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Preliminary Requirements

Submit the following to apply for a substitute K-12 position in New Jersey. After careful review, an E.O.C. representative will make contact to schedule an interview.

  • Send an updated resume' to

  • Complete the Introductory Interview

  • Complete the online application - Click Here

  • Be sure to provide an email address for two references on your application. EOC requires two professional reference recommendations prior to making a final hiring decision


After an interview is completed, all three references provided on your application are sent an email requesting feedback. Once reference feedback is reviewed a final hiring decision is made.

Prior To Interview

  • Complete Previous Employer Form

  • Complete an Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form (6004)

  • Complete a Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure form for every current and previous employer in which you had contact with children. (According to state legislation, a separate form must be filled out for each employer.)

  • Complete section 1 of the form—including the required signature on page 2—for each employer. You may, as a result, have several forms to submit.

  • You are only eligible for employment if EOC receives forms back from all of the employers you list and no record of misconduct is revealed. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to complete these forms now, in anticipation of potential employment and return them to as soon as possible.

Final Documents

To complete the hiring process, AFTER AN EMPLOYMENT OFFER IS MADE, you must submit the following documents:

  1. Proof of education from an accredited University or College

    • Minimum 60 college credits required

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher preferred

  2. Proof of Teacher Certification, Substitute teacher certification and/or other certifications if applicable

  3. Proof of a Mantoux Test (TB) that is less than two years old. 

    • Click here to download the Mantoux Test form to be completed by your physician.

  4. 2 valid forms of identification: Driver's License, State Issued Photo ID, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Passport

  5. FBI Criminal History Record that is clean and less than 1 year old.

    • Click here to download fingerprinting and background check directions.

    • You must provide a copy of your approval letter with a Blue Seal that is sent within 3-4 weeks of fingerprinting.

  6. A valid email address (that will not expire such as a college or university address). 


Once all of the required final documents are submitted, we will arrange for you to come into the office to complete orientation!

Apply today and become a team member of the premier provider of substitute coverage! As an Educators On Call Substitute, you will gain valuable experience and have the benefit of a flexible work schedule.

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