If you are interested in applying as a substitute teacher for Hoover City Schools, complete the Alabama Department of Education Certified Substitute online application.  Substitute applications will be reviewed periodically based on need.  If you are selected, you will be instructed to complete a Hoover City Schools Substitute Employment Packet.  The following are minimal requirements: 

    • Alabama State Department of Education online application
    • Valid Alabama professional educator certificate or substitute teacher license
    • Copy of driver license and social security card
    • Minimum of two years of college coursework
    • ABI/FBI background clearance through Cogent Systems at 

    A Substitute Orientation Session may be required to review the Hoover City Schools Substitute Handbook and conduct AESOP (Automated Educational Substitute Operator Program) training.  If you do not have a current Alabama teaching certificate or substitute license, you will be required to apply for a substitute license approved by the superintendent.  It typically takes two to four weeks for the Teacher Certification Office to issue a substitute license.  To check the status of your application, go to ( for verification of issuance. 

    Current Substitute Payrates:

    $85/Day Non-certified (Sub License Only)
    $90/Day Certified (Valid Alabama Professional Educator Certificate)
    $95/Day Retired Teacher from Hoover City Schools (Valid Certification Required)

    Please see the HCS Substitute Handbook


    Applicants interested in applying for substitute nurse positions should email the District Nurse, Vicki Holden, at .  

    Minimal requirements include: 

    • Current Alabama nursing license
    • Copy of driver license and social security card
    • College transcripts
    • ABI/FBI background clearance through COGENT Systems
    • Alabama State Department of Education online application
    • Current CPR certification
    • Minimum of two years clinical experience, pediatrics preferred 

      Current Pay Rate: $100/Day 

     All correspondence regarding Hoover City Schools substitute application procedures can be addressed by dialing 205-439-1093