• Substitute application will be closed for the remainder of the year and will open back up in the Spring of 2020.

Requirements To Be A Substitute Teachers In Coppell ISD

    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Must have high school diploma or U.S. certified equivalent
    • Must speak and understand conversational and proper English
    • Must complete CISD on-line virtual orientation at the cost of $54.00
    • Must be fingerprinted
    • Must work at least eight (8) days per semester

    NOTE: Coppell ISD strives to employ the most qualified applicants; therefore, certified applicants will be considered first.


Steps To Become A Substitute:

  • Communication from the HR Department will be sent via email so please keep your email address updated on your application. Please allow 7-10 business days for us to contact you after you submit your application.

    • Must complete the Substitute Application AND the Criminal Background check. (Incomplete applications will not be considered.)
      • High school diploma is required to apply
      • List three references (references may NOT be a family member and you MUST provide email addresses for all references)
      • Attach any applicable transcripts to your application
    • Fingerprinting Requirements: SB 9 requires submission of a  digital fingerprints for a criminal history review. Once your application is reviewed, you will be e-mailed fingerprinting instructions. The cost for fingerprints is approximately $50.00. *If you have already been fingerprinted for the Texas Education Agency and we can verify your results, we will e-mail you regarding a virtual orientation. 
    • Virtual Orientation: HR will e-mail you a unique login to complete the mandatory virtual training/orientation after we review your fingerprints and background check. The cost of this training is $54.00. Note: Orientations are by invitation only.

    We understand we are asking you to invest approximately $100 to become a substitute teacher for CISD. However, we believe the new training platform will be worth your investment.  You will recoup your investment after completing two full-day assignments as a substitute teacher.  We appreciate your interest in becoming a Coppell Independent School District substitute!

    Consideration for employment is at the discretion of the CISD Human Resources Department.

    After you submit your online application, it will remain on file for one year. You may update your application at any time and apply for other positions with the district by going to https://coppell.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx.