If you are interested in substituting during the 2023-2024 school year for Fair Grove R-X Schools, you will need to complete the on-line application through DESE, complete the local requirements of the school district.

Daily Rate

*Long Term (11-20 Days)

or Fair Grove Retirees

*Long Term 21+




*Long-term substituting must be consecutive days for the same teacher or aide.

A substitute training meeting for the 2023-24 school year will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 1:30 pm in the Fair Grove MS/HS Library.

If you are interested in substitute teaching after the training date or have any questions please contact Rhonda Perryman at 417-759-2233 ext. 1000.

Please bring:

  • completed FG application and payroll forms

  • state-issued substitute certificate

  • two forms of identification

You will also be required to complete the following and be approved by the Fair Grove Board of Education.

  • Background Check (must call the District Central Office in order to obtain registration #)

  • An online training video

  • Emergency Contact Form

  • Technology Form

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education online application process, as well as all local documentation, is available by clicking the buttons on the left. Local forms may also be obtained in the Central Office.

Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Background Check Procedures

  • IdentoGo captures your fingerprints.  Click BACKGROUND CHECK button on the left and call the District Central Office to obtain registration number.

  • IdentoGo is located at 220 W Sunshine, Springfield MO phone: 417-881-2522

  1. Applicant applies for substitute certificate (click DESE ONLINE APPLICATION) button on the left

  2. Mail original transcripts (write in educator ID or SS number) to:

  3. Educator Certification
    PO Box 480
    Jefferson City, MO 65102

  4. Once all documentation is received by DESE, a Sub Certificate will be "issued" not mailed. Applicant can then print a copy.