Substitute Teacher - Platte Co R-III
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Substitute Teacher
Job Location: Platte County R3 School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Platte Co R-III
Platte City, MO 64079
Telephone: 816-858-5420
Job Description:
Process for Becoming a PCR-3 Substitute
  • Step 1: Apply to be a Substitute - Click here to apply: current openings
  • Step 2: Interview - Once an applicant has applied, the HR team will invite qualified applicants to an interview. After the applicant has been interviewed and offered a Substitute position the applicant will be instructed to complete a background check with the PCR3 4-digit number. Substitute Teacher applicants require a Substitute or Teaching certification. Once the background check has cleared and certification is obtained the applicant will be invited to onboard.
  • Step 3: Background Check - You must have a current background clearance using the Platte County 4-digit number (see below) and is no older than 365 days. Go to to complete the online piece of your background check. The fee is $41.75. (Applicants with a Substitute Certification use code 1629.  Applicants with a Missouri Teaching Certification use code 1628.) 
  • Step 4: Obtain Substitute Teacher Certification - If you don't already have a teaching certification please apply for a substitute certificate. Click here and you will be taken to the DESE (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education). The substitute page will give you the information to apply for a substitute certificate. DESE charges $50.00 for a four-year substitute certificate.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.