Ash Grove R-IV School District Names Penmac Education Staffing to Provide Substitute Services

Individuals interested in substituting should apply with Penmac Staffing.

Ash Grove R-IV Schools recently approved Penmac Education Staffing as the third-party service provider for substitute services beginning for the 2020-2021 school year.


Penmac Staffing Services, Inc., the nation’s largest employee-owned staffing company, opened its first office in Springfield, MO in 1988, and has since grown to more than thirty offices in seven states. Penmac created its Education Staffing division to provide substitute services to local schools in 2014. It has since grown to provide services to more than twenty districts in Missouri, including Springfield R-12, Willard R-2, Republic R-III, Clever RV, and more. This substitute teacher program assists school districts in recruiting, screening, training, and managing qualified substitute teacher and paraprofessionals.


Those who are interested in subbing for Ash Grove Schools should apply with Penmac Education Staffing. Candidates can call (417) 986-7400 for more information. Those interested in substitute teaching can also visit to apply. A Missouri Substitute Certificate is required. All substitute teachers are eligible for Penmac’s health insurance; full-time substitutes will also qualify for retirement benefits. Penmac Education Staffing uses Frontline Absence Management, an online substitute management program that allows substitute teachers to specify availability, set assignment preferences, and communicate with classroom teachers.


Penmac Education Staffing will take care of recruiting qualified candidates, completing National, State, and County background checks, education verification, references, drug screens, and any other customized solutions tailored to a district’s specific needs. Penmac skilled professionals take care of the hiring and orientation processes as well. Substitute teachers are provided training and support at the classroom level. For more information, visit

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