Substitute Teachers

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Apply to Substitute in PSD!

Substitute teacher/para hiring for the 2017-18 school year begins in August 2017 and continues through April 2018.

PSD’s Licensed and Classified substitute applications are available on the PSD Recruit&Hire system by clicking here.

Applications are reviewed within 10 business days. Selected applicants will be notified via email with information on next steps towards sub orientation and employment as a PSD substitute teacher/para.


Licensed Substitutes: Replaces a teacher in the event of an absence - must hold a Colorado teaching license or a Colorado 3-year/5-year substitute authorization. Please see licensing information below. Licensed substituting for PSD requires either a Colorado Teaching License or a Colorado Substitute Authorization (3‐year or 5‐year).

All licensure is issued though the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). For questions about Colorado licensure, email the CDE at CDELicensing@cde.state.co.us or call 303‐866‐ 6628.

Classified Substitutes: Replaces a classroom paraprofessional, non‐instructional paraprofessional or clerical position. No teaching license is required for classified substitutes. Licensed subs are automatically eligible to work as a classified sub.


2017-2018 Pay for Subs

Licensed substitutes are paid either a full day or a half day:

  • $95.00/Full Day (more than 4 hours)
  • $47.50/Half Day (4 hours or less)
     

Substitutes for Mountain Schools are paid at a higher rate to compensate for mileage (Full/Half):

  • Livermore: $117.00/Full Day $73.00/Half Day
  • Red Feather: $144.00/Full Day $100.00/Half Day
  • Stove Prairie: $117.00/ Full Day $73.00/Half Day
     

Classified substitutes are paid hourly:

  • Non-Instructional Paraprofessional: $10.74/hour
  • Instructional Paraprofessional: $11.62/hour
  • Special Ed Paraprofessional I: $12.57/hour
  • Special Ed Paraprofessional II: $13.60/hour
  • Clerical/Office: $10.74/hour
  • Health Tech: $12.02/hour

 

Additional information:

Contact Information

Substitute Teacher Program Coordinator
Dawn Clifton | 970.490.3078 | dclifton@psdschools.org