Set kids up for success.

Literally shape the future as a substitute teacher or paraprofessional in The School District of Philadelphia. Or, check out other soul-lifting work opportunities in food service, custodial, office clerical and more.
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Working for Kelly Education & The School District of Philadelphia

At Kelly Education, we connect passionate people with great jobs in local schools. Whether you’re looking to work a few days a week or every daywant to work in a classroom or a non-instructional role—we’ll connect you with flexible work you can feel good about.  Even if you’re new to the education field, our thorough training and orientation will prepare you to be successful. 

If you are searching for meaningful work that enriches the lives of students in your community and want to be a part of moving education forward, we encourage you to apply to be part of the Kelly Education team. And right now, get a $90 bonus for clearance reimbursement after you complete your first assignment.

Why Kelly Education?
Professional development Our free and comprehensive training, paid orientation, and continuous learning prepare you to be successful.
Benefits You’ll have access to ACA-compliant health plans, 401(k), service bonuses, and more
Work-life balance We provide a better way to work and live with flexible and steady work options available

Substitute educator spotlight



“I really care about the students. I put my heart into it. I’m there because I want to be there for them. You always hear about paying back and contributing to society, and this is a great way to do it. What better way than investing in our youth.” 

- Nick B., Substitute Teacher 


  • What are the requirements to become a substitute?

  • What's the hiring process like?

  • Do I need teaching experience to become a substitute teacher?

  • Am I required to work a certain number of days?

  • What training and support will I receive?

  • How much do substitute employees get paid?

  • What is the school district’s current opening state and learning model?

  • Will I have opportunities to earn additional income?



Available positions

Have an impact on the next generation.

Join our team of 64,000+ substitute educators and staff who make a difference every day.  

NE Office:
Phone: 215-604-1030
7300 Bustleton Ave, Suite 215
Philadelphia, PA 19152

Center City Office:
Phone: 215-563-4320
440 N. Broad Street, Ste.# 1173
Philadelphia, PA 19130

South Office:

Phone: 267-758-8688
330 Oregon Avenue, Whitman Plaza
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Questions about applying? Contact us.