Substitute Teaching at NBPS

    • Applicants holding lifetime New Jersey instructional certificates may substitute without applying for a Substitute certificate.  This also applies to applicants holding Certificates of Eligibility with Advanced Standing and Certificates of Eligibility.  
    • Applying for a Substitute Certificate through New Brunswick Public Schools will NOT guarantee you will be hired as a substitute teacher within our school system.  There is a separate application process for substitute teaching within the New Brunswick Public Schools which can be located at
    • The Substitute Packet includes the Instructions for substitute certification. Follow the steps and contact Yosmery Mora for an appointment.   
    • Substitute Certification - 60 semester hours of college credits are required.  
    • Substitute as a School Nurse - a copy of an RN license is required 


    Long Term Substituting

    You may not be considered for a long term substitute position if you only have a county sub-certificate. A Long Term Substitute must hold a teaching certificate in the subject area of the classroom.  A separate district application must be completed. The principal of the school reviews the applicant pool to identify candidates of interest and will follow up with you accordingly.  

Pay Rates

    • Full day - $100.00 per day 
    • Half day - $50.00 
    • Substitute Nurse rate - $125.00 per day 
    • Long Term Substitute - $127.00 per day
  • For more information, please contact the Human Resources department:

    Yosmery Mora
    Human Resources Assistant 
    (732) 745-5300, ext. 5434