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Changes Effective January 5, 2015

Atlanta Public School is pleased to announce that as of January 5, 2015 the District will be launching an automated service that greatly simplifies and streamlines the process of recording, managing and finding substitutes. This service is called Aesop. The Aesop service will be available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed via internet and phone. We expect Aesop to assist the District with our efficiency regarding the deployment of Substitutes.

Additionally, we will launch new substitute categories and pay rate effective January 5. 2015.

Position Type

Proposed Rate of Pay per Day

Certified Substitute Teacher

$115.00

Non-Certified Substitute Teacher

$90.00

Substitute Paraprofessional

$82.00

Substitute Pre-K Lead, Pre-K Assistant

$82.00

Certified Long Term Substitute Teacher

$140.00

Long Term Substitute Clerical (Extended Leave replacement)

$79.00

Long Term Assistant Principal

$261.00

Long Term Principal

$361.00


Access SubFinder until January 4, 2015

1. Employees can interact with SubFinder on the internet at https://atlanta.subfinderonline.com/.

2.  Login information has not changed.

3.
SubFinder jobs for calendar year 2015 will be automatically transferred to Aesop on January 5, 2015.
Access Aesop starting January 5, 2015

1.  Only employees who require substitutes (i.e. teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals, media specialists) and substitutes will schedule jobs in Aesop for the 2014 - 2015 school year.

2. Employees can interact with Aesop on the internet at http://www.aesoponline.com. Starting January 5, 2015, employees will be able to enter absences, check your absence schedule, update personal information, and exercise other features such as uploading your lesson plans for substitutes to view online. Substitutes will be able to schedule jobs, available work days, and enter location preferences.

3. Employees can also call Aesop toll free at 1-800-942-3767. Simply follow the voice menu to enter and manage absences and access other features. Aesop will automatically record employee names and titles into the system. We recommend that employees call in to check the computer recording of their name and title, and re-record if necessary. To do this, press Option 5 and follow the prompts.  

 



Important Notes:

*Affected employees and substitutes will receive an email with your username and PIN number. Emails are sent to APS district email. For assistance accessing district email, contact Client Support at 404-802-1000.

We are confident that you will find the Aesop experience beneficial and enjoyable.  Click here for more information about Aesop.


Training Videos:

Current Employees are strongly encouraged to review this short video to learn the basic functions of AESOP.

Current Substitutes are strongly encouraged to review this Aesop short basic training video

 
Substitute Services Frequently Asked Questions

 

 


STEPS TO BECOMING A SUBSTITUTE
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute employee with Atlanta Public Schools!

Atlanta Public Schools requires the best-qualified teaching and non-teaching substitutes to serve our students. Continuity in the learning process is supported via the placement of substitute employees during absences of the regular employee. 

 

DETAILS:

  • Eligibility for renewal each year is met by completing the minimum work requirement established by Substitute Services and by adhering to Board policy and procedures.
  • Substitutes work on an on-call, as needed basis, with reasonable assurance to work during the current school year.
  • Substitute work is not guaranteed for any APS holiday or vacation period.

Substitute applications are accepted during periodic postings throughout the year. Please check for substitute job postings via Human Resources Career Connections.


POSITIONS, SALARIES, AND REQUIREMENTS:

Substitute Teacher (valid, professional Georgia teaching certificate):

  • $100.00 per day
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid, professional Georgia teaching certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives

 Substitute Teacher (non-certified OR expired professional Georgia teaching certificate):

  • $82.00 per day
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Training requirement
    • Satisfy via one of the following methods: 
      • Online Substitute Training Course ($39.95 fee) with a composite passing score of at least 80% OR
      • Expired, professional Georgia teaching certificate OR
      • Valid or expired, Georgia paraprofessional certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives

 Substitute Paraprofessional:

  • $82.00 per day
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Training requirement
    • Satisfy via one of the following methods:
      • Online Substitute Training Course ($39.95 fee) with a composite passing score of at least 80% OR
      • Valid or expired, professional Georgia teaching certificate OR
      • Valid or expired, Georgia paraprofessional certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives

 Substitute Pre-K Teacher:

  • $82.00 per day
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Training requirement
    • Satisfy via one of the following methods:
      • Online Substitute Training Course ($39.95 fee) with a composite passing score of at least 80% OR
      • Valid or expired, professional Georgia teaching certificate OR
      • Valid or expired, Georgia paraprofessional certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives

 Substitute Pre-K Assistant:

  • $82.00 per day
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Training requirement
    • Satisfy via one of the following methods:
      • Online Substitute Training Course ($39.95 fee) with a composite passing score of at least 80% OR
      • Valid or expired, professional Georgia teaching certificate OR
      • Valid or expired, Georgia paraprofessional certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directives

 
APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. Complete Online Application (all required documents must be uploaded to your online application before consideration of employment):
    • Complete an Atlanta Public Schools’ online application which is only accessible during the open posting held periodically throughout the year (access Human Resources, Career Connections for a list of posted positions)
    • Upload all supporting documents to complete the application process
      • Check job posting for a list of required documents.
    • Approved candidates will be notified by Substitute Services related to onboarding instructions.
  2. Complete Online Substitute Training Course Unless Exempt Due to Valid/Expired Teaching or Paraprofessional Certificate:
    • The Online Substitute Training Course 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 STEDI.org.
    • Completion of the online Substitute Training Course with a composite passing score of at least 80% is required to receive a SubDiploma.
    • Upload the SubDiploma to your Atlanta Public Schools’ application as proof of the substitute training requirement.
    • A valid/expired teaching OR a valid/expired paraprofessional certificate exempts an applicant from taking the on-line Substitute Training Course. If exempt, upload a copy of your certificate to the application.

 Click HERE for more information on the Online Substitute Training Course

 

 How to Register into SubFinder System?

Newly Hired Substitutes are pre-registered into the SubFinder System by Human Resources (To become a substitute, see steps above). In order to register for the SubFinder System, you must first record your voice onto the SubFinder System by phone at 404-802-0029. You will use your six-digit Lawson Number for your PIN and press the # key to record your voice onto the system for recognition purposes. Next, for WebConnect you will use your last name for your username, and your six-digit Lawson Number for your password.


 Who to contact?
 
 

Substitute Services

Substitute Supervisor

Walter Harris

404-802-2328

wrharris@atlanta.k12.ga.us

Substitute & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Nicole Bankhead

404-802-2320

nsbankhead@atlanta.k12.ga.us