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Career Opportunities

The Bartow County School System uses a paperless, online application process for prospective employees.  The online application process allows you to complete both CLASSIFIED and CERTIFIED applications for multiple job categories in one process. 

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If you are interested in being a substitute - Classroom, custodian, school nutrition, or school nurse (must hold minimum of LPN licensure) – See instructions for signing up below:

We have an open invitation each Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. for applications and background checks to be eligible to sub for our school system.  Our address is:  65 Gilreath Road NW, Cartersville 30121.


  • You must be 21 years old. 

  • For classroom substitutes ONLY – you will be required to complete the online training course – http://appgarden1.app-garden.com/subtraining/bartowga.pdf prior to filling out an application.  If you are a retired Georgia educator, you are exempt from taking this course.

  • You must have the following documentation with you when you arrive: 

  • Drivers’ License

  • Social Security Card, Birth Certificate or Passport

  • Substitute Teacher Training Certificate

  • Copy of Teaching Certificate (if you are a certified teacher)

  • Copy of highest diploma (High School or College) or GED

  • NOTE: The cost of processing fingerprints is $52.00. (no cash or personal checks, money orders only) Make payable to the BCBOE 

  • Voided Check for direct deposit 

If you have any questions about our substitute application process, please email Jennifer Kastensmidt at jennifer.kastensmidt@bartow.k12.ga.us


Substitute Teacher Handbook

Job Descriptions for Custodian, School Food Service, and Paraprofessional