To become a substitute in Lexington District Three, you must first complete a Substitute Application in AppliTrack. Proof of education (Diploma), Teaching Certificate, Substitute Training Certificate, and/or your ParaPro exam results should be included with you AppliTrack application.
As additional subs are needed, applications are reviewed, candidates selected, mandatory SLED and Sex Offender checks are completed, and references checked. Next, the results of a tuberculin test completed within 364 days on DHEC Form 1420 must be submitted.
If selected to sub, you will be notified by phone, email, or postcard.
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 on your first day as a substitute. You will need to bring a copy of your Driver's License and Social Security Card to the appointment.
2018-2019 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 who substitute for a certified teacher
- $60 per day – substitutes who have a high school diploma, have successfully completed the district’s Substitute Training course, and who substitute for a certified teacher
- $70 per day – substitutes who are currently certified teachers who substitute for a certified teacher
- District employees who substitute on a different job, such as a lunchroom operator or custodian, will receive pay for the extra job based on the entry level salary schedule for that position.
- Certified and non-certified sub pay is based on 1/4 day increments.*
- 1/4 day - sub will be paid a minimum of 1/2 day
- 1/2 day - sub will be paid for 1/2 day
- 3/4 day - sub will be paid for 3/4 day
- 1 full day - sub will be paid for 1 full day
*Example - if you only work 1/4 of a day during a regular school day, you will receive sub pay for a minimum of 1/2 day. If you work 1/4 day for one person and 1/4 day for another person during the same regular school day, you will receive sub pay for a maximum of 1/2 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 is not Highly Qualified* in the subject area being taught will be paid $70.00 for the first 20 days of a consecutive long-term assignment. This will increase to certificate pay on the 21st day. 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 teaching certificate and is Highly Qualified* in the subject area being taught will receive certificate pay 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. A retired teacher who holds a current teaching certificate and is *Highly Qualified in the subject area being taught will be paid on certification class plus district’s negotiated salary beginning on the first day of the assignment as a long-term substitute for a certified person as long as the substitution is for 5 consecutive days or longer.
*As defined by No Child Left Behind
Adult Education Workers
Cafeteria / Custodial / Bus Subs