Members of the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District Board of Education this week approved increases in pay for substitute teachers and substitute assistant teachers for 2021-22, effective this week.
Full-day substitute teacher pay rates jumped from $100 to $125, while half-day substitute teachers will receive $62.50, an increase from $50.
Meanwhile, floating substitute teacher pay increased to $140 per day, compared to $100 previously. Substitute assistant teacher rates are up to $94 from $70 per day. A new, floating assistant teacher substitute position has been added at $110 per day.
A monthly incentive for St. Joseph County ISD substitutes also was approved. Those substituting for 10-15 days in one month will receive a $100 incentive.