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Policy Date: 05/07/2015Download Policy Now
CSD File: GCG
CANDIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
PART-TIME AND SUBSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT
The Superintendent or designee shall maintain a list of qualified substitute teachers who may be
called on to replace regular teachers who are absent. Such a list shall be filed with the Principal.
Insofar as possible, the Principal or designee shall call teachers on the substitute list for the
grades and/or subjects for which they are listed. A teacher whose name does not
appear on the substitute list may not be employed in the district except when specifically
approved by the Superintendent. The Principal will be responsible for seeing that the work of the
substitute is as effective as possible and will provide him/her with a planned program.
All part-time and substitute employees must undergo a Criminal History Records Check prior to
The rate of pay for a substitute shall be set by the School Board and be subject to periodic
1. Daily Substitute Teacher
A daily substitute teacher serves as a replacement for the regular classroom teacher on an
incidental basis. He/she shall be compensated at the daily substitute rate as established by
the Board. Individuals who are certified teachers are preferred.
2. Short-Term Substitute Teacher
A short-term substitute teacher replaces a regular teacher who is absent for an extended
period of time, but is not on a leave of absence. Short-term substitutes shall be
compensated at the daily substitute rate for the first ten days in the same position.
Thereafter, for the same position, short-term substitutes shall be compensated at a daily rate
based on Step 1 of the BA column on the current salary schedule, regardless of degree status
and/or experience. In those unique situations that may occur, the Superintendent may waive
the ten-day requirement at his/her discretion. Should the substitute not be a certified
teacher, he/she may not maintain the same position beyond 19 school days. If a position
goes beyond 19 days, the substitute teacher must be a certified teacher.
3. Long-Term Substitute Pay
A substitute teacher who replaces a regular teacher for more than ten school days but is not
on a leave of absence shall be compensated at a rate as determined by the School Board.
For the first ten days in a position, substitutes will be paid at a daily rate established by the
School Board. Starting with the eleventh consecutive day in the same position, substitutes
shall be compensated at a daily rate based on Step 1 of the BA column on the current salary
schedule, regardless of training and experience.
Legal Reference:RSA 189:13-a, NH Ed Rule 503.2
Adopted: November 2, 2000
Revised: June 1, 2006
Revised: May 7, 2015