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Become a Substitute Teacher



Substitute Teacher Employment Process

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher for the Harris County School District (HCSD). The educational requirement to become a Substitute Teacher is a high school diploma/GED or higher.

To submit a substitute teacher application, please follow these steps:

CLICK HERE to begin an application for Substitute Teacher.

Prior to completion, be sure to have available:

  • OFFICIAL transcripts from earning your high school diploma/GED certificate or college/university for attaching/uploading in the process
  • At least two (2) Professional References with email addresses. Please note: These should be Former Supervisors. References from friends and relatives are not acceptable.
  • A current Georgia Teaching Certificate or Substitute Training Course Diploma for attaching/uploading in the process.

If you do not have either a current Georgia Teaching Certificate or Substitute Training Course Diploma, you must complete the STEDI Online Substitute Training Course with a composite passing score of 85% or better. The investment is $39.95 per person and can be purchased online with a Visa® or Mastercard®. The course is designed by Utah State University Substitute Teaching Institute and delivered by You will be required to attach/upload the SubDiploma to your Harris County School District application. Click the logo or click here to link to the two-page document regarding how to take the course:


Once the application has been completed with the appropriate documentation, send an email to Ms. Tracy Munoz at indicating that you have submitted the application. This alerts us to look for your application for review.

After all requirements are complete you will be contacted to schedule attendance at a HCSD HR Orientation to include completion of a Criminal Background Check (to include fingerprints).

The Harris County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Harris County School District is an E-Verify User.
E-Verify Company ID Number: 617724

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