Hoover City Schools




If you are interested in applying as a substitute teacher for Hoover City Schools, complete the Alabama Department of Education Certified Substitute online application by clicking here.  Substitute applications will be reviewed periodically based on need.  If you are selected, you will be instructed to complete a Hoover City Schools Substitute Employment Packet.  The following are minimal requirements: 

  • Alabama State Department of Education online application
  • Valid Alabama professional educator certificate or substitute teacher license
  • Copy of driver license and social security card
  • A minimum of two years of college course work
  • ABI/FBI background clearance through Cogent Systems at www.CogentID.com

A Substitute Orientation Session may be required to review the Hoover City Schools Substitute Handbook and conduct AESOP (Automated Educational Substitute Operator Program) training.  If you do not have a current Alabama teaching certificate or substitute license, you will be required to apply for a substitute license approved by the superintendent.  It typically takes two to four weeks for the Teacher Certification Office to issue a substitute license.  To check the status of your application, go to tcert.alse.edu (https://tcert.alsde.edu/Portal/Public/Pages/SearchCerts.aspx) for verification of issuance. 

Current Pay Rates for Substitutes:

  • $75/Day Non-certified (Sub License Only)
  • $80/Day Certified (Valid Alabama Professional Educator Certificate)
  • $85/Day Retired Teacher from Hoover City Schools (Valid Certification Required)



Please email Cara Mordecai at cmordecai@hoover.k12.al.us if interested in applying to substitute for the After School Care Program (ASCP).  Minimal requirements include:

  • Copy of driver license and social security card
  • ABI/FBI background clearance (not required for current Hoover City Schools’ students in good standing)
  • Voided check
  • Completed Alabama State Department of Education online application (select District 4)

Current Pay Rate for ASCP Substitutes:        $32/Day 



 Applicants interested in applying for substitute nurse positions should email the District Nurse, Vicki Holden, at vholden@hoover.k12.al.us .  Minimal requirements include: 

  • Current Alabama nursing license
  • Copy of driver license and social security card
  • College transcripts
  • ABI/FBI background clearance through COGENT Systems
  • Alabama State Department of Education online application
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, pediatrics preferred 

Current Pay Rate:                $100/Day 


All correspondence regarding Hoover City Schools substitute application procedures should be directed to:

Cara Mordecai - cmordecai@hoover.k12.al.us / 205 439.1093 OR

Kristi Williams - krwilliams@hoover.k12.al.us / 205.439.1031


The Hoover City Board of Education is located at 2810 Metropolitan Way, Hoover, AL 35243  



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