• Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Substitute Information
    Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher for Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD.

    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 the 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
    • Current, original identification (for a list of acceptable forms of identification, click here)
    • I9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form
    • Substitute Profile Sheet
    • Letter of Reasonable Assurance
    • Receipt of Acknowledgement/Electronic Handbook
    • Deferred Compensation (PST) Form-Social Security Alternative
    • W4
    • 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 the Absence Management system.

    Substitute pay is:
    Professional (Teacher)   
    $100.00       Tues, Wed, & Thurs 1-10 days
    $120.00       Mon & Fri
    $125.00       11+ days Long-term assignments in the same position for the same teacher
    Paraprofessional (Aide)    $75.00  per day, every day
    Paraprofessional (Sped Aide III)    $90.00  per day, every day