• Start with the Why

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The office of Substitute Services supports continuity in the learning process by timely placing substitutes when the respective employees (teacher, paraprofessional, clerical or clinic assistants) must be absent.

Substitute Services

  • Are you interested in impacting the lives of Fulton County Schools students?? by providing instruction and classroom managment to FCS schools and students?? during the short-term or long-term absence of a school based employee? If so, consider becoming a substitute with FCS. Review the Job Description Here. If interested, review the necessary steps to become a substitute below.


    Steps to Become a Substitute

    • Apply for the Substitute Teacher Pos?ition by completing an online application and upload ALL required documents. See application requirements: How to Become a Substitute
    • Your application will be reviewed and considered Complete or Incomplete:

      COMPLETE - You have submitted all necessary information. You will receive an email from applitrack@fultonschools.org that includes information to complete your timeline, all pre-employment forms, and background screening. All timeline forms MUST be completed before you will be invited to attend an onboarding session.

      INCOMPLETE - Your application was missing necessary information. You will not receive an email or phone call from Fulton County Schools regarding your application. Please review your application to ensure that you have submitted all required information and reapply in the next calendar month.
    • Fingerprint clearance is verified and an email is sent with invitation to attend next onboarding and orientation session.
    • Candidate attends mandatory orientation and MUST bring 2 valid forms of identification. Review I-9 documentation in pre-employment forms for list of appropriate forms of identification.


    Frequently Asked Questions

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Important Dates

  • SY19​​​ Open Application & Onboarding Dates


    June 1-10, 2018

    - Onboarding Session: Jul 13, 2018
    - Onboarding Session: Jul 30, 2018

    July 1-10, 2018

    - Onboarding Session: Jul 30. 2018
    - Onboarding Session: Aug 1, 2018

    August 1-10, 2018

    - ​Onboarding Session: Aug 30, 2018​

    September 1-10, 2018

    - Onboarding Session: Sep 24, 2018
    - Onboarding Session: Oct 23, 2018

    October 1-10, 2018

    - Onboarding Session: Nov 8, 2018

    November 1-10, 2018

    - Onboarding Session: Dec 6, 2018

    December 1-10, 2018

    - ​Onboarding Session: Jan 8, 2019

    January 1-10, 2019

    - Onboarding Session: Jan 22, 2019

    February 1-10, 201​9

    - ​Onboarding Session: Mar 13, 2019 

    ** Please Note: All onboarding session seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Invitation to sessions are ONLY extended to those approved for hire.**

    **Please plan appropriately to attend the onboarding session assigned to the specified application window.**


    ** Applications will re-open for the succeeding year on June 1, 2019 **