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”?

  • Can I be disqualified from work?

  • What is SAS?

  • What hours will I be required to work?

  • Can I request the days I am available or want to work?

  • What do I do if I’m going to be late to my assignment?

  • Do substitutes have to teach at all the District campuses?

  • Do I need to keep my contact and personnel information current?

  • Do I need to fill out the Letter of Reasonable Assurance and mail back to HR?

  • What if there’s a change to my qualifications?