Become a Georgia Substitute Teacher
Becoming a substitute teacher in Georgia is an easy way to get in front of a classroom. You'll need teacher certification from Georgia or out of state. However, priority is given to those who have Georgia teaching certification, and a bachelor's or master's degree, though some districts only require a high school diploma. As usual, you'll need to get your Georgia Fingerprint Clearance Card, which constitutes your clearing a background check.
Substitute teaching in Georgia is a great way to begin meeting staff and deciding whether a teaching career is right for you. You will learn about pedagogy and classroom management techniques quickly and efficiently in a real-life classroom setting.
It is important to understand that a substitute teacher's salary is much lower than that of a certified, full-time teacher. However, substitute teachers in Georgia have many advantages, including the flexibility to decide where they want to work. If you don't like one of your assignments, you can get work in another school or district. Click on the following link if you wish to find out how to become a teacher in Georgia.
How to Become a Substitute Teacher in Georgia
Complete the following steps to become a substitute teacher in Georgia:
- Contact the Georgia school district you wish to substitute teach in.
- Although currently not mandated in many school districts, you will find that you have more career opportunity if you complete a Bachelor's Degree.
- Download a Georgia School District substitute teaching application and send it in with everything they require.
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