• Substitute Teacher Information

    We appreciate your interest in becoming a Substitute Teacher with Gaston County Schools.

    Below are the qualifications to apply:

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum age of 21.
    • There are two classifications of Substitute Teachers; pay status will be affected by the classification for which you qualify:
      • A certified substitute is one who holds a clear teaching license/certificate from North Carolina or from another state with a pay rate of $135 per day before taxes.
      • A non-certified substitute refers to an individual who does not hold a clear teaching license/certificate at all. The rate of pay will be $116.25 per day before taxes..

    To apply, follow the indicated steps:

    • To complete an online application, you will select Substitute Certified or Substitute Non-Certified.
    • List three references, you must have their email addresses. The system will email them the reference form to fill out and submit back to your application. You may not use Gaston County School employees as
    • Certified applicants, please upload a copy of your current or expired teaching license.

    Hiring Process

    • New
    • Candidate Eligibility
    • Initiate Background
    • Licensure (Certified)
    • Candidate Approval
    • Offer
    • HR
    • Journey (Onboarding Docs)
    • Conversion (Converting from Pending worker to employee)

    After applying, the AESOP Coordinator will review and notify you of the status of your application. All communication will be via email. If selected, you will receive further instructions. 

    New substitute teacher applications will be processed in July/August for the 2024-2025 school year. If selected, you will receive further instructions.