Primary Purpose:

Responsible for providing and implementing daily lesson plans according to the district’s requirements.  Manages the classroom environment, provide activities, materials, and promote student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. 


Minimum Qualifications:


High School diploma or GED (Recognized by the Texas Education Agency or Regional Accrediting Agency)

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.


Qualifying Rates              Starting Rate       After 30 days     After 60 days

High School Diploma/GED      $75.00/day             $85.00/day            $95.00/day

Bachelor's Degree                $85.00/day             $95.00/day            $105.00/day

Texas Teaching Certificate     $95.00/day             $105.00/day          $115.00/day


Long-Term Assignment Incentive

A substitute is eligible for long term pay beginning on the 5th consecutive day in the same assignment.  A $10 bonus will added on the 6th day.  Long-term pay discontinues if the substitute is out for all or part of one day, resulting in a break in service of continuous days worked.  Substitutes who work all day on Friday will receive $5 added to their base pay for that day only.  


Required Experience:


Ability to work well with children and adults

Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written formats 


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)



The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. 

Classroom Instruction and Management

The substitute promotes improvement of instruction and classroom management through activities such as the following:  

Communication and Community Relations

The substitute promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following:  

Qualities of an Effective Substitute

The substitute exhibits qualities such as the following:  


Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, printer, copier, and other equipment applicable to the position. 


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors  

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.