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    Become a substitute

    You can impact a child's future by becoming a substitute for Garland ISD. We have teaching and aide (clerical) positions open at all grade levels.

    As a substitute, you can:

    • Earn extra income
    • Set your own schedule
    • Stay active
    • Support a teacher on leave
    • Gain valuable transferable experience
      that can translate to other career opportunities

    See below for how to apply.

    The hiring process

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    Salary

    Substitutes in GISD are paid by day and position. Applicants must be able to work at least two to three days a week.

    Standard salary rates for substitutes
    Position Type Daily Rate
    Teacher-GISD Retired $135
    Teacher-TX Certified $115
    Teacher-Degreed (Associate, 48 hours of college or Bachelor) $100
    Instructional Aide $85
    Non-instructional Aide $75

    See the 2021-22 Substitute Pay Schedule and Pay Rates (PDF) document for details.

    Long term pay rates

    If you work longer than 10 days in a row in the same substitute teaching position*, you will get an increase in pay on the 11th day without a break in service. As long as you do not miss a full day, long-term pay will continue. Half-days do not break the sequence. 

    Long-term salary rates for substitute teachers
    Position Type Daily Rate Special rate for 
    Handley, Lyles
    Degreed $135 $148
    Texas Certified $150 $165
    GISD retiree $150 $168

    *This does not apply to aide positions.

    Working as a substitute

     Before reporting to work, substitutes should:

    1. Check the campus website and their individual substitute page. 

    2. Read the 2022-23 Substitute Handbook.

    3. Get in contact with campus staff for daily instructions.

    Get assignments or submit absences

    Current substitutes can use the Frontline Absence Management app or website to see information to let campuses know about absences.

    Go to Frontline Absence Management

    Note: If you are unable to use the browser application or mobile app, use the Call-In System: 1-800-942-3767

    Using the Frontline absence management mobile app

    Once you have logged in with your Frontline ID Account username and password, the resources below will help guide you to navigate the app and accept jobs.

     

    GISD Sub Club

    The GISD Substitute Office and Garland ISD Education Foundation team up to surprise hard-working substitutes with $100 gift certificate. Sign up to be a GISD substitute to be eligible to win.

    I love GISD. I love it so much that it’s been almost 3 years since I started subbing...if you’ve been thinking about subbing, think no longer!

     

    Monetta
    GISD parent and substitute