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Substitute Teaching

Substitute Teach in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District!  

The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District serves over 7,000 students in four-year-old kindergarten through 12th grade. The District has two comprehensive high schools, three intermediate schools, eleven elementary schools, one Charter School and an alternative high school.  

Our schools provide engaging deeper learning experiences in classrooms where all students are welcomed, challenged, and supported. Instruction is personalized and focuses on college/career readiness and 21st century skill development. We develop school cultures where all students, teachers, and families are valued. We work hard to form strong relationships so that we provide an equitable learning environment for all.

We believe a career in education is extremely rewarding. We are the work force that shapes the future of our communities, nation, and world. At every grade level, in every building, we are dedicated to ensuring that all students are college and career ready when they graduate.  

If you are a Professional Educator with a valid teaching license or Three-Year Short-Term Substitute license that is interested in substitute teaching in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, please apply on WECAN.

If you wish to acquire a Three-Year Short-Term Substitute license, please note:
  1. A Three-Year Short-Term Substitute license may be issued to an applicant who holds an associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university and who has successfully completed an approved substitute training program through CESA 1, but has not completed a state-approved educator preparation program.

  2. The Three-Year Short-Term Substitute license can be obtained through Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction


  • Daily Regular Substitute Rate:  $110

  • Long-Term Substitute Rate:  $140

  • West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Retiree Daily Substitute Rate:  $135

Wellness Center:

The District provides a Wellness Center located at 9333 West Lincoln Avenue in West Allis in support of employee health and wellness. Medical professionals provide a wide-range of services, perform routine lab work, and dispense commonly used prescription medications at no cost. Eligible employees are encouraged to visit the Wellness Center for episodic care (e.g., cold, flu, ear infection), physicals, minor injuries, and programs (e.g., tobacco cessation, weight management, etc.). Substitute teachers working in the District more than 60% of available days are eligible to access to the Wellness Center (self only).

If you have questions about substitute teaching in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, contact Melissa Cherney, Human Resource Specialist at via email or telephone 414-604-3063.