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Teachers | Paraprofessionals | Nurse


*Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

Step 1

Complete the online application at TalentEd. Payroll will contact you to complete the fingerprinting and background check process.

The Health Services Director reviews substitute nurse applications. For more information on substitute nurse opportunities, contact Kirsten Martin, RN, at 409-980-7800 x6052, or at

Step 2

Receive an email from Payroll to complete the online training course: CLICK HERE

Substitute Teacher and Paraprofessional complete the Orientation and Effective Substitute Traning online course. Cost is $39

Returning Substitutes and Nurses complete the Substitute Refresher Training online course. Cost is $19

Step 3

OBSERVATION: Complete a minimum of three hours at two of the Silsbee campuses.

  • Obtain an observation form from Silsbee ISD Administration Office
  • Contact campus secretary to schedule a date and time for classroom observation.
  • Report to the campus secretary on the scheduled date to ask for specific instructions.
  • Return signed form to the Silsbee ISD Administration Office.

Step 4

Schedule an appointment with Payroll to complete new hire documents and to establish a Frontline account and review how to accept a request for a substitute.  You will also have your school ID badge made.

Step 5

Start substitute teaching.

Substitute Pay

Aides: $75.00 per day


  • Non degree: $90.00 per day
  • Degree/Uncertified: $110 per day
  • Certified: $125 per day

Licensed Registered Nurse: $105.00 per day

Teacher Long-Term Degreed Uncertified, beginning on 11th day: $120.00 per day

Teacher Long-Term Certified, beginning on 11th day: $135.00 per day

Substitute employees are eligible for district health benefits after working at least 10 hours in a week. Substitutes are NOT eligible for Unemployment Compensation during holidays and/or school breaks including summer.

The Silsbee ISD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, military status, genetic information or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.