How to become a guest teacher

  • Interested in being a guest teacher in Norman Public Schools? Kelly Education prepares our guest teachers to succeed in every classroom by offering access to highly respected training and professional learning programs and encourages individuals to further their teaching career in specialty areas including STEM, ELL, ELE and special education. If you are interested in becoming a guest teacher to work in our schools, we invite you to apply at or call 405-848-0538. 

    Click here to apply now!

    Why substitute teach?

    • Positively impact the education of students in your own community.
    • Feel good about the work you do.
    • Earn steady income through a variety of short- and long-term substitute positions available.
    • Enjoy work-life balance.


    - Certified Guest Teachers - $85 a day
    - Non-certified Guest Teachers - $65 a day
    - Long-term Guest Teachers (as determined by length of time committed to one position and approved by HR) - $174 a day


    -Lead instruction in the classroom by executing existing lesson plans

    -Motivate students to learn and participate

    -Assume duties of the regular classroom teacher in accordance with school rules

    -Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students      

    Minimum requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED

    Perks you’ll enjoy as a substitute teacher:

    -Free online classroom management training to help you become a capable, confident classroom leader

    -Free ongoing professional development to keep your skills sharp

    -Paid orientation on district policies and procedures so you understand the culture and requirements of the school district

    -Weekly pay

    -Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage, for eligible employees

    -Group insurance options*

    -Ability to create a work schedule that works for you

    -Ability to select your preferred school locations

    “*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly.