• Substitute Teachers - Welcome Session Checklist

    Welcome to the Boston Public Schools! Here you will find a New Employee Checklist for Substitute Teachers and a link to download all the new hire documents needed to ensure you are paid and receive employee benefits in a timely manner.

    Please plan to bring:

      • A Photo ID (passport or government issued photo ID. Must b original document, not a copy)

      • Social Security Card(Must be original document, not a copy)
        - To order a replacement card, visit HERE

      • Proof of licensure from ELAR (if applicable)

      • SubSkills Online Training Course - BPS Sub Training
        *Required only if you do not have a Massachusetts Educator License*
        - must complete the SubAssessment with a score of 85 or higher
      • Official transcripts for undergraduate and any graduate work completed
        *Only sealed, hard copies of transcripts are accepted*
        - Undergraduate transcripts must state that the degree was conferred and include degree conferral date
        - A degree from outside the United States requires evaluation through the Center for Educational Documentation (CED) - please allow sufficient processing time: http://www.cedevaluations.com/application_form.html
      • Conflict of Interest Law/Ethics Training Certification (online)
        - To complete training visit http://www.muniprog.eth.state.ma.us
        - Print the certificate of completion and bring it with you to your Welcome Session

    • 2 Employer References (current or previous supervisor) *Must be within the last 2 years*


    Review Policies and Trainings

    Please take a moment to review the following important Boston Public Schools policies and information. At your Welcome Session you will need to acknowledge receipt of each policy and a hard copy of these documents will be available.