Code No.: 402.3
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS: CERTIFIED/ENDORSED PERSONNEL
Purpose: To provide guidelines for the employment of substitute teachers.
Policy: Personnel serving on a substitute or temporary basis in the District shall be certified for their respective positions. Every effort shall be made to fill temporary positions with the best qualified substitutes.
Certified substitutes shall be paid on an hourly/daily rate as approved by the Board. A substitute who serves in a specific assignment for a period in excess of five (5) consecutive teaching days shall be paid on a per diem salary rate consistent with the BA base per diem rate on the salary schedule. Such per diem salary shall apply for only that period of employment in excess of five (5) consecutive teaching days on a specific assignment. Substitutes committed to employment for 85 or more consecutive days in the same position shall be paid according to the prevailing salary schedule based upon qualifications and experience from the date the need for a long term substitute is administratively confirmed.