• Substitute Workshops 


    Upcoming substitute workshops: 

      Hiring for all subs: Teachers, Nurses, Paras, Custodial, and Cafeteria ( unless otherwise noted)

      Tentative Substitute Workshop Dates


    03/23/2023-   CLOSED



                           COMPLETE  APPLICATION ONLINE:  DATE OPEN  03/14/2023 - 04/13/2023    


                Substitute workshop applications for the upcoming school year 23-24 will be posted online on June 2023.



    ***Please note that you will only be able to apply to a Sub Workshop during the above posting dates; therefore, please continue to monitor our website for updates.

    Please continue to monitor our website once additional workshops become available.  

    Please complete an online application and submit the necessary documentation as listed below. 

    In order to have a complete application, you must submit ALL of the following: 

    After you have submitted your complete application, you will receive an e-mail from Accurate Background to complete a background check.

    Please note that you will not be able to apply to attend the workshop until the posting date.  The workshop will be posted until the maximum capacity has been met.

    Substitute Requirements

    • Substitute Teacher - Bachelor's Degree
    • Substitute Paraprofessional - Associate Degree/60 credit hours/Paraprofessional/WorkKeys test (transcripts/diploma required).
    • Substitute Cafeteria/Custodian - High School Diploma
    • Substitute Nurse:  South Carolina RN License

    If you have additional questions, please contact:

    Valarie Bessant, Substitute System Manager
    Phone: 843.488.6864 Fax:  843.488.7795
    E-mail:  vbessant@horrycountyschools.net

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Is there a waiting list to become a substitute?
    No, we do not keep a waiting list for substitutes. If you are a certified teacher, please apply for the substitute workshop as well as any appropriate teacher vacancies.

    How long will the sub workshop be posted?

    The sub workshop is only available online for a short period of time until it reaches capacity.

    What are the requirements to become a substitute?
    Please note the NEW requirements for substitutes has changed and is as follows:

    • Substitute Teacher - Bachelor's Degree
    • Substitute Paraprofessional - Associate’s Degree/60 credit hours/Paraprofessional test (transcripts/diploma required).
    • Substitute Cafeteria/Custodian - High School Diploma

    How can I take the paraprofessional assessment tests?

    Please click here for additional information.

    Is there a cost for the substitute workshop?

    No, there is no cost to attend the substitute workshop.

    How long does the substitute workshop last?
    The substitute workshop usually lasts between 8:00am – 12:00pm.

    How do I become a cafeteria/custodian substitute?
    Please apply for the substitute cafeteria/custodian vacancies posted online.

    Can I submit a paper application?
    No, paper applications are NOT accepted. If you need assistance applying online, or attaching documents, please visit the HR office located at 335 Four Mile Road, Conway, SC, 29526.

    If I apply to attend the workshop, am I automatically considered a sub?
    NO, an application submitted to the workshop does not guarantee a spot or employment as a substitute. Correspondence from HR will go out to each applicant as their credentials are checked and background checks are processed.



About Horry County Schools

  • Horry County Schools is inspiring possibilities for student success through a broad range of unique teaching and learning opportunities.

    Horry (pronounced O-Ree) County Schools is made up of 56 schools within nine attendance areas: Aynor, Carolina Forest, Conway, Green Sea Floyds, Loris, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Socastee, and St. James. Horry County Schools has more than 45,000 students and is South Carolina’s third-largest school district.