Thank you for your interest in the Pasadena Independent School District; w
e will be accepting applications for Substitute teachers, teacher's aides and nurses July 17, 2023 through the end of the 2023-2024 school year. As of October 27, 2021, Board approved a raise for substitute teachers and nurses until further notice, see below for new rates!

How do I become a substitute for Pasadena Independent School District?

 You must complete the following:
  • Apply for Substitute Teacher, Nurse and/or Aide
    • Click Apply Now
    • Type Substitute in Search field
    • Click Apply
  • A minimum of 30 semester hours of college credit (verified by official transcripts) for teacher
  • A high school diploma or GED for paraprofessional-teacher’s aide and/or clerical
  • Valid RN or LVN License for nurse
  • Excellent people skills
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Complete On-line Orientation and Behavior Management Training at your own pace offered by the district
  • Cleared National Criminal History, which includes a $49.26 fee, at time of fingerprinting if paid by credit/debit card or $48.25 if paid by money order
    Hiring Process
    1. Application is reviewed for minimum requirements of the position.
    2. Fingerprint request is emailed to each qualified applicant.
    3. Orientation Invite is emailed to all applicants who respond to fingerprint request.
    4. Once Orientation is completed, fingerprint status is emailed, either in TEA database or needs to be printed. 
    5. Upon approved fingerprints, a follow up email will be sent out with instructions of time and place for new hire paperwork.
All communication will be via email. Please check your bulk and spam mail regularly.

Substitute Daily Rates
Board Approved 10/26/2021 until further notice
  Daily Rate
Long Term Rates
starting on 11th day of same assignment)
Certified    $115 $145 
Degreed (Bachelors)   $100 $115
Non-degreed (30 college hours) $95 $105
Licensed Vocational Nurse   $105 $115
Registered Nurse  $125 $140
Retired Educator      $115 Standard Rate 
Instructional/Clerical Aide   $10/hour  

(Retirees receiving the standard rate are excluded)
20  $200
 40 $250
 60 $300
 80 $350
100 $400
 120 $450
 140 $500
 160 $550
 180 $600
All substitute employees are on Call basis and NOT eligible for health benefits nor unemployment compensation during school holidays and/or breaks including the summer break.