Personnel > Substitute
you for visiting our Substitute Teaching page.
Substitute teachers are important to Towns County to
ensure classroom learning continues to take place in
the absence of a teacher or paraprofessional.
process of becoming a substitute teacher is outlined
Submit a completed classified application.
Submit the following for your file:
copy of your high school diploma, GED
certificate, or college transcript or teaching
certificate. The minimum level of education
required for substitute teaching in Georgia is a
high school diploma or its equivalent (a GED
confidential reference forms must be completed.
These reference forms should not be returned to
you. The evaluator is asked to complete the
forms and return it to the Towns County Board of
Education. Your current and most recent
employer, supervisor or evaluator should
complete at least one reference form. Reference
forms that have been filled out by family
members will not be accepted.
you are not a certified teacher, you must
complete a Substitute Teacher Training Class.
These classes are offered through Pioneer RESA
at a cost of $50. You can contact Pioneer RESA
for class dates and to register at
www.pioneerresa.org. You will
need to submit a copy of your Substitute Teacher
Training Class Certificate when completed.
consent for background check.
Fingerprinting. The Towns County Board of
Education will notify you if and when you need
to complete fingerprinting.
***Substitute employment is contingent on
satisfactory results of your criminal history
Substitute Teacher Pay Rates
Rate of Pay (for an 8 hour day):
$60.00 per/day High School Diploma or GED
$70.00 per/day Out of State Teaching
Certificate, Inactive GA Certificate or College
$90.00 per/day Active GA Teaching Certificate
Additional $10.00/day for a long term sub
Highly Qualified Long-Term Substitutes will
receive 50% of state salary schedule based on
years experience and working 8 hours per day.
You must hold an active GA teaching certificate
in field of area in which you are substituting.