Certified or CDE authorized substitute teachers shall be paid at the rate per day established by the Board. While performing teaching duties through consecutive days of teaching in the place of the same regular teacher, an amount shall be added to the basic rate of pay per day as shown below for teacher with Colorado certificates or CDE authorized substitutes.
After the first 15 consecutive days of work, $5 per day shall be added. After 20 consecutive days of work, the substitute shall be paid the amount of $135.00 per day. This rate shall continue until the regular teacher or a replacement returns to the position.
For substitute aides the daily rate shall be $10 less. After 15 consecutive days of work in the same position $5 per day shall be added.After 20 consecutive days in the same position, $10 shall be added.This rate shall continue until the regular aide or a replacement returns to the position. During these consecutive working days, should that substitute teacher miss days for illness or other approved personal reasons, he/she receives no pay for these days missed; however, the counting of consecutive days does not revert back to zero because of the missed days.
There shall be no fringe benefits for short or long-term substitute teachers.
Authorization by the Board to pay personnel performing services on a temporary basis shall constitute employment by the Board for services provided during the period of time covered by such payment. Such payment shall not constitute any assurance or offer of continuing employment without specific Board action.
Every person placed on the authorized list shall be given a copy of this policy prior to performing services pursuant to this policy.
Prior to adding a person's name to the list, a background check shall be carried out in accordance with state law. All persons hired as CDE authorized substitute teachers shall be fingerprinted and sign a notarized form with information about felony or misdemeanor convictions in accordance with state law.
NOTE: “substitute teacher” is defined in state law as:
- a teacher who performs services for a district for four hours or more during each school day, but works on one continuous assignment for a total of less than 90 regular school days, or for less than one semester or equivalent time as determined by the annual school year calendar of the district.
- an itinerant teacher who is employed by a district on a day to day or similar short-term basis as a replacement teacher for a non probationary teacher, a probationary teacher or a part-time teacher who is absent or otherwise unavailable (no limit on the number of worked).
Substitute teacher does not include a non probationary or probationary teacher who is assigned as a permanent substitute teacher within a school district.
|Per Day ||Consecutive Days |
|Certified or CDE authorized substitute ||$75.00 ||$80.00 a day after 15 days |
|Substitute Aide ||$65.00 ||$70.00 a day after 15 days; |
$75.00 a day after 20 days