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Substitute Teacher Center

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher for the Crisp County School System.  To work as a substitute you must:

  • Complete a three-hour State-Mandated training session;
  • Complete a Crisp County local orientation;
  • Agree to a criminal background check including fingerprints, and
  • Be approved by the local Board of Education.  


Applicants who have a valid (unexpired) teaching or paraprofessional certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission are exempt from the three-hour State-Mandated training session; however, the Crisp County local orientation, criminal background check (including fingerprints) and local Board of Education approval are required for placement on the substitute teacher list. The teacher substitute list is designed for principals at the schools to contact personnel to sub in a classroom during regular school hours and during the school year.

For information on Substitute Teacher Workshops offered by Chattahoochee-Flint Regional Education Service Agency (RESA), please call 1-800-541-9442.  You may also register online at to attend one of the workshops conducted by Middle Georgia RESA. 

You must apply online at  In addition to the information you provide on your application, you must upload the following documents to your application:  

  • Copy of college transcript showing number of years completed
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED, if not a college graduate
  • Documentation from Substitute Teacher Training (or copy of valid teaching or paraprofessional certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission; recent graduates may submit written verification from the college that your teaching certificate has been applied for) 


The Crisp County School System continually accepts online applications for this position; however, new substitutes are added to the list only after successfully completing all requirements, including local orientation.  Local orientation is scheduled on an as needed basis.  Applicants who have provided sufficient documentation from Substitute Teacher Training will be notified by email or phone with information regarding the date, time and location of the local orientation. Substitutes work on an as needed basis. Current approved Substitutes are required to complete a substitute package each summer. Substitutes may be removed from the list at any time.