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Substitute Application Process

Substitute Teachers


Applicants must:


  1. Be 21 years of age
  2. Complete a substitute training class with Northwest GA RESA (see list below for exemptions): Please visit www.nwgaresa.com for a complete schedule or substitute training courses
  3. Complete and submit the online substitute application including ALL required documents. To apply online, please click the link below. http://www.applitrack.com/cartersville/onlineapp/
  4. Approved applicants must be fingerprinted and have an approved criminal history check on file prior to being authorized to begin any work assignment in the school system. The fingerprinting process is conducted by appointment only. The cost to the applicant is $39.75 and is non-refundable. Exact change in cash or money order is the only acceptable form of payment.




After you have completed the training (if applicable), your application is accepted as qualified, please speak with the Receptionist at 770-382-5880 to schedule a background check appointment.  Once our office receives your background results, we will schedule a classroom oberservation day (if applicable).




Exceptions for the substitute training class:


  • Certified teachers (including those with an expired certificate)
  • Former paraprofessionals or former substitutes