Information and Requirements 

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in substitute teaching with Lynchburg City Schools. Only applicants that meet Lynchburg City Schools’ requirements will be notified and scheduled for the orientation.

2024-25 Substitute Teacher Application


  • Minimum of sixty (60) college credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university. Attach transcripts to the application or send via email to [email protected].
  • Successful background check
  • Three satisfactory professional references


  • Complete the online Lynchburg City Schools’ Employment Application.
  • Forward original or a copy of original college transcripts and teaching license (if possessed) to Lynchburg City Schools Department of Human Resources or attach to application.
  • Documents will be reviewed to determine if the applicant meets Lynchburg City Schools’ needs. Applicants meeting these criteria will be contacted and scheduled to attend an orientation.


Education/TERM Hours Worked Daily Rate
Teacher (Certified)  7.5 hours/day $175
Teacher (Bachelors, but no licensure) 7.5 hours/day $140
Teacher (60+ college credits or Associates Degree)  7.5 hours/day $115
Long-term Teacher (noted above) 7.5 hours/day Base Daily Rate + $35/day

** College credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university.

Long-term substitute teachers are those who have be approved in advance by the Director of Human Resources, who serve for ten (10) or more consecutive days in the same assignment, and who assume teaching responsibilities such as but not limited to:

  • Preparing and submitting lesson plans
  • Grading and assessing students
  • Communicating and conferencing with parents/guardians
  • Participating in school functions/activities as assigned by the building principal

Filing Deadline/Questions

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis; however, seating is limited for orientation. If you have any questions about the application process, staff from the Department of Human Resources are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (434) 515-5050 or via email at [email protected].