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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Substitute Teaching

Join our Team!

Are you interested in gaining valuable teaching experience while getting paid? Join the Substitute Teaching Program!

In Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), our people are our greatest resource, including our substitute teachers and the tremendous support they provide to our students, staff members, and schools.  GCPS substitutes play a critical role in our students' education, making a difference in the lives of children every day!

Click on the link to view the GCPS Salary Schedules.


Interested in Substitute Teaching?

Making a difference in the lives of Gwinnett County students is just one of the reasons our substitute teachers love what they do.  Here are some others:

  • Make connections for future full-time employment opportunities
  • Define your days and hours of availability
  • Control your commute – GCPS substitute teachers have many work locations to choose from
  • Work around your family’s schedule
  • Earn money while working toward a teaching certificate
  • Enjoy retirement and earn part-time income


How to Apply?

Substitute applications are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year.  To join the GCPS Substitute Teaching Program, applicants must:

  • Complete and submit an online application - Minimum Requirement - High School Diploma
  • Provide a current or most recent reference
  • Complete GCPS Substitute Teacher Training Program (if you do not hold a valid or expired professional teaching certificate or if you have not completed a practicum or student teaching in Gwinnett County)

Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted to attend a Substitute Teacher Orientation.

Interested in Working as a Substitute Clinic Worker?

  • Complete an online application
  • Provide a current or most recent reference
  • Complete the GCPS Substitute Clinic Training Program

Applicants with a medical background are preferred.  Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by the Substitute Management Office.


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