For Substitute Teachers and Substitute Teacher Assistants

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The Newton Board of Education contracts out for its Substitute Teachers and Substitute Teacher Assistants through a company called Kelly Education.  Please contact Kelly Education at 856-406-6015 or click here to apply for one of these positions. 

For Substitute Nurses, Substitute Custodians, and all other Non-Certificated Substitutes:

Application packets for substitute employment for non-certificated positions are available at the Newton Board of Education, 57 Trinity Street, Newton, NJ. If you are interested in becoming a Substitute Nurse, Substitute Custodian, or Substitute Secretary in the Newton School District, you may contact Colleen Waselik at, call 973-383-7392 ext. 4228 to obtain the necessary forms and instructions. In addition to other required paperwork, all applicants must complete a criminal history background check through IdentoGO, either by original scan or archive (if qualified).  If you are currently substituting in another public school district and have completed a criminal history review through IdentoGO, you may be approved to transfer your criminal history approval through the Department of Education. 

Important Information for Substitute Bus Drivers and Custodians

The Newton School district is currently seeking Substitute Bus Drivers and Custodians. 

In addition to a criminal history background check, new Substitute Bus Drivers must possess the following:

  • A valid Class B CDL license with P (passenger) and S (school bus) endorsements
  • A current physical examination report performed by a physician listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
  • Excellent driving record
  • Air Brake Endorsement Preferred but not Required

For more information and for assistance in becoming a Substitute Bus Driver, please contact Colleen Waselik at, call 973-383-7392 ext. 4228.

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