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HELP DESK HOURS OF OPERATION 8 AM TO 10 AM 3 PM TO 5:00 PM

NOTICE TO ALL BISD SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Take the Exam

Upon clearing with the Brownsville ISD Human Resources Department, you have been directed to this page to begin your learning experience by examining the Brownsville ISD's required documents and resources that will give you an insight of what is expected from you. After you have completed reading, examining, and digesting the information, you will proceed to take an exam. You may use the resources/materials to take the exam.

All substitute teachers will continue to work a maximum of 16 days per month, unless a copy of your current medical insurance is submitted to the HR Dept.

BEFORE PROCEEDING: Download the Substitute Handbook Receipt Handbook Form by clicking here. You must fill it in, sign, and HAND DELIVER it to the BISD Human Resources Department after SUBMITTING the exam

NOTICE TO ALL BISD SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS All substitute teachers will be expected to clock in and out at the campus where they are assigned to work, **Please note if you didn't get your fingerprints done at the campuses for clocking in and out you will need to stop by the Payroll Dept. and get them done there. Also when clocking in and out you will need to add all 6 digits of your employee number and make sure to scroll down and look for the correct campus you are subbing at.**

Substitute Teacher Requirements:
  • Substitute Teacher Application
  • High School Diploma/Transcripts or GED must be in English (Recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency) **College Degree from an accredited institution will be accepted in place of HS Diploma/GED.
  • Minimum of forty eight (48) semester college hours from and accredited college or university (Remedial, vocational, technical, and repeated courses will not be accepted.)
  • References
  • Must complete mandatory Substitute Teacher On-line Training Program
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to assist students with academic work at the academic grade level appropriate for the assignment.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to provide assistance to students.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.