Become a Guest Teacher for RLAS-116

  • Are you looking for a position that offers a flexible work schedule and competitive pay? If so, consider applying for a Substitute teaching position with our District! Substitute Teaching offers these benefits, and most importantly, also provides the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of students in your community. Round Lake Area Schools District 116 welcomes all eligible applicants to join our District as a Substitute!


    If you are interested in working as a Guest Teacher/Substitute Teacher for our district, you must hold a valid Substitute, Paraprofessional (with a Bachelor’s degree on file), or a Professional Educator License registered in Lake County.

    Obtaining a License

    If you are new to guest teaching, visit the ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION website to apply for your Substitute License. Then follow the next steps.

    • Initial License Requirements: Must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
    1. Complete the application process through the ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION and pay applicable fees.
    2. Register your license in Lake County (Region 34/Lake ROE)

    Below are step-by-step guides for each of these steps, for your convenience. 

Step-by-Step Guides

  • Substitute Rates


    Day-to-Day Guest Teachers and Teaching Assistants

    Daily Sub Rate: $115.00 per day

    Half Day Sub Rate: $57.50


    Long-Term Guest Teacher and Teaching Assistant Assignments

    Long-term Substitute Rates (30 or more consecutive days for the same staff member)

    Teacher: $210.00 per day

    Teaching Assistant: $150.00 per day

    Extra transition or shadowing days: $115 per day

If you are having trouble viewing the document, you may download the document.