Substitute Personnel

  • Kelly

    Hamburg Area School District and Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) would like to announce their partnership in the management of Substitute Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Clerical Workers and Custodians for the 2018/2019 school year. KES is a partner to over 7,000 schools nationwide who are trusted to provide continuity when teachers are absent. 

    If you are interested in becoming an instructional substitute, we invite you to contact KES at or 484-415-2939.


    Substitute and Guest teachers serve in the absence of a regular contracted teacher. A substitute teacher must must have a valid Substitute Teaching license for the state of Pennsylvania. Guest teachers must have a Bachelor's Degree and have participated in a Guest Teacher training program through Kelly Educational Staffing.

    Being a substitute teacher is a great way for individuals who are working toward a degree in education to gain valuable classroom experience! 

    • As a Kelly employee working for Hamburg Area School District, Substitute/Guest Teachers earn a competitive rate of $110.00 per day for up to 30 days. The rate then increases to $120 per day for the remainder of the year.
    • Substitutes who fulfill short-term assignments (between 30 and 92 consecutive days in one assignment) will receive $150.00 per day.
    • Long-term substitutes (92.5+ days in one consecutive assignment) are paid according to our salary schedule, as per our Collective Bargaining Agreement, and are considered employee's of the District. Vacancies will be posted on our Employment Opportunities page where applicants may apply online. 



    Support Staff Substitutes serve in the absence of a regular Support Staff employee. If you are interested in gaining experience in a field other than teaching, a support staff substitute may be the position for you. The hourly rate for paraprofessionals, clerical and custodial substitutes is $10.00. Please contact Kelly Educational Staffing to apply for one or more of the positions below:

    • Paraprofessional
    • Personal Care Assistant
    • Secretarial/Clerical
    • Custodial (2nd Shift)

     For more information contact KES at or 484-415-2939.


    Licensed nurses who wish to be considered a Substitute Nurse for the District will earn a per diem rate of $110.00. Applicants do not need to be "School Nurse Certified" to be a Substitute Nurse. Applicants may apply directly to the District via our online applicant portal at,



    Applicants who wish to substitute in our Food Service department may apply directly to the District via our online applicant portal at, Food Service substitutes earn an hourly rate of $10.00.