Guest Teacher Program


    Fast-track your career in substitute teaching by participating in a Guest Teacher Program. The program provides substitute teacher training to people who have a Bachelor's Degree but do not hold an active Pennsylvania teaching certificate.

    ESS / Source4Teachers has partnered with Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 to provide a Guest Teacher Program. This program is offered to those who wish to substitute teach in Bucks County.



    Upcoming 2018 two-day sessions:

    August 23-24
    September 26-27
    October 30-31
    November 27-28
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm each day 

    Bucks County Intermediate Unit
    705 North Shady Retreat Road
    Doylestown, PA 1890

    Program information (PDF)
    ESS/Source4Teachers information (PDF) 

    Participants will receive step-by-step instructions on how to apply for their Emergency Permit in addition to the necessary requirements mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). 

    The interactive training sessions will cover: 

    * Planning and Preparation

    * Professionalism

    * Classroom Management

    * Special Education

    * Instructional Strategies

    * PDE Mandates

    The cost is $95 for the training. All applicants will need the following completed:

    • PA State Criminal Record Check (dated within one year)
    • Child Abuse Clearance (dated within one year)
    • FBI fingerprinting receipt (dated within one year)
    • Arrest Conviction Report
    • Negative TB Test Results/Physical (dated within one year)
    • SEALED transcripts for your Undergraduate Degree
    • Completed ACT 168 forms
    • Form 338G
    Information about these requirements can be found on the Pennsylvania Department of Education website.

    For more information about substitute teacher opportunities at Neshaminy please contact

    Neshaminy School District
    Human Resources


    To RSVP for the Guest Teacher program contact:

    Julie Sands at 856-482-0300 x3606

    or email jsands@ess.com


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