Substitute Services

Celina ISD has partnered with ESS to manage our substitute program. A leader in K-12 staffing, ESS is now responsible for the hiring, training, and placement of all substitute teachers and aides. If you’re interested in working as a substitute for our district, you must complete the online application.

Questions can be directed to Ray Cage at [email protected] or call 214-973-4285.

 How to apply and Minimum qualifications

  • Complete the online application at
  • High School Diploma or highest Degree completed or Teacher Certification.
  • Proof of right to work in the U.S. (social security card, current passport, driver license, permanent resident card)
  • Complete online New Hire Paperwork
  • Complete TEA Fingerprint & pass FBI Background Check
  • Attend Substitute Orientation & Training

Substitute Pay scale and pay schedule is weekly on Fridays

Certified Teacher substitute - $110.00

Degreed substitute (Bachelors and above) - $100.00

Non-Degreed substitute - $90.00