Become a Substitute

  • Tallapoosa County Schools is currently encouraging everyone interested in becoming a substitute in our system to apply in TEACH in ALABAMA

    Substitutes are needed for: 

    • Teachers
    • Instructional Paraprofessionals
    • CNP/Cafeteria Associates
    • Nurse
    • Bus Driver

    Tallapoosa County Schools will only accept applications through the TEACH in ALABAMA website. 

    Thank you for your interest in working as a substitute in Tallapoosa County Schools. 

  • Substitute License Application Procedures

    1. Complete FORM SUB 10/2019 and return to TCBOE with a $30.00 Money Order made payable to ALSDE.
    2. A background check must be completed by Cogent Systems. No other agencies will be accepted. Cost of Background Check- $48.15
      1. Registration can be completed online at  You may pay online during registration using a debit or credit card. 
      2. Registration by phone at 866-989-9316
      3. Money orders or cashier checks are accepted at the fingerprint location. Payments must be made payable to Cogent Systems.
      4. Location for TCBOE: Pak Mail, 300 N. Dean Road, Auburn, AL
      5. Take a copy of the following:
        1. Receipt (if paid online)
        2. Primary Identification Document: Take valid identification OR
        3. Two (2) Secondary Documents: Utility bill with your address, Voter Registration Card, Vehicle Registration Card/Title, Paycheck Stub with Address, or Canceled Check or Statement
    3. Must attend Substitute Training Class conducted by TCBOE.
    4. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Background Check Procedures