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AB 1522 Sick Leave Procedures for Substitutes

For instructions on utilizing available sick leave, please click on the link below:

AB 1522 Paid Sick Leave Process for Substitutes

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teaching Requirements

Turlock Unified School District accepts applications based on the needs of district for substitute teachers.  If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher for Turlock Unified School District, please check the EdJoin job posting system, a job for substitute teachers will be posted when open.


  • Sub teachers must have a teaching credential or a 30 Day Emergency Substitute Permit
  • Qualifications for a 30 Day Emergency Substitute Permit - Bachelor’s Degree and pass CBEST


  • $120 per day
  • Substitute teachers holding the appropriate credential working in a "long term" assignment shall be paid $165 per day (beginning 31st day, retroactive to the first day of the assignment).
  • Substitute teachers who have obtained and maintain a "Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave" (TPSL) during/for the purpose of a long term assignment with our district, shall be paid $165 per day (beginning 31st day, retroactive to first day in the assignment).
  • Substitute teachers holding the appropriate credential, and having completed TUSD's Special Education preparation training and/or holding an appropriate California Special Education Credential, shall be paid $165 per day throughout the duration of substituting in a Special Education assignment.

*Specific details regarding these increases are available by contacting the office of Human Resources.

Please continue to check for future substitute application dates.

If you have any questions, please call the Human Resources office at (209) 667-0637.

Absence Management (formerly Aesop) Substitute Calling System

If you are a district teacher or substitute teacher, please use the following URL for accessing the Substitute Finder system: