Certificated Substitutes

Welcome to La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools!  We appreciate your interest in joining our district as a substitute teacher.  The following information is provided for your reference. If you have additional questions, please reach out to Viri Mendoza, Human Resources Technician: viridiana.mendoza@lmsvsd.net, (619) 688-5700 x6225

Apply via Frontline Education: Substitute Teacher Eligibility Pool

You must hold a valid California Teaching Credential or Substitute Permit for your application to be considered. If you are interested in obtaining a Substitute Permit please visit SDCOE or watch this informational video.

Current LMSV student teachers must apply to become a substitute teacher, and also be on-boarded by Human Resources as an employee prior to being eligible to sub for their guide teacher.

The La Mesa-Spring Valley School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Board Policy 4030 prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of district employees and job applicants based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital or parental status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Board Policy 4119.11 prohibits sexual harassment of district employees and job applicants. Complaints alleging unlawful discrimination or sexual harassment may be filed with the Coordinator for Nondiscrimination in Employment, the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. 

You'll Love It Here!

  • Award-Winning, Tuition-Free Neighborhood Schools
  • All-Day Kindergarten Offered at all Schools
  • Engaging Before and After School Care Offered at all Schools
  • Exemplary Staff Dedicated to Educating, Supporting, and Nurturing ALL Children
  • Innovative Educational Programs and Academies Including:
    • Arts and Music Education
    • Spanish Language Immersion
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (STEAM)
    • Online, Home School, and Blended Learning Programs
  • World-Class Physical Education Facilities

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