Become a Guest Teacher for RLAS-116

  •  Kelly Educaiton

    Remember that teacher who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn!  Substitute teaching is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves and Round Lake Area Schools partners with Kelly Education, a leading provider of substitute teachers to school districts across the U.S. to manage our substitute program.

    To learn more or apply for substitute teacher positions, paraprofessionals, and classroom monitors at Round Lake Area Schools, please contact Kelly Education at or click the following link to schedule an interview with Kelly Education:


    Round Lake Area Schools District 116 has partnered with Kelly Education to manage our substitute program. If you are interested in Substitute Teaching for our District and possess the appropriate licensures, please visit to begin the online application.

    Interested applicants can also contact Kelly Education directly at 856-406-6015 or email for more information regarding substitute teaching in our District. Kelly Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



    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)


    Substitute License Step-By-Step

    This document, provided by the Lake County Regional Office of Education, has step-by-step instructions on how to receive a substitute license.

  • 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