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Friday, March 27, 2015

Overview

How to Become 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.

Position Type

Rate of Pay per Day

Minimum Education Requirement

Certified Substitute Teacher

$115.00

GA Teacher Certification

Non-Certified Substitute Teacher

$90.00

Associate’s Degree or at least 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours from a regionally accredited college or university or a PSC approved institution.

Substitute Paraprofessional

$82.00

High School Diploma

Substitute Pre-K Lead, Pre-K Assistant

$82.00

High School Diploma

Certified Long Term Substitute Teacher

$140.00

GA Teacher Certification

The below categories are for extended leave replacement and vacant positions only. Requires HR approval

Long Term Substitute Clerical

$79.00

High School Diploma

Long Term Substitute Assistant Principal

$261.00

GA Leadership Certification

Long Term Substitute Principal

$361.00

GA Leadership Certification


 

ELEGIBILITY 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 on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Please check for substitute job postings via Human Resources Career Connections.


SUBSTITUTE CATEGORY REQUIREMENT DETAILS:

Certified Substitute Teacher (valid, professional Georgia teaching certificate):

  • $115.00 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

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

  • $90.00 per day
  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree or at least 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours from a regionally accredited college or university or a PSC approved institution.
  • 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 


Long Term Requirements:

Certified Substitute: an individual who serves in lieu of an absent teacher, or fills a classroom vacancy and possesses a valid in-field Georgia teaching certificate.  For the 2014-2015 school year, the rate of pay per day is $114.98, effective January 5, 2015.  A copy of the valid Georgia certificate must be on file in Human Resources in order to receive pay as a certified substitute. An in-field certified assignment may continue until the vacancy has been officially filled by Human Resource Services. 

The rate of pay will automatically change if the following criteria is met:

  1. Work 19 or more consecutive days in the same position.
  2. All the days are entered into AESOP & Kronos.
  3. Must have a valid in-field teaching certificate.  

The pay will retroactive back to the 1st day the assignment began. Pay will be included as an additional amount on your check.


 

DETAILED APPLICATION PROCESS:

SubAppProcess

Click HERE for more information on the Online Substitute Training Course


Hiring Process Steps

SubHiringProcess

 Who to contact? 
 
 

Substitute Services

Substitute Supervisor

Brandi Lee

404-802-2328

leebr@atlanta.k12.ga.us

Substitute & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Nicole Bankhead

404-802-2320

nsbankhead@atlanta.k12.ga.us