Human Resources and Educator Quality
Become a Non-Instructional Substitute

Please read all information below regarding the application process before applying.

Positions include: Custodial, Food and Nutrition Production Assistants, Instructional Assistants, and Early Head Start

Application Process

    1)  Apply Online: You must complete an online application to be considered for a position as a Pasco County Schools Non-Instructional Substitute.

  •  Search "Non-Instructional Substitute" and click "apply."
  •  Complete your online applications

     2) Speak with an HR Representative: You will be contacted by a Pasco County Schools HR representative to review the status of your application. If recommended for hire, you will be sent an email with instructions for completing the hiring process. Specific tasks will include completing the hiring paperwork and getting fingerprinted. Background screening is required for all employees before they are able to start working. The cost of fingerprinting is $61.25.

     3) Attend an Onboarding Session: The final step in the hiring process will be for you to attend an onboarding session at the District Office in Land O' Lakes. Once your hiring paperwork is completed, you will be scheduled a time to meet with an Onboarding Representative to bring in your original I-9 documents. At this session, an Onboarding Representative will complete a final review of all required paperwork with you and answer any additional questions you may have. You will also receive communication from SubCentral within one week from the onboarding session regarding access to the SmartFind substitute system.                                                                                        

If you have questions at any time through the hiring process, please contact SubCentral at 813-794-2490.

Non-Instructional Substitute Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a touch tone telephone and email address
  • Ability to work on short notice
  • Ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a substitute
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • All Non-Instructional substitutes must work a minimum of 10 days in a semester a month (to include at least four Fridays) to remain active.


  • $10.00 per hour 

Important Information

Pay Dates

School Locations & Driving Directions

ESS Sign on instructions for subs


Help Line: 866-389-1245

SmartFind Homepage  

Employee User Guide

Substitute User Guide

For more information, contact Sub Central