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Substitute Teacher Information

The Kilgore Independent School District would like to express our appreciation for your interest in substituting in our district’s classrooms. Substitutes are indeed a valuable part of our program and we acknowledge the important role you perform in the educational process.


Kilgore ISD, the Board of Trustees and staff consider substitute teaching an essential ingredient of our school program. As a substitute teacher, you will be expected to provide for the safety and well-being of the students in your charge, to maintain the continuity of the instructional program and to contribute to the operation of the school to which you are assigned.


Again, we would like to thank you for considering this important position.


Substitute Resources:

Sub Teacher Handbook

Aesop Login and Resources  (Automated Substitute Placement & Absence Management System)



General Information:




The District shall attempt to hire certified teachers as substitutes whenever possible; however, no person shall be employed as a substitute teacher who does not have at least a GED.

As of January 11th, 2010, Kilgore ISD has adopted a new online applicant system. Please click here to submit an online application.

Approved substitutes shall have on file with the District:

  1. An online application on file
  2. A record of highest education attained, including high school diploma, GED certificate, or transcript for all college work, and/or teacher certificate.
  3. A completed I-9 form.
  4. A completed W-4 form.
  5. A valid social security number.
  6. A completed criminal history record form.

Substitute Salary

Substitute pay will be reviewed annually and determined by the Board of Trustees during the budget process. Daily rates will be available at the beginning of each school year by visiting the district website.


2010-2011 salary schedule is as follows:

Para-professional positions:

v     Aide, clerical – $60.00 per day

All substitutes regardless of degree or certification will receive $60.00 a day when substituting in a paraprofessional position.

Teaching positions:

v     Non degreed and non certified – $60.00 per day

v     Bachelor degreed and non-certified teacher – $70.00 per day

v     Bachelor degreed and certified teacher – $80.00 per day

v     Degreed and non-certified long term subs - $90.00 per day**

v     Degreed and certified long term subs – $100.00 per day*

* Long term subs: Degreed and certified substitute teacher working in any one position for more than 10 consecutive days will be compensated at $100.00 per day.


** Degreed and non-certified substitute teacher may be used in acute teacher shortage areas as determined by TEA and the KISD Board of Trustees when degreed and certified substitute is not available.  Acute teacher shortage areas include Mathematics, Science, Special Education, Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) and Technology Applications.  Degreed and non-certified substitute teacher working in any one position for more than 10 consecutive days will be compensated at $90.00 per day.


Checks are mailed on the 26th day of the month. If the 26th falls on a weekend, scheduled school break or holiday, checks are mailed on the preceding workday. Checks will include all substitute days worked the prior month. Individual’s working four (4) hours or less per day will receive one half-day’s pay. Individual’s working more than four hours per day will receive a full day’s pay.

All required documents regarding salary, i.e., transcripts, certification etc...must be received by the Human Resources Department to secure accurate pay is received. Kilgore ISD will not make salary adjustments on previous payrolls due to failure to provide required documents.

Employment Status Changes

Circumstances may change, and you may find you are no longer available to substitute on a daily basis. Please indicate any change in your availability in writing or by email to the Human Resources Department at:

Kilgore ISD                               

Attn: Human Resources Department

301 N. Kilgore Street                               

Kilgore, Texas 75662

Written notification is mandatory prior to the Human Resources Department issuing changes to an employee’s personal information. This includes changes in name, address and phone number.

You may contact the Kilgore ISD Human Resources department at 903-988-3900 to receive additional information.


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Page last updated:  11/07/2011