Frequently Asked Questions


+ Where is Parallel Located?

Parallel is currently located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Click here for contact information and further details.

+ When Can I Reach Parallel Education Division?

Our mobile apps and web portals can be accessed 24/7. To speak to our live dispatchers you may call (888) 987-7753 or email Our dispatching center operates under extended business hours – 4:00 AM – 10:00 PM CST Monday through Thursday, 4:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST on Friday and 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST on Sunday. We are closed for business on Saturdays. Parallel welcomes voicemails and emails during non-business hours and will promptly contact you when business resumes.

+ Does Parallel Education Division only place Substitute Teachers?

Aside from Substitute Teachers, Parallel also provides Teaching Assistants, Special Education Teachers/Assistants, Administration positions, Clerical/Office support, Food Service, Custodial Workers and more. We also offer direct hiring for vacant positions. All employees are screened and credentials are verified prior to placement in accordance with every client’s needs. Do you have other staffing needs? Contact us at (888) 987-7753 to see how Parallel can accommodate your requests.

+ How Do I Request a Substitute Teacher?

Clients may request a Substitute Teacher electronically via our mobile app and web portal or by directly calling us with a request.

+ How Do I Apply?

You may begin your application process by clicking here. Once completed, a member of our Education Team will contact you.

+ Can I choose where and when to work?

Parallel offers complete flexibility. Full-time and part-time positions are available. You may create a schedule that is entirely catered to your liking and may also choose your preferred locations of work, including grade levels and subjects of interest. You are in full control! Furthermore, you are able to make these requests at the convenience of your mobile phone, computer or by calling us directly.

Additional Questions? Contact (888) 987-7753