New Substitute Paperwork

If someone is interested in substitute teaching the Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools, they must complete the following before being entered into the Frontline Absence Management system.

Original copies are to be mailed to:

Office for Catholic Schools
710 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Please e-mail scanned copies of documents to for faster processing.

The following paperwork must be on file (all are clickable links):

1. I-9 (Section 2 must be filled out in person at a local school. You need to bring a valid form of ID, such as passport or state driver’s license, and social security card. Before bringing by paperwork, please first make an appointment.)

2. W-4

3. Personnel Action Form (“Employee Information” and “Direct Deposit Information” sections are all you need. Please leave the rest of the form blank) Please also include a voided check or a copy of a voided check.

4. Safe Environment requirements including background check, abuse prevention education, and code of ethics policies. (If not current, please go onto and follow instructions to update requirements, for example, running a background check and/or taking a Safe Environment class)

5. WA state teaching certificate or sub certificate.

Note to schools: Please do not request someone in the process of getting into the general sub pool to substitute for you until they have completed these steps. It could impact their payment and fulfillment of credentials if best practices are not followed.