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Effective January 2, 2017, we will no longer process substitute applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

If you would like to be considered as a substitute for the 2017-2018 school year, you may submit or update your online application after July 1, 2017 at  You will need to have at least 2 professional references with accurate email addresses listed in your online application. We strongly recommend you contact your references and notify them they will be receiving electronic reference requests. If you are applying for a substitute teaching role, you will also be required to complete the TeacherInsightTM Survey. After submitting your application, you may email us regarding your continued interest at

The below document is available for assistance in completing the application:

Instruction Manual Supplement for Substitutes

We are grateful to have an abundance of substitute applicants; please understand with the high volume of interest, not all applicants will be selected. If you are not contacted regarding the next step prior to January 2, 2017, we encourage you to reapply for consideration after July 1, 2017.

Please note: In mid-July, we will begin the selection process for new PISD substitutes. Selection of substitutes is based on a review of your application and on the current needs of our district. Preference may be given to applicants who hold a valid Texas teaching certificate. If you are selected, you will be contacted by a human resources representative via email. It is important that your online application lists an active, current email address.

Current/Former PISD Employees: Please send an email stating your interest in substituting during the upcoming school year to In your email, please indicate your status as a (former) employee. You will need to create a new user profile in TEAMS.

Questions regarding the substitute application process may be sent to Applicants interested in becoming a substitute nurse must be licensed and selected by the PISD Coordinator of District Health. Resumes for substitute nurse positions may be sent to We appreciate your interest in substituting for Plano ISD.