12-Hour Teaching Permit (OH)

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12-Hour Teaching Permit (OH)

The 12-Hour Teaching Permit is for those teaching the subject named on the permit for no more than 12 hours per week. Valid only in the school district that engages the non-licensed individual to teach.

License Valid for 1 year
Employment: Required

State Information
State: Ohio
Contact Name: Office of Educator Licensure
Contact Phone: 614-466-3593
Contact Email: [email protected]
For more information please visit the state website: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Teaching/Educator-Licensure/Apply-for-Certificate-License/Educator-License-Types-and-Descriptions

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
Completed BA Degree

As of 2016, No Basic Skills Exams Required

Teacher Preparation
In most states, teachers are required to complete training in education methods through a teacher program.
The following is required for this route:

Content Language and English Language Proficiency
In most states, teachers are required to submit evidence of content language proficiency and English language proficiency through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Content Language Proficiency:

Course needed: Major in Content Language to be taught or significant
experience related to language is required.


Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: Individual
Online at: https://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal

School District Requirements:
Verification of Employment
Shall not engage any one or more nonlicensed individuals if such employment displaces from employment an existing licensed employee of the district.

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Copy of International Records: Required
Transcript Evaluation Required
URL: http://langcred.org/resources/transcript-evaluation/?fwp_agency_accepted_by_states=ohio

Background Check

Renewal: Renewable
Continued employment required. Contact school district or ODE for renewal requirements.


Background Check Information:

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Published On: 08/27/2017 1:00:00 AM

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