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All substitute applicants follow the hiring process outlined below:
1. Substitute Application- Applications are submitted through the district's online application system (Click here).
2. Candidate Review- The submitted application and credentials are reviewed to ensure applicant is a qualified candidate. The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District requires 60+ credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university as a qualification to work as a substitute teacher. Applicants with less than 60 credit hours on their transcripts, who have a high school diploma or GED, are eligible to substitute as teacher aides.
3. Processing- Candidate is notified via email to print the documents listed in the Substitute Documents link on the left of this page along with college transcripts or high school diploma/GED and submit to the Human Resources office:
- Social Security Card for Payroll purposes
- I9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form
- Substitute Profile Sheet
- Letter of Reasonable Assurance
- Receipt of Acknowledgement/Electronic Handbook
- Deferred Compensation (PST) Form-Social Security Alternative
- Direct Deposit Form
- TRS Retirement Systems Implication Letter
- Affordable Care Act Policy
- First Financial Newsletter
4. Fingerprinting and Background Check- In compliance with Senate Bill 9, substitute candidates are required to submit to background check and fingerprinting. The cost of fingerprinting is $47.50 and is the candidate’s responsibility. This is a one-time fee & processing and is valid for any Texas school district. The Human Resources department will contact you with further instructions regarding your fingerprinting.
5. Assignment- Candidate is notified via email of approval and begins accepting assignments in Aesop.