Substitute Teacher Information

To be eligible to substitute teach you must complete the on-line application through DESE and meet the local requirements.

Please bring these items:

  • Completed application and payroll forms
  • A state issued substitute certificate
  • Two forms of identification
  • A copy of your background check

You will also be required to complete an on-line training video and be approved by the Strafford Board of Education before you will be eligible to substitute. Contact Michelle LaFollette at (417) 736-7000 ext. 1502 if you have any questions.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on-line application process is available at

The Strafford R-VI Schools application can be below or found by visiting the Applications webpage HERE or in the Central Office.

Substitute Teacher Application/Packet

Background Check Procedures


Substitute Teacher Handbook


Contact Us

Strafford R-VI School 201 W. McCabe St
Strafford, MO 65757