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Substitute Teacher Salaries

After you are placed on the substitute list you can refer to the payroll schedule to indicate when the attendance cuts-off each month.

Substitute Teacher and Substitute Paraprofessional Salary Schedule

Daily Substitute if assignment is working for a Teacher (All rates quoted are per day worked)

College Graduate (Baccalaureate degree or higher)
$93.00/day worked

Certified Teacher
$93.00/day worked

Long-Term Substitute Teachers

Georgia Certified, in-field is preferred for these assignments.Certified in a related area would be the second option.If neither can be secured then a substitute with a degree in-field or a related area would be acceptable. Must hold AT LEAST a Bachelor's Degree.

An assignment is considered long-term if you work 10 or more consecutive days for the same teacher. The pay for a long-term teacher assignment is increased because of the additional responsibilities and work involved in the assignment.

Rank 1 -(Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate)                                                                                                                               $137.00 (days unlimited in-field)
Exception: If a Rank 1 sub works long term for a Pre-K teacher the pay is $120 per day worked

Rank 2 (expired GA teaching certificate)                                                                                                                               $120.00/day worked (up to 45 days)

Rank 3 (Out of State teaching certificate, valid or expired)                                                                                                 $120.00/day worked (up to 45 days)

Rank 4 (Bachelor Degree or higher without certification)                                                                                                   $120.00/day worked (up to 45 days)

Paraprofessional and Pre-K Assistant Substitutes Daily and Long Term

All ranks are eligible for Paraprofessional and Pre-K Assistant Assignments.

If the assignment is working for a Paraprofessional ---All Ranks                                                                                         $83.00/day worked
If the assignment is working for a Pre K Teacher Assistant Substitute--All Ranks                                                             $73.00/day worked
The pay remains the same in these 2 positions no matter how long the assignment lasts because there are not any extra duties or extra responsibilities involved in working these positions.

Half-day assignments:

If you work a half-day assignment, the pay will be half the amount that you would normally receive for a full-day assignment.  It is the discretion of the school whether you are paid for half-day or full-day, depending on the hours worked for the assignment.
Substitutes ranked 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6 & 7 CANNOT work assignments for teachers nor receive teacher pay. They can ONLY sub in parapro assignments. Subs with these ranks do not have a Bachelor's degree. We are not hiring additional subs in this category beginning the 2010-2011 school year.     
Becoming a Substitute Teacher
The Substitute Teacher Application Procedure

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Clayton County Board of Education does not discriminate in the educational and employment policies under which it operates and will honor all appropriate laws relating to discrimination.