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Apply to be a Substitute

Apply online to be a substitute teacher or educational assistant and where to get or renew your substitute teaching license.

The Albuquerque Public School District is proud to partner with Kelly Education, a leading provider of substitute teachers to school districts across the United States. Kelly Education has been partnering with APS since Oct 15, 2019. We have filled over 83,537 absences increasing fill rates by 30%.  We continue to partner with APS to ensure we have qualified and quality Substitutes Teachers to enhance student achievement.   

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Why Kelly®?

Looking for meaningful work that enriches the lives of students in your community? At Kelly® Education, we connect passionate people with great jobs in local schools. Whether you’re looking to work a few days a week or every day, want to work in a classroom or a non-instructional role—we’ll connect you with flexible work you can feel good about. Even if you’re new to the education field, our thorough training and orientation will prepare you to be successful.


If you are interested in becoming a Kelly Education substitute teacher to work in our schools, we invite you to apply electronically with Kelly Education or call (505) 768-6126. 

Contact the New Mexico Public Education Department at (505) 827-1436 for information on applying or renewing a substitute teaching license.