Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher Information

Thank you for your interest in guest teaching for Littleton Public Schools. Substitute teachers do need to hold a1 Year, 3 Year or 5 Year Substitute Authorization OR Professional Teaching License from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). 

Please be prepared to submit hard copies of the following items to Kathleen Riggert, Office of Human Resources, 5776 S. Crocker Street, Littleton, CO 80120:

Here is a two step process to become a substitute teacher:

Step 1: Get a substitute license from CDE (see links below)

Step 2:  Complete an application for ESC Substitute in Applitrack:  (see link below)

  • Please be prepared to submit the following documents as a part of of the application process:

    • Resume

    • Transcripts

    • High School Diploma for a 1 Year Substitute Authorization

    • CDE Teaching License OR 1, 3 or 5 Year Substitute Authorization (or receipt from CDE indicating application for license is in process)

  • All applicants should be aware of the following requirements:

    • Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check through FBI and CBI

    • Applicants will be required to pay a $39.50 (cash/check) fingerprint fee due upon hire.

    • Applicants will be interviewed by Human Resources prior to final hiring approval.

**Please note Substitute Teacher positions will be posted at different times throughout the year.  Guest teachers are welcome to complete the online licensed application during the time that applying for the open position listed as "Substitute Teaching".  This may be found at ( by referring to Human Resources for online applications for "Careers at LPS".