Human Resources

Substitute Teaching Info

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. The salary for a Substitute Teacher is $80 per day for a degreed sub (Bachelor’s Degree or higher) and $60 per day for a non-degreed sub (Associate’s Degree, passing ParaPro Test scores, or passing TABE Exam scores).

If you do NOT hold a degree (Associate’s or higher), you will need to take the HiSET Exam. To schedule this test, please call the Christa McAuliffe Center Adult Education Department at (225) 226-7631. It is recommended that you take this test before you proceed with the application process.

To apply to be a Substitute Teacher:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Once the online application is completed, a hiring packet will be emailed you. Please read and follow the directions carefully.
  3. You will be expected to upload the following supporting documents:
    • A Copy of your driver’s license or state-issued picture id
    • A Copy of your Social Security card
    • Your College transcripts or diploma providing proof of a 4 year college degree, OR College transcripts or diploma providing proof of an Associate’s Degree, OR Passing HiSET Exam scores, OR Passing ParaPro Test scores (testing for Paraprofessionals)
    • Louisiana State Code of Ethics Certificate o Go to
      • Select “Training”
      • Select “Online training”
      • Select “Ethics Training”
      • It will take you approximately one hour to take this test. You will be asked several questions throughout the presentation, and you must answer the question before you can move forward in the presentation. Incorrect answers will not prevent you from moving forward, nor are your answers scored in any way. Upon completion, save the certificate and upload it to your application.
    • A copy of a voided check for direct deposit
    • A copy of the background check form signed or stamped by Louisiana State Police

Should you need technical assistance or encounter technical problems with the application process, please email specific feedback to or call (225) 922-5468.

Upon receipt of the required documents and the appropriate verifications, we will contact you regarding your next steps for Substitute Orientation.

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