Arizona Schools
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Arizona Substitutes

To substitute teach in Arizona you must have the following...

* A copy of your Arizona substitute teaching          certificate 
* A copy of your Arizona IVP fingerprint card         or Arizona fingerprint clearance card 
* Recent TB Test or Chest X-Ray 
* A Resume 
* An SOS application form 
* 2 Professional letters of reference 
* A valid form of ID 
* A completed W-9 form  

Click here for an application to obtain your substitute certificate: 

How to Request a Substitute Teacher in Arizona 
By Phone:
call 1-888-266-1175
Select the first option 
Then an operator will assist you
By Email: 
from anywhere send an email to
[email protected] In the body of       your email, Give teacher's name, school, reason for absence, contact number, and how long will the sub be needed, date sub is needed and teacher's grade.

By Website: 
go to, 
go to request a substitute
complete the "request a substitute" form. Select submit when completed.