Substitutes

Northside will start accepting online applications for Substitutes on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Please be sure to complete the online application thoroughly. Check your email once you submit the application to set up an appointment for processing through SignupGenius. We process applications by appointment only. You will need to bring the required forms which can be found on the right side of this page and other necessary education documents to your appointment.

Substitute Office is located at 5617 Grissom Road, San Antonio 78238

Thank you for your interest in one of the most difficult jobs in education--substitute teaching. Very often, children will rely on the skills and abilities of substitute teachers for over one full year of instruction between kindergarten and twelfth grade. NISD recognizes the contributions made by its substitute teachers and supports their efforts toward maintaining continuity of instruction in the absence of the full time teachers.The purpose of this web site is to provide information and resources that will better enable the substitute teacher to reach this goal.

  • The application must be completed online.
  • Please follow the instructions that are on step 1 under the Application Requirements section to the right of this page.
  • Application paperwork will only be accepted during dates and times listed in the automated email response after you submit your application.
Northside provides FREE Special Education training to all Professional and Paraprofessional Substitutes who desire to work with Special Education students. Professional Substitutes who take the two-part Special Education training and work in Specialized Instruction classrooms will get $10.00 additional pay for a full day assignment and $5.00 for a half day assignment. Paraprofessional Substitutes who take the two-part training and work in Specialized Instruction classrooms will get $12.00 additional pay for a full day assignment and $6.00 for a half day assignment. We also provide a convenient Online Orientation required for all substitutes.
 
Prior to making the decision to become a substitute employee, you are encouraged to read the following FAQ’s—frequently asked questions. They should answer most of the questions you might have about the wonderful world of substitute teaching and also convince you that Northside is the District in which you want to do your substitute teaching.