Capital Region ESD 113
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Classified Substitutes

  • Positions include: Paraeducators and Campus Security
  • Must hold a high school diploma or GED
Criteria Required for Substitute Placement
In order to apply and receive consideration for classified substitute placement, you must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience working and/or volunteering with children in a professional setting.

Participating Districts:

   Griffin, Hood Canal, Olympia, Tumwater and Yelm
Rate of Pay
  • Griffin School District: Paraeducator $12.14 hour
  • Hood Canal School District: Paraeducator $12.20 hour
  • Olympia School District: Paraeducator $11.40 hour
  • Tumwater School District: Paraeducator $11.91 hour
  • Yelm Community Schools: Paraeducator $11.10 hour

Classified Substitute Documents
Click on each link below to open and complete each document. All completed documents must be uploaded to your online application prior to submission.

Substitute Orientation

Once all documents are complete and your fingerprint background check is clear, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the online Substitute Orientation. After verification that all courses are completed, you will be placed in the pool of eligible substitutes and receive a follow-up email with your SubFinder (automated substitute dispatching system) log in information. 

Substitute placement is on an on-call, as needed basis as dictated by the daily needs of our member districts. Be advised, there is no guarantee of placement on any given day and no ongoing expectation of placement.

If you have any questions, please contact the Substitute Services office at or