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Substitute Information

To become a substitute in Lexington District Three, you must first complete a Substitute Application in AppliTrack. Proof of education (Diploma/GED), Teaching Certificate, Substitute Training Certificate, and/or your ParaPro exam results should be included with your AppliTrack application.
 
As additional subs are needed: applications are reviewed, candidates are selected, mandatory SLED and Sex Offender checks are completed, and references are checked. Next, the results of a tuberculin (TB) test completed within 364 days, along with a copy of your driver’s license, and social security card must be submitted before hire.
 
If selected to sub, you will be notified by phone. When you are called to work your first day as a substitute, please contact Jan Barnes at 803-532-1746 to schedule an appointment to complete employment paperwork. This needs to be done your first day as a substitute.
 
2019-2020 PROCEDURES FOR SUBSTITUTE PAY
$55 per day - substitutes for a non-certified position (secretarial, teaching assistant)
$55 per day - substitutes with only a high school diploma/GED who substitute for a certified teacher
$60 per day - substitutes with only a high school diploma/GED and have successfully completed the district’s Substitute Training course, who substitute for a certified teacher
$70 per day - substitutes who hold a current teaching certificate or retired educator certificate who substitute for a certified teacher

Pay is listed below for district employees who substitute on a different job, such as food service operator or custodian.

Certified and non-certified sub pay is based on ¼ day increments.*
¼ day - sub will be paid a minimum of ½ day
½ day - sub will be paid for ½ day
¾ day - sub will be paid for ¾ day
1 full day - sub will be paid for 1 full day
*Example - if you only work ¼ of a day during a regular school day, you will receive sub pay for a minimum of ½ day. If you work ¼ day for one person and ¼ day for another person during the same regular school day, you will receive sub pay for a maximum of ½ day.
 
Long Term Substitute
Definition - sub for five consecutive days or more in the same assignment

Pay for a non-certified position will increase from $55 to $60 per day on the 21st consecutive day.

A certified teacher who does not hold a current certificate in the subject area being taught will be paid $70.00 for the first 20 days of a consecutive long term assignment. On the 21st day, this will increase to step 20 certificate pay and will be based on certification class. A retired teacher’s salary will be based on certification class plus district’s negotiated salary on the 21st day.

A certified teacher who holds a current professional teaching certificate in the subject area being taught will be paid based on certification class and will max out at step 20 certificate pay. A retired teacher who holds a current professional teaching certificate in the subject area being taught will be paid based on step 20 certificate pay. Pay for a certified teacher will be based on certification class beginning on the first day of the assignment as a long term substitute for a certified position as long as the substitution is for 5 consecutive days or longer.
 
Substitute Pay for RN, LPN, and CNA
RN - $70/day
LPN - $60/day
CNA - $55/day
 
Substitute Pay Adult Education Workers

Certified Teacher - $25/hour

Assistant - $11/hour

RN - $25/hour

Childcare - $11/hour

Childcare Summer Subs - $8/hour

Teacher Institute Training - $75/day

 

Substitute Pay for Cafeteria/Custodial/Bus    

Bus Aide - $11.59/hour 

Bus - $12.11/hour  

Cafeteria - $7.25/hour

Custodial - $7.25/hour

 

Afterschool Program

Certified Teacher - $25/hour

Non-certified Teacher - $18.75/hour

Assistant - $12.50/hour

  

AVID Tutor

Tutor - $15.00/hour       

 

Homebound Program

Certified Teacher - $25.00/hour                            


Updated 7/31/2019