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Substitute Requirements

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute teacher in the Waxahachie Independent School District. The district is always seeking qualified substitutes to assist us in carrying out our mission of "Excellence in Education." 

Below you will find the requirements for becoming a substitute in Waxahachie ISD:

Completed application and copies of allowable government-issued identification as determined by federal law (See lists on I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form).

Waxahachie ISD has a requirement of fifteen college hours for substitute teachers. Please include your college transcript with your application.  If you have special skills that should be considered in the place of our requirement of fifteen college hours, please include this information with your application.

All substitutes must be fingerprinted as per Senate Bill 9. Substitutes must have fingerprints on file in order to sub with Waxahachie ISD. Substitutes are required to pay for their own fingerprinting at an L-1 Enrollment Identity Solutions location.  Rules for fingerprint-based background reviews
All substitutes must attend a mandatory three-hour orientation prior to subbing for the district.  Orientations are held monthly at the WISD Administration building at 411 N. Gibson Street.   

Spring Semester Substitute Orientations   9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019      
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019    
  • Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Thursday, May 2, 2019
Waxahachie Administration Building
411 N. Gibson Street
Waxahachie, Texas 75165

For more information on becoming a substitute in Waxahachie ISD, contact Emily Volentine, Substitute Coordinator, at (972) 923-4631 x10122.