Substitute Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
Substitute Teacher


 PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES.   Applications will be reviewed through AppliTrack and ONLY applicants with a COMPLETE application will be considered.  Complete applications include proof of your highest level of education, GACE Para Assessment Results (if required) and responses from the three confidential reference forms. One of the reference forms must be from your current supervisor, if you are working, or your most recent supervisor if you are not currently working.  (The status of the reference forms may be viewed by selecting the “Reference Section” of the application.) 

There is a selection process in which substitute teacher applicants are interviewed.  If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified by Human Resource Services. 

Applicants with a high school diploma, GED or who have earned less than 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of college credit are required to pass the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment to be qualified for consideration as a substitute teacher. Please access the following website to register for this assessment:

Applicants who have earned 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of acceptable college credit, or have earned an Associate’s Degree or higher are not required to take the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment in order to be considered for employment as a Substitute Teacher.

Substitute teaching is not a full time job. This position is considered "on-call" as needed, with no guarantee of hours of employment.  Substitute teachers are not eligible to draw unemployment wages. [Campbell v. Poythress, 216 Georgia Appeals 834 (1995)]


1,   Substitute teachers must be 21 years of age or 18 years of age and have completed fifteen quarter or nine semester hours of college credit.
2.   Substitute Teachers must have a minimum of either a high school diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED). A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred.
3.   The GACE Paraprofessional Assessment is required for any substitute teacher with less than an Associate’s Degree or 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of acceptable college credit.
4.   The Substitute Teacher must be a person of high integrity, excellent character, and good reputation.
5.   All substitute teachers are required to attend the Henry County Substitute Teacher Workshop prior to being approved as a sub.

If you are currently a substitute teacher for Henry County Schools, do not apply for this posting.

Posted By

Henry County Schools - McDonough

100 Austin Road , Stockbridge, GA 30281

At the following locations


33 North Zack Hinton Parkway , McDonough, GA 30253

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968