Substitute Application

Ridgewood Public Schools Substitute Credential Process

Welcome to Ridgewood Public Schools.  We look forward to having you on our team as a substitute.  To expedite the process please follow the steps below. All required documents are contained within the links.

Please note:  The process for obtaining a substitute credential has changed. 

To apply, please Click Here 

Please follow the instructions:  Determine which school district you want to work for, complete the Criminal History Record check process and then apply for the Substitute Credential.

Follow the instructions on how to advise your college/university in uploading your transcript.

When you apply, be sure to keep a record of your case number for future reference.  You will need this number if there are any issues.

Once you have your substitute credential, complete All Required Ridgewood Substitute Documents - Click Here
(Once you have completed these documents, please send them to Donna Gathright at the addresses below)

mail:  Ridgewood Board of Education, Attn:  Donna Gathright, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJ  07450
email: [email protected]

phone: 201-670-2700 ext. 10542