• Substitute Employment

    Substitute Employment for the 2021-2022 School Year ONLY


    The Socorro Independent School District requires a minimum of 30 college semester credit hours for employment. A teaching certificate may be submitted, if applicable. The district also expects substitute teachers to possess the character and moral qualities required of all district employees.

    • In order to be a substitute teacher in our district, you must have a minimum of 30 college credit hours from an accredited institution of higher learning.
    • Substitute Nurses must meet the requirements as set by the Department of Nursing.
    • Substitute Pharmacists must meet the requirements as set by the SISD Employee Health Clinic.

    Application Process:

    All substitute Teachers, Pharmacists, Administrators and Nurses must apply online.

    The Pre-Employment Affidavit is required and must be attached to your online application at the time that the posting closes.

    Three letters of recommendation that follow the format below must be emailed or brought into the District Service Center from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    • Dated within the year (MM/DD/YYYY)
    • Must be on official business/company letterhead
    • Must be signed (No electronic signatures)

    If you are going to email the letters, please email them to Karla Leyva, Human Resources Specialist (kleyva06@sisd.net) or Amanda Rey Palafox, Human Resources Specialist (arey04@sisd.net).

    Additional Documents Required

    • Current Driver's License
    • Official Transcript
    • Official Social Security Card (Signed)
    • You will sign a background form

    Daily Pay Rate

    Experience                                    Substitute Teachers Pay

    30 hours higher education          $100

    Bachelor’s degree or higher      $125

    Certified/retirees                         $150

    Long-term                                    $175

    Monday & Friday                         $150

    Experience                                    Nurse Pay

    LVN                                                $275.00

    RN                                                 $275.00

    Substitute teachers and substitute nurses can earn a $500 retention for 100 workdays per year.

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  • Contact Information

    For more information, please contact:

    Elva Chavez
    Director of Secondary Staffing
    Phone: 915.937.0040
    Email: echave1626@sisd.net

    Karla Leyva
    Administrative Specialist I (Substitutes)
    Phone: 915.937.0224
    Email: kleyva06@sisd.net

    Amanda Rey Palafox
    Human Resources Specialist
    Phone: 915.937.0239

    Email: arey04@sisd.net