Substitute Center

Welcome to KISD Substitute Information Page!

Thank you for your interest in substitute employment with Killeen Independent School District. Substituting is an important educational component in our schools and we appreciate your efforts in helping to facilitate the learning process. Our online application system allows applicants to submit and update application information electronically from any computer with internet access. Interested individuals are encouraged to complete an application online.

We are grateful to have an abundance of substitute applicants, please understand with the high volume of interest, not all applicants will be selected.

Qualifications to be a substitute teacher in KISD:
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must have a 24 credit hour or 5 years of experience working with children in the public school system.
  • At least 2 supervisor work references with valid email addresses.
  • Able to work at least 5 days a month

Steps to becoming a substitute teacher in KISD

1. Complete the online application Apply Here
2. Pass a background check.
3. Official College/University transcripts (They can be mailed to Sub Center, 2301 Atkinson Ave, Killeen, TX 76543 or e-transcript it to
4. Complete and turn in substitute packet.
5. Social Security card required for name verification.
6. Substitute center will contact you and provide you with a FAST PASS for fingerprinting when your substitute packet has been turned in completed.
7. Complete fingerprinting process at the approximate cost of $50.
8. After fingerprint results and work references have been completed, you will receive an email to complete the App-Garden online-substitute training with an 85% passing score at cost of $49.
9. After completion of the training, bring your certificate into the substitute center.
10. Once this process is complete and you have been accepted as a substitute, you will receive a Welcome Letter with login instructions.
11. Begin your career as a substitute teacher!

We understand we are asking you to invest approximately $100 to become a substitute teacher for KISD. However, we believe the new training platform will be worth your investment. 

ALL documents must be received before an application is eligible for consideration.

We appreciate your interest in becoming part of the Killeen Independent School District Substitutes.

For more information concerning Substitute opportunities, contact the help desk at (254) 336-0112/0113.
2301 Atkinson Ave Portable #1 Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 336-0053