Start Subbing in Texas in Just Three Easy Steps

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You may be ready to work as a substitute teacher in Texas, but have heard that it’s a complicated process, with mounds of paperwork and long interviews. But we have good news: Swing Education believes it should be easy for high-quality substitute teachers to get the jobs they want, when and where they want them. If you live in Texas … Read More

The Complete Guide to Becoming a Substitute Teacher in Texas

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If you live in Texas — or are relocating there — and are looking for an opportunity to enjoy flexible, meaningful work with students, you may have thought about substitute teaching. There are so many reasons to become a substitute teacher, whether it’s a temporary transition, a life-long career path, or anything in between. People arrive at substitute teaching a … Read More

3 Back-to-School Procedures to Make Your School Sub-Friendly All Year

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The best back-to-school procedures are those that make the whole year run more smoothly. What better time than now to review your plan to help substitute teachers feel welcome and prepared in a brand-new environment. Here are three procedures to implement at the beginning of the year that will help your school retain your top subs.  1. Make entering and leaving … Read More

7 Qualities the Best Substitutes Look for in a School

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While substitute teachers get to repeatedly practice the art of the first impression, schools have fewer opportunities to wow new subs. Subs gather valuable information during their time at your school: they learn about the school’s culture both through what you tell them about your guidelines and expectations and how you deliver that information. Here are seven qualities the best … Read More

7 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Substitute Teacher

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While stellar subs and gifted classroom teachers may share many of the same qualities, the two roles are also quite different. To excel at substitute teaching, educators need a unique skill set that distinguishes the best from the rest. Here are the qualities to look for in your substitute teachers. 1. Passion Most substitute teachers are looking for more than … Read More

5 Steps to Retain Subs in a Competitive Landscape

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Heading to work in a positive, constructive environment is a bonus for anyone, but considering the nation-wide shortage of substitute teachers, it’s especially important for schools to encourage subs to return. Substitute teachers have the advantage of sampling a number of schools and keep their top picks in mind when deciding on their next assignment. Many find that focusing their … Read More

10 Reasons to Start Substitute Teaching Today

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Substitute teaching is a rewarding career in education. It provides you the opportunity to set your own schedule, earn a steady paycheck, and gain valuable experience, all while helping the schools and students who need it most.Want to hear more? Here are 10 reasons to start subbing today.