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.


    ESS Guest Teacher Program Information (October, 2020)

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


    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


    For more information on the Guest Teacher program, please contact:

    Jane Scheuerer


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