Cosmetology Substitute

In order to substitute teach with The Pima County Joint Technical Education District, applicants are required to abide by the following:

Must be certified to substitute teach in Arizona (either a regular teaching certificate or a substitute certificate).

A substitute certificate can be obtained if you have a Bachelor’s degree in any area. If you do not have a Bachelor’s degree, an emergency substitute certificate may be requested by the Superintendent based on the program need.

The Tucson Certification office is located at 400 W. Congress St., room 223 (second floor), and is only open on a limited basis. You may visit the Arizona Department of Education website to view the current office schedule/additional information at, or you may call the JTED Human Resources Department at 520.352.5833.

The certificate must be recorded at the Pima County Office of the Superintendent of Schools, located at 200 N. Stone, Tucson, AZ 85701

In addition to the above, the following items must be submitted in order to begin the application process:

Completed application (may be obtained by contacting Human Resources)

  • Resume
  • High school diploma or college degree or official transcripts
  • Three signed professional letters of reference
  • Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or MMR Immunization Verification (required if born after January 1, 1957)
  • Negative TB Skin test (within last six months)
  • Current valid Arizona Cosmetology Instructor License 

Must have prior experience working in Cosmetology

A Substitute Teacher orientation will be provided during the school year

Pay for substitute teaching in the Cosmetology program is $18.00 per hour

Once the above is completed and reviewed, you will be scheduled to meet with HR and additional documents/information will be required in order to complete the hiring process. (i.e. social security card, driver’s license, or valid U.S. Passport, etc.)

Submit the documentation to:

Pima County JTED/Human Resources, 2855 W. Master Pieces Dr., Tucson, AZ 85741
For further information Contact Human Resources