Become a Substitute Teacher in Texas

Becoming a substitute teacher in Texas is a great way to enter the world of education without the commitment of earning a full-time teaching license. In fact, many teachers began their careers as substitute teachers. As a Texas substitute teacher, you will start learning about the culture of public education in the Lone Star State. You will also learn how to choose engaging and educational student activities, use effective classroom management, and write powerful lesson plans from experienced teachers in the schools you teach in.

Substitute teaching in Texas is a great way to give back to your community while deciding whether you want to become a full-time teacher.

It is important to understand, though, that a substitute teacher's salary is lower than that of a certified, full-time teacher. However, many substitutes value the flexibility that their career affords them. Click on the following link if you want to find out how to become a teacher in Texas.

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How to Become a Substitute Teacher in Texas

To become a substitute teacher in Texas, you will need to apply through the school district you want to teach in. The following are the typical requirements for substitute teachers in a Texas school district:

  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree
  • A criminal history check
  • A medical examination
  • Completion of the school district's substitute teacher application and any application processing fees


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