• Substitutes


    ***SFISD Substitute Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year are now OPEN. Please see the tab to the left and click Employment Opportunities to apply.***


    Upcoming Orientation/C.R.A.S.E Date: 

    • Virtual Orientation
    • CRASE Date - April 13, 2022 from 8:00am-12:00pm at the Cowan Education Center


    Orientation Reminders:

    • Orientation will now be virtual and a link will be sent to you once you complete the substitute application
    • Applications must be submitted through FastTrack
    • Complete the Fingerprinting Process
    • Complete SafeSchools Compliance Training
    • Please bring Original Transcripts, Driver’s License and Social Security Card


    Substitutes for the Clinic:

     Nurse substitutes:

    • Valid RN/LVN
    • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate

    *Please contact Jodi Nash, Lead Nurse, at jodi.nash@sfisd.org


    Substitute Process:     

     1.Complete Online Application: 

    Complete the substitute online application. You must attach certifications (if applicable) before attending orientation. If you need a computer, it is available in the HR Office. After you apply, you will receive an email confirmation detailing your orientation date and time.


    2.Complete Substitute Teacher Orientation:

    After you complete the virtual orientation, you will provide copies of your identification, educational transcripts/certificates and complete the required paperwork. Discussions on topics such as Educator Code of Ethics, AESOP Management System, Classroom Management and Employee Handbook.



    If fingerprinting is needed, you will receive an email with your fingerprinting Fast Pass, which will have a contact number to find an L-1 fingerprinting facility. You are responsible for payment and scheduling this appointment. The facility will accept credit/debit card, checks or money order payment (no cash). Take your Fast Pass to the appointment along with a valid ID. Otherwise, you will be notified to move on to the next step.

    4.Complete Safe Schools Online Training- (Mandatory Compliance Training)

    An email with login information will be sent to the email address you provide.


    Previous Substitutes that did not submit a Letter of Reasonable Assurance for the 2019-2020 school year will have to be rehired. Please update your application and contact HR.


    Substitute Office Contact:

    Tara Mata, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent for HR/District Substitute Coordinator

    email: tara.mata@sfisd.org

    SafeSchools Compliance Training

    2021-2022 Substitute Handbook

    2021-2022 Substitute Pay Plan

    PACT Overview & Study Guide

    7 Steps to Becoming a SubstituteTop 10 Reasons to be a Substitute