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Become a Substitute

Substitutes are a valued asset to DVISD and we honor the contribution our substitutes provide DVISD students and campuses on a daily basis. It has been identified that in the thirteen years of a child’s education, from Kindergarten to twelfth grade, a typical student will have had a substitute teacher for the equivalent of almost one full year.  DVISD strives to seek out individuals interested in serving as a substitute for our 16 campuses within the school district.  Del Valle ISD is actively seeking substitutes for: Classroom Instruction, School Nurse, and Child Nutrition/Custodial support.

Requirements to Become a Substitute in DVISD:
(1) At least a High School Diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
(2) Valid Acceptable Documentation for employment
(3) Fingerprinting Background Check

New DVISD instructional sub rates as of January 21, 2022

Minimum Qualification

Starting Rate

Rate after 30 days of work

Rate after 60 days of work

High School Diploma/ GED




Bachelor’s Degree




Texas Teachers






Other incentives: 

  • Five or more consecutive days of service in the same position: $10 bonus per day (retroactive to first day in position)
  • Friday full day of work: $5 bonus for that day only

Nurse Substitute Pay Rate: RN: $20.00/hr ($160.00 Daily), LVN: $16.00/hr ($128.00 Daily), CNA/Medical Assistants: $12.00/hr ($96.00 Daily)

Steps to become a Substitute in Del Valle ISD:

1. Complete the online application and include at least one (1) past supervisor e-reference on your application.
2. Applicants with no previous fingerprinting background check in Texas will have to be fingerprinted ($50.00 out of pocket expense paid by applicant).This must be completed prior to reporting to a campus.
3. Complete the electronic New Hire checklist through TalentEd Records.
4. Attend the required DVISD Substitute Orientation. Ensure that you RSVP with HR prior to attendance.
5. Furnish Human Resources staff with I-9 Acceptable Documentation for employment.
4. Submit documentation of High School Transcripts/GED or College Transcripts within 30 days for possible pay rate adjustments.

Del Valle ISD is hiring for the following substitute positions:

Instructional Positions - Teacher and Teacher Assistants
Substitutes Exclusively at the Child Development Center
School Nurse
Child Nutrition and Custodial

Individuals interested in applying for any substitute position can apply using the Career link.

Contact the Department of Human Resources for more information about upcoming opportunities to substitute at (512) 386-3060.