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Substitute Teaching

Clayton County Public Schools is always looking for great talent to add to our substitute teaching, substitute paraprofessional, and substitute Pre-K Teacher Assistants pool. These are great opportunities to make a difference by providing our students with high-quality learning experiences every day – in every school – in every subject area.

Benefits of Becoming a Substitute:

  • Training provided for classroom success
  • Provides flexibility – Plan your own work schedule
  • Gain invaluable teaching experience
  • Transition into a new career as a teacher
  • Same schedule as students
  • Offers a variety of teaching opportunities
  • Earn extra income in retirement

Interested in Applying for Substituting? 

  • Apply online today! Complete a substitute teacher application by clicking here
  • Have passed the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment and hold a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Georgia Educator’s Certificate can be provided in lieu of transcripts
  • Provide at least one current or previous supervisory reference and at least one character reference
  • Attend the substitute teacher training by invitation

Rates of Pay for Substitute Teachers:

  • $120 Daily
  • $145 Long Term (10 consecutive days or more in the same classroom)
  • $175 Long Term with a valid Georgia Educator’s Certificate (10 consecutive days or more in the same classroom) 

Rate of Pay for Substitute Paraprofessional

  • $110 Daily

Rate of Pay for Pre-K Teacher Assistant

  • $110 Daily

Substitutes are provided reasonable assurance of continued employment for the upcoming school year. As a substitute, you are used on an as-needed basis with no guarantee of hours and are not eligible for benefits.

Still have questions? Contact Substitute Management at or (770) 473-2700.

Substitute Management Contacts

Elise Chandler HR Manager
Phone: 770-473-2700 ext. 700138
CaSondra Russ HR Specialist II
Phone: 770-473-2700 ext. 700153
 Teanne Marie Neal HR Specialist I
 Phone: 770-473-2700 ext. 700346


An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Clayton County Board of Education does not discriminate in the educational and employment policies under which it operates and will honor all appropriate laws relating to discrimination.