Substitute Teaching

Newton County Schools (NCSS) will be accepting Substitute Teachers for the 2018-2019 School Year from August through April. 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

If you meet the criteria above, you are NOT required to attend Substitute Training; however, you MUST complete the following steps:

  • Complete online application: Apply to “2018-2019 Substitute Teacher” job posting
  • Provide “Substitute Required Documents
  • Report to Human Resources Department and pick up Substitute Payroll Packet
  • Return ALL completed paperwork to the Human Resources Department between 8:30AM and 4:30PM Monday through Thursday
  • Complete fingerprinting and background check (bring two forms of ID)
  • Acceptable forms of ID
  • Current Driver’s license OR passport, PLUS one of the following:
  • A birth certificate OR
  • A social security card

Note: If you have a teaching certificate and are not under contract, contact the Human Resources Department to inquire about long-term substitute teaching vacancies and eligibility.


If none of the above applies to you, you will need to complete the following steps:

  • Complete online application: Apply to “2018 -2019 Substitute Teacher” job posting
  • Provide “Substitute Required Documents
  • Register and successfully complete substitute training workshop (NCSS or Griffin RESA)
  • Submit copy of certificate of completion (Griffin RESA)
  • Report to the Human Resources Department and pick up Substitute Payroll Packet
  • Return ALL completed paperwork to the Human Resources Department between 8:30AM and 4:30PM Monday through Thursday
  • Complete fingerprinting and background check (bring two forms of ID)
  • Acceptable forms of ID
  • Current Driver’s license OR passport, PLUS one of the following:
  • A birth certificate OR
  • A social security card
  • Schedule ½ day School Observation and have principal sign Observation Form (form in packet)
  • Return School Observation Form to Human Resources

For more information, please contact Mrs. Cauleter Crowder or Dr. Keith Benton. You can contact Mrs. Crowder at 770-787-1330, extension 1107, or via email at crowder.cauleter@newton.k12.ga.us. You can contact Dr. Benton at 770-787-1330, extension 1112, or via email at benton.keith@newton.k12.ga.us.

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

Helpful Information:

Required Documents for Substitute Teachers
Substitute Payrates

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