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Substitute Teaching

Newton County Schools (NCSS) will be accepting Substitute Teachers for the 2017/2018 School Year from January 22 until February 28, 2018.  To be added to the substitute roster, you MUST either:

1.     be a certified State of Georgia Educator who already holds a current teaching certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, or

2.     be eligible for a State of Georgia Educator teaching certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, or

3.     hold a Substitute Teacher certificate of completion from the Griffin RESA Substitute Training Workshop

Additional Requirements for All Substitute Teacher Candidates

1.  All Substitute candidates must:

  • bring the certificate to the NCSS Human Resources Department during the August 15 - September 22 intake dates and

  • complete/provide the remaining required documents for certified or classified substitutes to the Human Resources Department.

2. Once all required documentation has been provided, then interested candidates are required to be fingerprinted at no cost to the candidate.

  • A clear background check is necessary in order to be an eligible substitute.

  • Fingerprinting is conducted within the Human Resources Department from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Thursday (on scheduled workdays).

  • Each candidate must present TWO forms of identification when visiting the Human Resources department for fingerprinting:

1.  a current driver’s license and one of the following:

(a) a birth certificate,

(b) a social security card or

(c) a current passport

Please click on the attachments below for: (a) list of supporting documents required for substitutes and (b) substitute qualifications and payrates. 

For more information contact the NCSS Human Resources Department at 770-787-1330, extension 1107, or via email at

Helpful Information

Required Documents for Certified Substitute Teachers

Required Documents for Classified Substitute Teachers

Substitute Payrates (NEW)