Prospective Substitute Resources

Interested in becoming a substitute?

Kelly Education, the district's substitute services partner for non-childcare positions, is ready to bring you onboard! To begin the screening process, please click HERE to access the Kelly Education flyer, then click on the "Forms" link in the bottom right section of the flyer -or- scan the QR code on the flyer.  You may contact Kelly Education at 800-991-5157 or email at for any questions that you may have.

Earn $100 for each referral! Learn more about the Kelly Education Referral Program HERE

Student Intern Substitutes

Are you a current student intern for Southfield Public Schools? Do you wish to serve as a substitute for your assigned mentor (subject to the governing rules of your respective university)?

Before you can be onboarded as a Kelly Education intern substitute for your assigned mentor ONLY you must:

  1. Obtain pre-approval from Field/Program Coordinator (college/university) There is typically a standard form provided by the college/university Coordinator; however, an email as evidence of pre-approval is sufficient.
  2. Obtain pre-approval from building Principal or designee
  3. Obtain pre-approval from your assigned Mentor Teacher
  4. Forward the form or email correspondences as evidence of pre-approval to Southfield Public Schools at


Student Teacher/Student Interns must complete the onboarding process with the district's substitute staffing company.  Onboarding includes obtaining the required Day-to-Day Substitute Teacher Permit, providing an official transcript, completing the I-9 process, etc.

Student Interns are limited to the maximum amount of hours they can serve as a substitute for their assigned mentors.  This is in accordance with policies and guidelines governed by the attending college or university.