• Pearland ISD appreciates your efforts to ensure the educational process is not interrupted and to prepare students to perform at their highest potential.

    All new substitutes to the District are required to attend an orientation to learn about Pearland ISD expectations and policies.


    New Substitute Teacher/Paraprofessional Orientation:

    2024 Orientation Dates will be added January 2024.

    Please reach out to the Substitute Office with any questions.

    Application procedures can be viewed here.

    Completing the substitute application does not guarantee a substitute employee position. 


    Are you a retired PISD employee and want to be a substitute teacher or paraprofessional? Please reach out to the Substitute Office at 281/485-3203 for additional instructions. 


    Substitute teachers must meet one of the following criteria:

    • have completed a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours from an accredited college or university or
    • have a college degree from an accredited college or university or
    • have a Texas Teaching Certificate

        **A high school diploma or GED for clerical substitute positions.

        ***At least two years of study at an institution of higher education for            paraprofessional substitute positions.


    Please click here for substitute pay information.

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    You MUST complete all necessary requirements listed below prior to becoming a substitute.  If selected to attend the orientation, you will receive confirmation from the substitute clerk. 

    Step 1. Complete Online Application: 

    Complete the substitute online application via Frontline once the substitute application posting opens on the date indicated above. The posting will open 2 weeks prior to the orientation date. You must attach transcripts and certifications. Application procedures can be viewed here. 

    Step 2. Fingerprinting:

    If fingerprinting is needed, you will receive an email with your fingerprint Fast Pass information from Identgo. The applicant is responsible for the fingerprint fee. 

    Step 3. Substitute Teacher New Hire Forms: 

    If selected, you will receive an email to set up an account with Frontline. Once an account has been created, you will login to Frontline to complete your New Hire Forms. 

    Step 4. Once steps 2 and 3 have been completed, reach out to the Substitute Office to schedule a time to bring in the following:

    • Acceptable, unexpired documents for your I-9 (do not print out I-9 form)
    • Fingerprint receipt, if applicable

    Step 5. Orientation:

    An orientation is required and upon completion, you will receive your ID badge. 



    *Do you or someone you know meet the below qualifications to substitute as a Nurse and may be interested in making extra money? If so, please view and share the information below. 

    Nurse substitutes: $122 per day

    • Valid RN
    • Valid CPR Certification

    *Once you complete an online application to substitute in our clinics, please contact Monica Reynolds, Health Services Coordinator, at 281-485-3203 to discuss your interest. Thank you.