Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher Contact :  Debra Lee
Employment Analyst/Substitute Teachers
P.O. Box 1029 Lillington, NC 27546, Ph: (910) 893-8151 Ext. 248, Fax (910) 814-1484

**Please note limitations on the amount of time each sub may work is 14 days a month.**
How To Apply

Starting April 25, 2017, Harnett County Schools are very excited to offer new training for our Substitute Teachers.  The Effective Substitute Teacher Course will be an option for potential substitutes that need to meet minimum requirements to serve as a substitute teacher.  

The VIRTUAL training is offered by the App-Garden University.  There are many benefits to you as a sub such as the ability to train anytime and anywhere you have access to the internet. 

The Harnett County Schools Effective Substitute Teacher Course is $29.00.

Once you complete this training course you may print a certificate of completion to keep for your record and upload into your Applitrack Application.  The district office will be sent a report of your completion and this will also be a record of your intent to sub this year.

You may review the course as many times as you feel necessary within your one-year enrollment in the course which begins on the date of the purchase. You will go to the following link to purchase the Harnett County Schools Substitute Teacher training.

  • Complete Effective Teacher Training or App Garden Effective Substitute Teacher Course
  • Complete an online application
  • Attend a substitute Workshop
Complete online application using the Applitrack link above

Employee and Substitutes Quick Start Guide

If you’re having trouble logging in, click the “Forgot your login?” link next to the Login button
for more information. 


Your Login ID is your phone number on record.

Your PIN was sent to your HCS e-mail on record.

If you have log in problems, please contact the payroll person at your school.


Your Login ID is your phone number on record.

Your PIN was sent to your e-mail address on record.

If you have log in problems, please contact Jamie Ingram at 910-814-3418 or
Myesha McLean at 910-893 8151, ext 258.

Retirees wanting to Substitute:
Please contact Debra Lee for a Retiree Application. 

Substitute Workshop

Prior to attending the substitute workshop, all applicants must have...
  • Former Employees must have a six month waiting period before substituting.
  • Complete Effective Teacher Training and upload a copy of completion certificate to your Applitrack application.  Effective teacher training is offered at most local Community Colleges.  Please contact the college for dates and times.  If you have a teaching license, you are exempt from Effective Teacher Training.  Please upload a copy of your teaching license in your AppliTrack application.
  • Complete an AppliTrack application.  A completed application consist of the following:
    • Online application
    • Three references with email addresses
    • Release of information form
    • I-9 form
    • Equal employment opportunity form
    • High School and/or college transcript (will accept copies)
    • Copies of two forms of identification (one must be a picture ID)
    • Completed health certificate and TB test

Substitute Resources