Branson Public Schools

A Community Committed to Learning

Substitute Information 
 

Substitute Information 2016 - 2017

We appreciate your interest in Branson Schools!

PLEASE NOTE!

An application must be completed for both the Missouri Department of Education and Branson Schools.

Due to federal regulations governing our payroll, you are required to present your social security card when applying to be a substitute employee at Branson Schools. We will not compensate you for hours worked without presenting your card.

Due to the Healthcare Reform Act, substitutes will be limited to substituting four days during a work-week.

Returning Substitutes

If you were employed as a substitute during the 2015-2016 school year and you wish to return in 2016-17, complete the Substitute Application form and Missouri Highway Patrol Child Abuse and Criminal/Record Form only. If you have any payroll changes, please contact ext. 9017.
 
Return the forms to Branson Public Schools, Attn: Stephanie Seaman, 1756 Bee Creek Road, Branson, MO 65616.
You may also send by e-mail to ss@branson.k12.mo.us.

New Substitutes

(Including those on the 2015-2016 list, but not employed)

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REQUIREMENTS
 
  • In order to substitute at Branson Schools, with the exception of secretary, you must have a substitute certificate with the state of Missouri. Successful completion of 60 college credit hours is required to substitute teach (classroom and/or paraprofessional). College credit hours are not required to substitute as clerical staff. 

  • We will no longer accept paraprofessional substitutes without a substitute teaching certificate issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Missouri.

  • Click HERE for DESE application instructions including fingerprinting and transcripts. 
Your DESE checklist will include:
  1. Online substitute certificate application

  2. Original copies of ALL transcripts to: Educator Certification; P.O. Box 480; Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480. Please make sure they are marked as “Substitute” and include your social security number or educator I.D. (received when completed DESE application).

  3. Fingerprint/background check 
The 4 digit registration code for fingerprinting is 2081. Please do NOT use this 4 digit code if you are applying to be a nurse or secretary ONLY substitute. Follow the instructions listed in the appropriate section below this. After completing the application process with DESE, you will need to apply with each school district in which you would like to work.

  • Please print and complete the substitute application forms ( #1 – #7) for Branson Schools.

  • Submit the forms, in person, to the Central Office located at 1756 Bee Creek Road. When presenting your forms, we will also request a copy of your driver's license and social security card. Regular business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., M-F. Our summer hours are M – TH, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Clerical Staff

Complete the substitute application forms.
Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information:
https://www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MACHSFP/home.html

The 4 digit registration code for clerical staff is 2082.
There is a possibility the fingerprinting agency will automatically charge the school district for your prints, please reimburse the district as soon as possible after the occurrence.

Nurse

Submit a current copy of LPN or RN license.
Complete the substitute application forms.
Provide a copy of a Missouri fingerprint background clearance dated within 12 months of application or use the following link for fingerprint information:
https://www.machs.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MACHSFP/home.html
The 4 digit registration code for a nurse is 2082.
 
 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER DRESS GUIDELINES

Branson School District has established Substitute Dress Guidelines to inform substitutes of appropriate clothing and accessory items to maximize the educational process and minimize distractions. The following guidelines will apply:
  1. No halter-tops, tube tops, tank tops, midriffs, shirts with bare sides, or see-through blouses/shirts may be worn. No clothing with spaghetti straps or such straps that may display any parts of undergarments may be worn. No excessively tight or incomplete clothing may be worn.

  2. Muscle shirts and mesh jerseys may only be worn over shirts.

  3. Pants will be worn appropriately, not excessively below the waistline. Shorts and skirts are to be of appropriate length. No pants may be worn with holes or tears above the knee. Underwear may not be worn as outerwear or exposed to view.

  4. Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times.

  5. Shirts, jackets, or other items with profanity, alcoholic beverage logos, drug references, sexual innuendoes, or satanic inferences may not be worn. Shirts that promote vulgarity/violence are not allowed at school. Teachers may not wear anything that would be considered insensitive to any nationality, ethnic group, or gender.

  6. Teachers may not wear caps, bandanas, scarves, headbands, gloves, or sunglasses in the building. (Exceptions may be made for school-sponsored special activities such as School Spirit Week).

  7. Body piercing (such as: in nose, cheek, lips, fingers, eyebrow, tongue) are not to be worn at school.

  8. Any apparel that could cause injury to others will not be permitted. Examples: wallet chains, extreme rings, necklaces, or spiked bracelets, etc.

  9. Face painting, writing or drawing on the skin, and distracting hair color or hair style are not allowed at school. Costumes are not to be worn to school. (Exceptions may be made for school-sponsored special activities such as School Spirit Week).

  10. Teachers are to be neat and clean upon entering school.
 

Substitute Application Forms

  1. Sub Application Form

  2. Form W-4 

  3. Missouri Form W-4 

  4. Direct Deposit Application

  5. Technology Acceptable Usage Agreement

  6. References

  7. Form I-9

  8. MSHP Criminal Record Form
Submit Forms to:             
 Branson Public Schools
1756 BeeCreek Road
Branson, MO 65616
 
 
 

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