Substitute Information


  • Substituting is a wonderful way to gain experience and earn money while maintaining a flexible schedule!

    Teacher Subs (Certificated) - to work as a teacher sub, you must have a Washington State Teaching Certificate, or a Permanent Sub License.

    Emergency Sub - If you are not  certificated, but have earned a BA/BS Degree, you may be interested in becoming an  “Emergency” Sub to accept last-minute teaching jobs. More details here

    Classified Subs - include roles include Para Educator*, Computer Lab, Library, Noon/Recess Supervisor, Custodian and Food Service.
  • Please note: as of 9/1/20 - due to schools being closed and utilizing a distance learning model for the initial start of school, we will not be adding new Classified Subs" until schools are able to reopen for face-to-face instruction.
  • *Para Educator Subs must meet one of two "highly qualified" requirements: either have earned the equivalent of an Associate's Degree, or have a qualifying score on the ETS Paraeducator Assessment.  For details and information about the ParaPro exam, click here.
  • TO APPLY for any of the above substitute jobs, pick up and complete a Substitute Application Packet, available at the District Office, located at 516 Main Street.

    If you have more questions, please contact Julie Brossow, 360-354-4443, ext. 3411, or email

 Join the ranks of the safest and greatest team of school bus drivers!  


If you like kids and enjoy driving, begin your career now as a substitute bus driver. We have immediate openings for bus drivers to transport students. No experience necessary.  

Please contact Shane Stanfill, 360-354-5469 or email Stanfills@lynden.wednet.edufor information on how to apply. 

  • FREE training and immediate openings.
  • Must be 21 years of age and have high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have proof of acceptable driving record for past 3 years.
  • Must be able to work with students with special needs.
  • CDL preferred but not required. 
  • >Substitute Bus Driver $20.86 per hour (subject to change).


We are looking to add to our substitute custodian pool for evening shifts. No experience necessary and we train. Rate of pay is $19.94 per hour. Start time is flexible but a typical shift begins at 2:30 P.M.