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Guest Employees

Guest employees play an instrumental role in promoting a safe and supportive learning environment.

Be a vital part of an education team! No matter your role, your presence and positive attitude can make an impact on the life of a student.

Participating Districts

The following districts participate in the EdJobsNW substitute services:

  • Griffin +
  • Hood Canal +
  • Mary M. Knight *
  • McCleary +
  • Oakville +
  • Olympia +

*Certificated, **Classified, +Both

  • Rochester **
  • Sound to Harbor Early Learning **
  • Tenino *
  • Tumwater +
  • Yelm +

Becoming a Guest Employee

Each year, from July 15 – May 15, we accept applications for the following positions:

  • Certificated Guest Teacher
  • Paraeducator/Bus Monitor/Office Professional
  • Sound to Harbor Early Learning Program
  • School Counselor/School Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Emergency Certificated Guest Teacher

Guest employee placement is on an on-call, as-needed basis as dictated by the daily needs of our participating districts. Be advised, there is no guarantee of placement on any given day and no ongoing expectation of placement.


Click on a link below to view the job description and to apply for that guest employee position. Note: You will need to review and/or complete the appropriate documents listed in the section below prior to submitting your application.

Application Documents & Links


In addition to the online application, you will need to review and/or complete the documents listed below. Completed documents must be uploaded to your application prior to submitting.

EdJobsNW-Certificated Guest Teacher & CTE Instructor Documents 2019-20

EdJobsNW-Guest-Pareducator, Bus Monitor & Office Professional Documents 2019-20

EdJobsNW-Emergency Guest Teacher Documents 2019-20

EdJobsNW-Guest-School Counselor/School Nurse Documents 2019-20

EdJobsNW-Guest-Licensed Practical Nurse Documents

Guest Employee Guide (Review)

Code of Professional Conduct (Review)

Workers' Compensation - Accident Reporting Information (Review & download. Print to complete if you are injured on the job.)

FAQs (Review)

SafeSchools - Safeschool courses must be completed prior to being placed in the Guest Employee pool. You will receive an email with your login information after you submit your completed online application.


Absence Management (Aesop)

OSPI Certification (website with Guest Employee information)


Guest employee pay varies by school district and position. Check the job posting for specific pay rates.


Guest employee positions are not eligible for benefits, with the exception of sick leave.

Guest employee earn one hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked within the same district. They may earn sick leave for each district in which they work.

Contact Information

Office: 360-464-6857
Fax: 360-464-6904
Hours: 7 am - 4:30 pm, weekdays
Closed holidays.

Our office is closed July 1 and 4.