Substitute Teacher Information

Welcome to Mansfield Schools! We appreciate your interest in our district.

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


  • In order to substitute at Mansfield Schools you must have a substitute certificate with the state of Missouri, through DESE. Successful completion of 60 college credit hours, from an accredited college, is required to substitute teach (classroom and/or paraprofessional).

Directions - Click on the position above, open the document online, make a copy, and fill out the application. (Directions for making a copy)

Then email a copy to Lori Edwards -, please place "Substitute teacher" in the subject line.

Or print and fill out the application, then turn it in to Lori Edwards in the central office in person, or mail your application to C/O Lori Edwards Mansfield R-IV West Ohio Street Mansfield, MO 65704. Questions call 417-924-8458

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT The Mansfield R-IV School District is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of this district to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, socioeconomic status, marital status, sex, age, disability or memberships in legally constituted organizations, to the extent required by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, election, placement, training, assignment, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits and termination. The Board is an equal opportunity employer.