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Substitute Information

All individuals interested in becoming a substitute teacher for Dalhart ISD, must meet the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check

General Information

1.    Complete the substitute application online and submit it electronically.  The information on the application should be filled out accurately and completely.  Attach transcripts, diploma, resume and any certifications held.  

2.    After the application has been processed, Human Resources will contact the applicant by email to provide the following before any substitute is able to accept an assignment:

  • Valid driver’s license and social security card (Social Security card must show current legal name)
  • Criminal History Check
  • Fingerprinting
  • Transcripts, High School Diploma/GED
  • Voided check or savings deposit slip – used for direct deposit of payroll check
  • Federal withholding allowance form (2020 W-4)
  • Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9)

       All items are required to be completed, filed and processed by Human Resources prior to being approved. 

3.    Substitute training is required. Dates are announced on the Dalhart ISD website and facebook.

Substitute Pay Rate

The pay rate is established each year by the DISD School Board.

  Full Day Half Day
Non-Degreed $75.00 $37.50
Degreed $90.00 $45.00
Non-Degree Long Term (more than 10 consective days) $95.00 $47.50
Degreed Long Term (more than 10 consective days) $110.00 $55.00

Long-Term Substitutes

Substitutes placed in teacher assignments for more than 10 consecutive days will be paid at a rate of $95.00 per day if non-degreed and $110.00 per day if degreed.  Long-term substitutes perform additional duties that a long-term assignment requires such as: grading papers, preparing lessons, attending parent conferences, as well as any other duties of the teacher.

Frontline (formerly Aesop)

Frontline Absence Management is an online program that allows teachers to enter absences and request substitutes.  Teachers can view and manage their absences, add classroom lesson plans and other files for substitutes, and view reports on their absence history.  Self-help guides and videos are available online for training and assistance.

Click the link below for more information on using the Frontline system.

Substitute Quick Start Guide