Guest Teacher Requirements

  • To serve as a guest teacher, potential applicants must possess one of the following requirements (outlined in red): 

    A minimum of 30 college credit hours at an institution of higher education (transcript upload required). Must be actual class credit hours from either a Community College or University. Technical or Trade schools are not included.


    An honorable military discharge from full-time active duty service in the Air Force, Marines, Army, Navy or Coast GuardMust have served a minimum of 2 years full-time active duty to utilize this option (DD214 upload required) 


    Standard Texas teaching certificate (upload of certification or transcript required)

    Any applicant that does not hold a standard Texas teaching certificate will also be required to participate in additional online training at the applicant’s expense. A passing grade in the training will be required in order for the applicant to be employed as a guest teacher.

    All applicants must also meet these additional requirements:

    1. Be proficient in reading, writing and speaking the English language

    2. Be at least 21 years of age to be eligible for middle and/or high school assignments.

    3. Fingerprinting as required by State of Texas, fingerprint fee is the responsibility of the applicant.(Individuals who have already submitted fingerprints for the Texas Education Agency will not complete the process again; however, the district will need subscribe to your fingerprint results with TEA.)

    4. Attend a 3.5 hour orientation session

    (Registration & Orientation dates are provided electronically after the prerequisite requirements have been met)

    Ready to start? 


     New guest teachers can apply here

    Returning guest teachers can apply here

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