Substitute Info Center


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2019-2020 Substitute Teacher Pay

Non-Degreed:

$80.00 per day

Degreed-Non-Certified:

$90 per day

Long Term (16+ days in same position) $105 per day

Texas Certified Teacher:

$110 per day

Long Term (16+ days in same position) $130 per day

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A completed application must be submitted online for consideration. If you have previously applied for a different position, please access and update your application online for each new posting.

Please note the following three categories of sub applicants and instructions for each:

Certified Teacher Applicants:

After an Online Application is completed, certified teachers will need to contact Sarah Huizenga, 235-1012, ext. 21005, Sub Coordinator in the Human Resources Department, for fingerprinting status and paperwork instructions.

If fingerprinting is required, the fee is $47 and will be the responsibility of the applicant. Please note: the fingerprinting process must be initiated with the WFISD HR office sending information to the State Board of Educator Certification. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to working as a substitute in the WFISD.

Only valid Texas teaching certification is accepted. Out-of-state certifications will not be accepted. Applicants that hold out-of-state certifications will be categorized as Non-Certified, Degreed.

Click below to apply to be a Certified Teacher Substitute:

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Non-Certified, Degreed Applicants:

Qualifications for non-certified, degreed applicants:

    • A high school diploma
    • Transcripts verifying bachelor degree or higher are required to receive corresponding pay (transcripts do not have to official)
    • Pass Background Check
    • Complete the SubSkills Training Course online or instructor led training at Region 9 ESC (see Section 2)
    • Fingerprinting (cost $47, this will be initiated by the WFISD HR Dept.)
    • Attend Substitute Orientation (This is NOT the same as Substitute Training). The dates are:

2019-2020 New Sub Orientation

            • NEW DATE***** Thursday November 14, 2019
            • Thursday, December 19, 2019
            • Thursday, January 23, 2020
            • Thursday, February 20, 2020
            • Thursday, March 26, 2020
            • Thursday, April 23, 2020

All orientations (unless otherwise noted) are held 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in room 302 at the Ed. Center, please RSVP to shuizenga@wfisd.net


Click below to apply to be a Non-Certified/ Degreed Substitute:

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Non-Certified, Non-Degreed Applicants:

Qualifications for non-certified, non-degreed applicants:

    • A high school diploma
    • Pass Background Check
    • Complete the SubSkills Training Course online (see section 2 below)
    • Fingerprinting (cost $47, this will be initiated by the WFISD HR Dept.)
    • Non-Degreed Applicants MUST take the Substitute Pre-Hire Test (see section 3 below)
    • Attend Substitute Orientation (This is NOT the same as Substitute Training). See dates below:

2019-2020 New Sub Orientation

            • NEW DATE***** Thursday November 14, 2019
            • Thursday, December 19, 2019
            • Thursday, January 23, 2020
            • Thursday, February 20, 2020
            • Thursday, March 26, 2020
            • Thursday, April 23, 2020

All orientations (unless otherwise noted) are held 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Ed. Center, 1104 Broad Street, please RSVP to shuizenga@wfisd.net


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SECTION 2: SUBSTITUTE TRAINING

After an Online Application is completed, all non-certified applicants must complete an instructor-led substitute training course at Region 9 or online through STEDI.org before substituting with WFISD.

The instructor-led training course is $25.00; attendees must pre-register. The STEDI.org course cost is $39.99, to be paid online at the time of training.

      • OPTION 1: Region 9 Instructor-Led Substitute Training Course CLASS IS NOT AVAILABLE ANY LONGER THIS SEMESTER

Each participant will be required to purchase a copy of the Substitute Teacher Handbook which will contain activities appropriate for all grade and subject areas, teaching strategies, and suggestion for working with special needs students. Please pre-register. The cost of the book is $25 and participants will need to purchase the books at the door with check or cash.

Click here to register: Region 9 Substitute Session

Enter Course #: 348975 Session: Thursday September 5, 2019 9:-12:00

Location: Region 9 Service Center: 301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306

      • OPTION 2: Online Sub-Skills Training

Go to stedi.org.

Choose "Purchase Courses".

Choose the SubSkills option you would like and Add to Cart.

Proceed to Checkout.

Please contact info@stedi.org with any questions or issues you may have regarding the course or registration.

This course is designed for anyone who will be substituting in elementary and/or secondary schools. Training includes topics on the professional and routine duties of the substitute teacher, the basics of instruction and classroom organization, and principles of classroom management. Take advantage of this innovative e-learning course to effectively support the students in your classroom. This training is an affordable way for participants to gain or improve their substitute teaching skills.

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SECTION 3: SUBSTITUTE PRE-HIRE TEST

All Non-Degreed Applicants must take the Substitute Pre-Hire Test and score an 80% or higher to be considered for hire.

Test is administered on the following dates from 8:30-11:00 am at Carrigan Career Center, 1609 Blonde, Room #7:

  • New Date**** Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020

To register for the Substitute Pre-Hire Test, please email Sarah Huizenga at shuizenga@wfisd.net.

Registration is required as the test is administered once a month. Passing the Substitute Pre-Hire Test does not guarantee a substitute position with WFISD.

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Click below to apply to be a Substitute:

2019-2020 Substitute Handbook

Substitute Handbook 2019-2020.pdf