SmartFind - Substitute Finder

  • The Paulding County School District utilizes the SmartFind system to schedule substitutes.

    Please watch the video to learn more:

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    SmartFind Substitute Browser Quick Reference

    Registration

    1. Call the System Phone Number (1-833-317-1387) from your smartphone.
    2. Enter your Access ID followed by the star(*) key
    3. Enter your Access ID again when it asks for your PIN followed by the star(*) key
    4. Record your name followed by the star (*) key
    5. Hear your callback #. Correct if necessary.
    6. You will be asked to select a new PIN. Enter a PINat least six(6) digits in length followed by the star (*) key

    SmartFind Quick Reference

    Registration

    1. Call the System Phone Number (1-833-317-1387) from your smartphone.
    2. Enter your Access ID followed by the star(*) key
    3. Enter your Access ID again when it asks for your PIN followed by the star(*) key
    Online Access to SmartFind

    Requirements to become a Substitute Teacher with Paulding County School District 

    1. Employment Application
      • Apply for the Substitute Teacher position by completing an employment application on our website.  You will need to provide three professional references. Please verify that your listed references have completed the Reference Check survey that was emailed to them.
      • Please answer the Background Information section thoroughly.  If you answer Yes to one of the questions, please explain in detail.  
    2. RESA Substitute Teacher Training
      • To register for the RESA Substitute Teacher Training, please visit the Northwest RESA website  for available dates/times. There is a $50 cost for the RESA training.
      • Payment and scheduling are handled directly through RESA.
      • Once completed, please upload a copy of your certificate with your employment application.
    3. High School Diploma, GED, or College Transcripts
      • Please upload a copy of your transcript or diploma with your employment application.

    If selected, the applicant will complete the steps below.

    • Complete New Hire Paperwork Online
      • An email will be sent to you with directions for completing onboarding paperwork once the requirements above are met.
    • Criminal Background Check 
      • Fingerprinting will be conducted at the Board of Education Central Office.  The current charge for fingerprinting is $43.00 plus tax.
      • An email will be sent once online paperwork is completed with the date/ time for fingerprinting.  Please do not show up without registering for a fingerprinting appointment.

     

     

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