ESS is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Suwannee County School District to manage their substitute program. ESS is an experienced managed services organization that is dedicated to providing talented and qualified substitute professionals to PreK-12 school districts.

In order to continue as a substitute for Suwannee, you must become an employee of ESS. Together, we will continue to provide exceptional educational services to the children of Suwannee County, helping students learn, grow, and thrive.

We’re eager for you to join our team as soon as you successfully complete the application process, submit the required paperwork, and update your credentials – we’re here to help every step of the way. 

Before Your Orientation

Prior to attending your orientation session, please create an ESS profile by following the instructions below:

    •  Go to and click “Apply”
    •  Enter Suwannee and click "Apply Now"
    •  Select the position you would like to apply for and hit the “Apply” button
    •  Enter your email address and then click "Apply"
    •  Click “Start” to begin the simple application process

Moving Forward

Thank you for your cooperation during this transition period. Members of our Human Resources staff will be available at each orientation session to assist with quickly processing your paperwork and answering any questions you may have. If you have any immediate questions, please contact Melonie “Kim” Carter at or 386.515.2397.

UPDATE - 1/11/2022

Kim Carter will be available in person through Friday, January 14th, during the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Carter is located at 1729 Walker Ave. S, Suite 300.  This is the old board office, which is the second large portable on the right once you pass through the gates.