Substitute Teachers

  • Current 2023-2024 school year Substitute Teacher Bonuses

    Title I bonus is $10 extra per 1/2 day and $20 extra per full day. *Substitute assignment must be for a teacher at a Title I school to qualify.*

    Monthly Substitute Assignment Bonus: $200 bonus for 5-9 substitute teacher assignments worked, or $500 bonus for 10 or more substitute teacher assignments worked in a calendar month. The monthly bonus is paid on the last business day of the following month after it has been earned.

    Please submit your application online via the Careers tab. All substitute positions and Guest Teacher full-time substitute positions are found under the Non-Instructional/Support Services section. Only completed applications will be considered for review. Certified Substitute applications require college transcripts and teacher license to be attached.

    In addition, you will be required to pass a background check, drug test and submit two supervisor-level references. We desire three or more years of full-time experience working with children in a supervisory role.

    Substitute teachers and Substitute Secretaries serve on an as-needed basis and are not eligible to earn leave, participate in the retirement system, or receive/purchase health benefits. Substitute teachers for CMS do not qualify for unemployment benefits because they have a temporary status with CMS. Substitutes are not allowed to work in another capacity within CMS.

    CMS ACTIVE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PROCESS - SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEED TO WORK AT LEAST ONE ASSIGNMENT A MONTH TO STAY ACTIVE IN THE SUB POOL. Nonparticipation as a substitute teacher in any calendar month during the school year will cause a break in service and removal from the active substitute list.

    There are pay levels for Substitute Teachers, Substitute Secretaries and Guest Teachers positions; the following classification determines your pay status:

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Substitute Positions Pay Levels

  • Certified Substitute

  • Non-Certified Substitute

  • Substitute Teacher Assistant

  • Substitute Secretaries

Guest Teacher Position Pay Levels

  • Certified Guest Teacher

  • Non-Certified Guest Teacher

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