Becoming a Substitute

Types of Substitutes:

  • Substitute teachers
  • Paraprofessional educators work under the supervision of a certificated or licensed staff member to support and assist in instructional and other direct services to children.


Substitute teachers must register with the Shasta County Office of Education prior to being eligible to work at Columbia Elementary School District. Upon clearance from SCOE, bring your yellow card, Driver License, Social Security Card, and Mandated Reporter Certificate of Completion to the Columbia Elementary District Office for completion of payroll paperwork.


For more information about becoming a substitute for CESD, e-mail or call Brandy McDaniel: or (530) 223-1915 ext .103

Substitute Teacher Daily Pay Rates

Classified Substitute Pay - Step 1/Range 1 of Classified Salary Schedule

ReadySub - Sub finder program

Welcome & thank you for choosing to work at Columbia Elementary School District! 
Watch your email for initial communication from ReadySub with links and a password for login.
To ensure active communication for sub needs, be sure to update your Notifications Preferences immediately upon login.  Other features include updating your availability calendar to increase your employment opportunities.
Substitute User Guide (version 3.3)

Sick Leave Policy and Form

Persons employed by the Columbia Elementary School District, who are not covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, are entitled to rights to sick leave as outlined by the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014.