Substitute Teachers

I have a Degree, a high school diploma, or equivalent.  How do I become a substitute?

For further clarification on substitute qualifications in NM, please visit the PED website: Substitute Teacher Qualifications

Step 1.  Complete an application online:  Apply Online 
Once your application has been approved by Mr. Hawkins, you be contacted by Marcie Schroeder with a login access code to the substitute training website.

Step 2.  Complete STEDI's Online Substitute Teacher Training Program
The $39.95 training cost is paid for by Hobbs Municipal Schools, you will use the access code provided by the district.  The training program typically takes about 9 hours to complete.  You have the ability to start and stop the training if needed.  You must receive 80% or higher on your final assessment.

To access STEDI's Online Training Program go to and follow the directions on the Hobbs Municipal Schools STEDI Instructions form Marcie will send you via email.

Step 3.   Complete the online orientation, and coursework.  Upon completion and after receiving at least an 80% passing score, contact Bonnie Juarez at 575-433-0128575-433-0128 to  schedule completing the new hire intake paperwork.  This includes fingerprinting, $44.00 and applying for the New Mexico Substitute License, $35.00.

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