Substitute Teaching

All applicants interested in becoming a substitute teacher must complete the online application for the substitute teacher pool .  You will only be able to submit an application if the pool is open.  Although certified teachers are desired, the minimum requirement to apply will be to hold an associates or the equivalent of (60 credit hours) of college or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.

  • STEP 1 – Log into the RCPS Recruiting and Hiring Tool (Frontline)
  • STEP 2 – If the substitute teacher position pool is open, start an application for employment.
  • STEP 3 – Apply for the Substitute teacher pool, complete application and attach the following documents: 
  1. Resume
  2. Official college transcripts
  3. Teaching certificate, (if applicable)  
  • If you are unable to attach the documents in the Recruiting and Hiring Tool, please scan and email to the Human Resources Department, attention Dorothy Bohanon, at or mail to 954 N. Main Street, Conyers, GA 30012.
  • STEP 4Three (3) reference forms must be submitted. (These may be attached to your electronic application.) An application will be considered only if a minimum of three references are on file. (Additional references may be required.) Additional Inquiries regarding Substitute Teaching with RCPS may be directed to Dorothy Bohanon via email at

We will review your application and if you are selected as a candidate for hire, you will be contacted by the Human Resources Department to schedule a fingerprinting and background check.

Note:  Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and Fingerprinting (CBC) form must be submitted. This form must be submitted with an original signature. There will be a $45.00 processing fee.  Substitute teachers must pay the fingerprinting fee upfront, in cash, exact amount.  

Substitute teaching positions are available on a temporary, as-needed basis.  These positions come without benefits or the ability to draw unemployment. You are not guaranteed any specific number of days of employment.  Substitute teachers are only needed for assignments while school is in session.

Required Documents For All Applicants

(Select the links below to review and print required forms)


•  CBC - Fingerprint Authorization Form

Helpful Links

Partial Unemployment Insurance (PUI) for Substitutes
Absence Management  
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Rockdale Board of Education Personnel Policies
Code of Ethics

Employee Self Service (ESS)

Employee Self Service Employment Opportunities