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Human Resources - Substitute Information

Cheri Anderson, 609-893-8141, ext. 1019,

We are currently accepting substitute applications.



Thank you for your interest in substituting for the Pemberton Township Schools. To begin the sign-up process, please obtain the following for your Criminal History Review and Fingerprint Instructions.

 1.)  First, go online to “CRIMINAL HISTORY REVIEWat THE $10.00 FEE MUST BE PAID ONLINE USING A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD.* There is a $1.00 processing fee at time of payment. *For those who do not have a credit or debit card, you may purchase a prepaid credit card for this process.

Once you have “successfully submitted” your e-file Criminal History Check, be sure to print the confirmation page.

2.)  Click on the attached MorphoTrak form, which has instructions for making an appointment to be fingerprinted. (Click here for fingerprint forms and additional substitute instructions.) Please have the MorphoTrak form ready when you call or go online with your information prior to making the appointment.

To make your appointment call: 1-877-503-5981 (Toll free) Monday through Friday,
9 am to 5 pm Saturday, 8 am to 12 noon; or go online to   
If making your appointment online, you may also pay online.

3.)  You will need to take the following items to your Morphotrak appointment:

· Completed MorphoTrak Form

·  Valid photo identification (Acceptable forms of identification include:
    federal/state/county/municipal photo ID cards, photo driver’s license or passport  

·  $67.50 – money order or credit card (no personal checks) if not paying online.


If you have been previously fingerprinted (after February 21, 2003) you do not need to be re-fingerprinted; however, you will need to go online to the above website to pay a fee of $32.55 (plus $1.00 processing fee) to the state of New Jersey to order your archive background check. (Print your confirmation page)

Once you have completed the above process, please contact Cheri Anderson in Human Resources at (609) 893-8141 ext. 1019 for an appointment to complete the additional paperwork.  NO WALK-INS! APPOINTMENTS ONLY!

 Bring with you to your appointment:

  1. Two forms of identification (driver’s license and Social Security card).
  1. A copy of your latest Mantoux test (TB) results.  (The test can be obtained free of charge from the High School Nurse on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
  1. For Substitute Teachers:  If you have a Teacher Certificate, you will need to provide the original.

 To obtain a County Substitute Teacher Certificate, you will also need:

  1. An official sealed transcript indicating 60 credits.  (Substitute nurses will need RN verification.)  Transcripts can be mailed to the above address to the attention of Cheri Anderson.

5.    A money order or certified check in the amount of $125.00 made payable to NJ
      Commissioner of Education.  The Certificate is issued for a five year period.

Substitute Teacher training materials, helpful tips and resources can be found at