Substitutes play an important role in helping CUSD 303 educate its students. We hope that the Substitute Handbook will answer most of the questions Substitutes might have about working at CUSD 303. Do not hesitate to contact Julie Wenger, District Substitute Coordinator, at (331) 228-4924 for additional information.
To be eligible to serve as a substitute teacher in Kane County, you will first need to apply online to the Kane County Human Resources Consortium by going to the Kane County Regional Office of Education web site. Click on Our Resources tab, Teach in Kane County or go to https://teachinkane.org then click on the word "Substitute" on the left side to Start/Continue/Update Online Application. In the “position desired” section of the application, select “Substitute Teacher St. Charles District 303”. Once your application is on the Kane County Human Resources Consortium, all D303 administrators and the District Substitute Coordinator will then be able to review your application to become a certified substitute for D303.
A candidate selected to become a substitute in D303 will also need to obtain a background check through Kane County Regional Office of Education located in Geneva at 28 N. First Street (630-232-5955) at their own expense. To set up an appointment to be fingerprinted, please go to the Kane ROE web site and click on Fingerprint Appointment.
NOTE: There is no guarantee that completing this full process will lead to employment within a Kane County school as a substitute.
In addition to the employment and identification documents above, Athletic Coaches must provide the following:
Community Unit School District 303 shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, marital status, arrest record, military status or unfavorable military discharge, order of protection status, citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in the United States, use of lawful products while not at work,
being a victim of domestic or sexual violence, genetic information, physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation, credit history, unless a satisfactory credit history is an established bona fide occupational requirement of a particular position, or other legally protected categories.
District 303 is recognized as one of the most progressive and innovative school districts in Illinois. Our success reflects our ability to attract and retain highly qualified, committed, and enthusiastic employees. Thank you for your interest in employment.