Thank you for your interest in being a Substitute through High Desert ESD!
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR ARE CLOSED!
Please check back in July 2024 for information, job descriptions, applications and orientation dates for the 2024-2025 school year!

Thank you for your interest in the Substitute Services program through High Desert ESD. The High Desert ESD provides substitute teaching (licensed) and educational assistant/secretary (classified) services for many local school districts including Bend-La Pine Schools, Redmond, Crook County (licensed substitutes only), Sisters, Culver, Powell Butte Charter School, Redmond Proficiency Academy and Seven Peaks School. Additionally, the ESD provides substitute services to area Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE) programs and the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC). We work directly with the High Desert ESD Human Resources Department.

2023-2024 Substitute pay rates:
Licensed: $206.40 per 8 hour day = $25.80 per hour (4 or 8 hour shifts)
Licensed Long Term: $217.92 per 8 hour day = $27.24 per hour (4 or 8 hour shifts)
Classified: $17.00 per hour

2023-2024 School Year Orientation Dates:

        • Friday, April 26, 2024 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm – REGISTRATION AND WAIT LIST CLOSED!
        • 2024-2025 school year: information, job descriptions, applications and orientation dates will be posted on this page in early July 2024.

Helpful links:
HDESD Substitute Onboarding Checklist & Timeline – updated March 2024!
Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission: http://www.oregon.gov/TSPC/Pages/index.aspx
Talent Ed Recruit & Hire (High Desert ESD Application Portal): https://highdesert.cloud.talentedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx
Badge & BLPS Barcode/QR Code FAQ’s

Contacts:

Questions/Information (e.g. license types, onboarding process, etc.): Ann Marie Anderson, 541-693-5621, annmarie.anderson@hdesd.org
Substitute Orientation Registration (starting in July 2024):
Stacy Kelley, 541-693-5600 (ext 2000), stacy.kelley@hdesd.org
Substitute Placement Specialist (Red Rover questions, timesheet questions, available jobs, etc.): Tiffany Whitehurst, 541-693-5626, tiffany.whitehurst@hdesd.org