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Employment Opportunities

We would love to have you join us at the School District of West Salem! Our mission and vision is to "Serve with Passion to Ignite Creativity, Innovation, and Excellence" and each and every one of our staff members strives to meet this goal. All of our current job openings are listed on WECAN, and can be found using the links below. Please complete the Background Check form on the right and return with your application. Should you have any questions regarding an application, please contact Patrick Bahr at bahr.patrick@wsalem.k12.wi.us or (608)-786-0700

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Please return completed paper applications for all positions to:
School District of West Salem
405 E. Hamlin St.
West Salem, WI 54669


Substitute Opportunities
If you are interested in becoming a substitute in the School District of West Salem, you may apply one of two ways. We prefer that you apply via WECAN using the links above, however, you can also apply using a paper application, which can be found under "Forms" on the right. To expedite the process, we also ask that you complete the Background Check form. 

Substitute Teaching

  • 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 $15 an hour for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • 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

  • 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 $12 an hour for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • 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

  • 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 $19.47 for the 2019-2020 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

  • Come try subbing in our kitchens and get paid!
  • The substitute cook rate is $11.50-$12.50 an hour for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • 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 mallicoat.kerri@wsalem.k12.wi.us or 608-786-3078 

Substitute Custodians

  • 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 $14.00-$15.00 an hour for the 2019-2020 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
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