PLACEMENT ON THE CASSVILLE R-IV SUBSTITUTE TEACHER LIST
In order to substitute teach in the State of Missouri, individuals must submit the following:
· Complete a minimum of 60 college hours from an accredited school or university
· Pass both state and federal criminal background checks.
· Obtain a current substitute certificate through the Missouri Department of Education.
· Complete a Cassville R-IV School District application @ https://cassville.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
If an applicant holds a Missouri Teaching License (excluding Lifetime Certificates) and they are retired or not working as a
full-time teacher, they will also be required to apply for a substitute certificate.
More information on this process can be found at: https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification/substitute-teachers.
A certificate is for individuals wishing to substitute teach in the K-12 classroom setting (elementary,
middle/high school content areas, special education, art, music, PE, etc.). A certificate may be granted to an
individual who has completed a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit from a regionally accredited, academic degree-granting,
college or university. Verification of these hours must be provided with an original transcript from each institution the applicant
Once the on-line application has been received by the district, certification through DESE and background check results are
checked. Applications are then approved by the Board of Education during a regular board meeting. Once approved, the
applicant will receive via mail the Cassville R-IV Substitute Handbook, Acceptable Use Policy, and Payroll packet. The last page
of the Sub Handbook and Acceptable Use Policy includes statements that must be signed and returned to the Cassville R-IV
For liability purposes, all applicants must also complete MUSIC Sexual Misconduct: Staff-to-Student training. This is an
on-line training which must be completed before applicant can be placed in a classroom. The link to the video along with
username and password will be sent so that it can be watched at the applicant’s convenience.