We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

Open Positions


ESS WillSub

Substitute Teachers

DeKalb County Eastern CSD has partnered with ESS/willSub® to manage our substitute teaching program. A leader in K-12 staffing, ESS/willSub® will now be responsible for the hiring, training, and placement of all substitutes teachers. If you are interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit to apply or call 877.855.7264 for more information.

Substitute Food Service

DeKalb Eastern School's Food Service Department is in need of substitutes for Eastside Junior/Senior High, Butler Elementary, and Riverdale Elementary schools. All substitutes will be on call and contacted on an as-needed basis with hours ranging from 4 to 5.5 per day

Bus Drivers

Dekalb Eastern is training and hiring bus drivers. We will help interested adults through the process of obtaining your CDL and Yellow Card to be a licensed bus driver. We are currently in great need of substitute bus drivers (even if you are only available one day a week or just one morning a week). There is a $500 signing bonus, as well as the potential to earn up to $115 a day being a substitute driver. Please call Riverdale (260-337-5464) if you are interested in learning more about this process.