The Harrisburg School District increased its daily Substitute Teacher pay rate for highly qualified substitute teachers. Excellent pay, and great teaching and professional development opportunities await recent educational graduates, seasoned and retired educators, and other qualified candidates who have a passion for teaching and want to make a difference in the lives of our students.

    Substitute teaching is a great opportunity to be a mentor and help students become the best versions of themselves. Harrisburg School District partners with Kelly Education, a leading provider of substitute teachers to school districts across the U.S. to manage our substitute program. To learn more or apply for substitute teacher positions at Harrisburg School District, please contact Kelly Education by completing the Inquiry Form below and a recruiter will follow up with you.  Have questions, call 800-991-5157, Option 2.

     You or someone you know interested in a position?  Kelly Education Inquiry Form

    See Harrisburg School District’s new daily pay rate structure for Substitute Teachers below: 

    • $200/day for a daily Substitute Teacher
    • $225/day for a Building Substitute (reports to the same building every day for whatever assignment is needed)
    • $250/day for a Harrisburg School District Teacher Retiree
    • $250/day for Substitute Teacher assignment at Rowland Academy


    • Bachelor's Degree or PA Teaching Certificate
    • Follows PDE Requirements

    To apply for substitute teaching opportunities in the Harrisburg School District, email Jaymes Steele at Kelly Education Services at jays887@kellyservices.com. For all other career opportunities with the District, please email Vina Milligan, Assistant Human Resources Director at Vmilligan@hbgsd.us or call (717) 703-4159. Click here to learn more.