Teacher Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply?

  • How do I know if my application was received by AA?

  • Can I apply for more than one position?

  • Can I apply to a specific school or grade level?

  • Are there any benefits to applying early?

  • What is the selection process for teaching positions?

  • Do I need to be certified to teach at Advantage Academy?

  • How do I become certified in Texas?

  • What if I’m certified In another state?

  • What if I’m not certified at all?

  • What if I am not selected to move forward in the interviewing process?

  • Is AA required to complete a criminal background check on teachers and other employees or applicants for employment?

  • Can a School District employ a person who is convicted of a criminal offense?

Substitute Teacher Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why would someone want to be an Advantage Academy substitute teacher?

  • What is expected of a substitute teacher?

  • What are the requirements to be a substitute teacher?

  • Can I send in my resume instead of an application?

  • What are the steps in becoming a substitute teacher?

  • Why do I have to attend an Orientation?

  • What grade levels or subjects can I teach as a substitute?

  • How will substitute teachers know the campus/classroom procedures?

  • Can substitute teachers expect support from the Campus staff?

  • How much does AA pay substitute teachers?

  • Do I need to keep track of or record my hours/workdays?

  • Do substitutes qualify for extended pay?

  • Do substitutes receive health benefits?

  • Will the school hire substitute teachers full-time?

  • What is “Placement”?