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School District of West Salem Employment Opportunities


Job Openings on WECAN.              
See our certified staff postings

See our support staff postings (Including coaching opportunities)

**Don't forget to complete the Background Check form.

Interested in Subbing?
The School District of West Salem is seeking qualified individuals to join our substitute team in all areas: 
teachersparaprofessionalsfood servicecustodians and bus drivers.   
2 ways to apply to be a Substitute in the School District of West Salem
          1)  Apply on WECAN using the links above.
          2)  Apply using a paper application.  See below where to return paper applications.
To expedite the process, be sure to complete the Background Check form.

Substitute Teachers 

Substitute teaching isn't just for teachers any more!

  • New laws in Wisconsin allow individuals with a bachelor's degree to become licensed substitute teachers.
  • As a substitute you can dictate your own schedule and choose the types of jobs that most interest you.
  • Pay starts at $13 an hour
  • Click here to read more about this job
  • For more information on becoming a substitute teacher, contact Barb at buswell.barb@wsalem.k12.wi.us or (608)-786-5302


Substitute Paraprofessionals 

Looking for people with a passion for children!

  • We are in need of substitute paraprofessionals (teacher's aides) in the elementary, middle and high school.
  • If you have a desire to work with children with a variety of special needs, this may be the job for you.
  • Pay starts at $10 an hour
  • This is the perfect job for parents of school-aged children as your schedule will line up with your child's.
  • Click here to read more about this job
  • For more information on becoming a substitute teacher, contact Barb at buswell.barb@wsalem.k12.wi.us or (608)-786-5302

Substitute Bus Drivers

We are always looking for drivers that are willing to substitute for us!

  • Flexible shifts: Morning runs are from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and afternoon runs are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • No prior experience? We will train you!
  • The substitute driver rate is $18.40 for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Click here to read more about this job
  • Contact Rick Kline, Transportation Director kline.rick@wsalem.k12.wi.us or (608)-786-4356

Substitute Kitchen Staff
Ever thought of being a kitchen sub but are unsure if you would like it? Why not give it a test-run?!

  • Come try subbing in our kitchens and get paid!
  • No commitment and a flexible schedule
  • No nights, weekends, or holidays. Plus, summers off!
  • Click here to read more about this job
  • Contact Kerri at feyen.Kerri@wsalem.k12.wi.us or 608-786-3078 

Substitute Custodians

‚ÄčWe have immediate openings for substitute custodial staff!

  • No early mornings! Flexible shifts at three different times: 2:30-6:30 p.m., 7:00-11:00 p.m., or 2:30-11:00 p.m.
  • No prior experience? Two days of paid training prior to subbing is offered!
  • The substitute custodian rate is $10.75 per hour for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Click here to read more about this job
  • Contact David McPheeters, Director of Buildings & Grounds at mcpheeters.david@wsalem.k12.wi.us or (608)-786-0700 x 2112


Application (open with Acrobat Reader, print and complete)
Please print and complete the application.  You may scan and e-mail the completed application to the district, mail to the district, or drop off at the district office.

This application is used for the following:
Permanent Posted Positions (e-mail bahr.patrick@wsalem.k12.wi.us)
Substituting in all areas, teacher and support (e-mail quinn.monica@wsalem.k12.wi.us)
Volunteering (e-mail building administrative assistant)
Chaperone (when required)

If you are eligible to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction license to teach or sub, please print and submit application.

For more information on obtaining a Wisconsin DPI issued license, please visit 
"Teacher Education, Professional Development, and Licensing."

Background Check form (open with Acrobat Reader)

Internal Application Form for Current Staff
Internal Application Form (open with Acrobat Reader, print and complete)


Please return all completed applications to:
West Salem School District
405 East Hamlin Street
West Salem WI 54669

Please call the District Office at (608) 786-0700.