Substitute Teacher Information
Related Documents:
Substitute Information
Substitute Request/Recommendation Form

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REGISTRATION

 

**ALL STEPS MUST BE COMPLETED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER**

STEP 1:

Eligibility:

To register as a substitute teacher in Catoosa County you must have the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Substitute Teacher Training Certificate

-OR-

  • Georgia Teacher Certification

A four-hour training class is required in Catoosa County if you are not a Certified Teacher.

The substitute training class is offered thru Northwest GA RESA. Registration for the substitute training class

must be completed online at www.nwgaresa.com (click on “Substitute Teacher Trainings” link on that website).

There is a $50 nonrefundable fee that must be paid before attending the class.

STEP 2:

Complete Substitute Request/Recommendation Form:

Please complete the top portion of the form. Then, take the form to one Catoosa County Public School to be completed by the school's

administrator. The school administrator will send the completed form to Human Resources.

STEP 3:

Human Resources will contact the applying substitute:

  • After the completed Request/Recommendation Form has been received by Human Resources, applicant will be

contacted to complete registration for a fingerprint/background check at applicant's expense . Instructions to register for fingerprinting are found on 

Catoosa County's website.The fingerprinting fee may be paid by credit card or money order. Money orders MUST be made for the exact amount of the fingerprinting fee and made out to 3M Cogent.

  • Once fingerprinting/background check results are obtained by Human Resources, applicant will be contacted to

schedule an appointment to complete additional paperwork.

STEP 4:

Complete paperwork in Human Resources:

Applications cannot be processed without these original documents.

  • Driver’s License

  • Social Security Card

  • Original documentation showing the highest level of education COMPLETED

  • Substitute Teacher Training Certificate -OR- Teacher Certification License

Once all requirements are met above, applicant will be contacted by Human Resources to pick up their Subsitute Teacher Verification Form.

STEP 5:

Start being a Substitute Teacher:

To be added to a particular school's substitute list, please take the Substitute Teacher Verification form you

receive from Human Resources to that school. Applicant may submit their Verification Form to more than one school. 

Catoosa County Public Schools | P.O. Box 130 | Ringgold, GA 30736 | (706) 965-2297