Substitute Teaching Permits/Substitute Pay Rates
KCSOS Credential Services Department helps process applications for substitute teacher permits, authorizing substitute teaching services for K-12 public schools in California. Individuals interested in substitute teaching in Kern County must apply for the appropriate permit directly through KCSOS Credential Services.
NOTE: Holders of a teaching credential do not need to apply for a substitute teaching permit.
Permit options include:
(Bachelor’s Degree or Higher with Passage of the Basic Skills Examination)
Emergency Substitute Permit for Prospective Teachers Application Process
(Completion of 90 semester or 135 Quarter Units along with proof of current enrollment and Passage of Basic Skills Examination)