If you would like to be a substitute for the District, please fill out the substitute application on Recruit & Hire.
After you submit your application, please watch for an email letting you know when the next substitute meeting will be held.
New substitute meeting will be held once a month at the following location:
4290 Gravois Rd
House Springs, MO 63051
Please read all information below before starting the process to make sure you have all necessary information.
To apply as a substitute for Northwest School District, you must have:
- Current background check
- Follow the background check process below (background checks completed within the last year may be accepted)
- Missouri State Substitute Certificate
- And/or Missouri State Teaching Certificate
**Please do not contact Northwest for Substitute Certificate help. Only DESE can assist with this part of the process.
To start the Missouri Substitute Certificate process, click here for information and instructions.
Fingerprint Background Check
New employees of the District must complete a fingerprint background check with the Missouri State Highway Patrol/FBI before they can start working.
Fingerprint fees: Fingerprint fees are $40.30. New employees may be reimbursed by the District.
Fingerprint process: To complete the fingerprint background check process for the Northwest R-I School District Employment, please follow these instructions:
If you do not have internet access call: 1-877-862-2425
For those with internet access:
· Click here.
· Click the blue box to access the MACHS Fingerprint Search Portal
Click “I have a 4 digit Registration Number and enter the number below:
o 1065 – Substitute
The online substitute application may be accessed by clicking here
Please contact Anita Simpson at 636-692-0461 if you have any questions.