Hays Consolidated ISD

22/23 Sub Pool - New Guest Teacher (Substitute Teacher) (22-23 New Guest Teacher)

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Title22/23 Sub Pool - New Guest Teacher (Substitute Teacher)
Posting ID22-23 New Guest Teacher



Before continuing with the instructions below, please ensure that you meet the minimum requirements of the position. 


All NON-Certified applicants must take, complete, and pass a pre-application training requirement 


(ACP Applicants): you are not yet fully certified, you are subject to this prerequisite)


Choose one of the courses listed below. You do NOT need to complete both.  


Course Exemption: Hays CISD Student Teachers are exempt from this requirement


An application will not be accepted until this step is complete.

If you submit an application without attaching a certificate, the application will be deleted and you will be asked to re-apply with a course certificate attached.


Choose a course below (the name of the company is a link to the site):

Note: The cost of this training MAY BE reimbursed by the district. (as long as you meet the criteria) Details on the reimbursement program will be provided during orientation.

Email if you have questions.


The STEDI option has a cost of $39.95. Choose the “SubSkills Online Training Package” option and add it to your cart. IF YOU ARE A VETERAN - I have a code where you can get this training at no cost, provide a copy of your DD214 (verifying service & an honorable discharge) for details.




The APP-GARDEN option has a cost of $29.00. Choose the "Effective Substitute Training" option and add it to your cart and continue to take the training.


Primary Purpose:

  • A substitute "guest" teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.




    • Minimum 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university required or an honorable military discharge from full active duty;
    • Standard Texas certification or complete a district approved online training course (certificate upload required)
    • Ability to understand and follow directions
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written     

      Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to proficiently read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must have the ability to proactively communicate with principal, faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Must have the ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.


    Additional Requirements:

  • Complete SBEC fingerprint requirement
  • Attend Guest Teacher Orientation



Experience working with children preferred.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Classroom supervision required.


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel information;
  2. Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies;
  3. Ensures the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students;
  4. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
  5. Reports to office upon arrival at school;  requests clarification of school rules and procedures, if necessary;
  6. Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible;
  7. Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate;
  8. Organizes students for effective instruction;
  9. Dismisses all students from the classroom before leaving the building;
  10. Completes a Report Form for the regular classroom teacher;
  11. Collects and places students’ papers in regular teacher’s desk;
  12. Returns instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper place;
  13. Determines if his/her services will be required for the next school day;
  14. Complies with and supports school regulations and policies;
  15. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities;
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned by building administrator(s) in accordance with school policies and practices.

Working Conditions:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

      Duties performed typically in school settings to include: classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting, up to approximately 30 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to 40 pounds may be required. Other physical activities may be required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards. Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required. Regular Instruction to special needs children may be necessary. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required on assigned days. Regular contact with other staff members and building administrator(s) is required on assigned days as a substitute.

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$115.00 - $155.00 / Substitute

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/13/2023
End Date04/30/2023

Job Contact

NameTricia GriffithTitleSubstitute Staffing Coordinator