Substitute Services

How to Become a Substitute

During the academic year, Duncanville ISD staff members may need to be absent from duty due to a variety of reasons. When this occurs, substitute teachers are used to continue the instructional and support programs. Substitutes are utilized as classroom teachers and as paraprofessionals (teacher assistant or clerical positions).

Following are the steps to be considered for a substitute teacher position:
1. Complete a Substitute Teacher application. You must apply online by clicking here.
2. The following documents must be attached to the application in order for Human Resources to process your substitute teacher application:
- Official college transcripts, if applicable, or copy of high school diploma
- Copy of teaching certificate, if applicable
- Resume
- Copy of drivers license
- Copy of signed Social Security card 

NOTE:  The name on SS card must match the name on the application.  If SS card has a middle name, be sure to include on application.

All substitute teacher applicants will be required to attend a Duncanville ISD Substitute Orientation before they can begin working as a district employee. Applicants will be notified via e-mail of the date and time of the orientation.  Be sure to include an e-mail address on your application.

The requested documents listed above must be attached to the application before the application will be processed. If all documents are not received, no notification will be sent regarding orientation.

All applicants for the position of Substitute Teacher must have completed a minimum of 60 hours of college credit (grade C or above). Applicants with less than 60 college hours will be allowed to substitute in paraprofessional positions only. All applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Substitute Salary Scale 2021-2022 (effective 11/11/21)

Substitute Teacher Handbook

Questions regarding the Substitute Teacher program may be referred to the Duncanville ISD Human Resource Department at 972-708-2000.

No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in recruitment or selection for full or part-time professional positions in the Duncanville Independent School District.