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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum H: SECTION 2 COMPENSATION

2.2 Salary Computation

At the elementary school level, per diem substitutes shall be called in and compensated in half- day (.5) or full-day increments. At the elementary school level, long-term substitutes shall be compensated at the full daily rate for a full day, or a prorata of the full daily rate, based upon the regular teacher’s class assignment (example: (.2), (.4), (.6), (.8)). At the middle school and high school levels, substitutes shall be called in and compensated at the full daily rate for a full day, or a prorata of the full daily rate, based upon the regular teacher’s class assignment (example: (.2), (.4), (.6), (.8)).

A substitute working in a single assignment that crosses the elementary and secondary levels shall be compensated based on the percent of contract held by the teacher for whom the substitute is working.

A substitute who arrives late for an assignment or departs early from an assignment shall have his/her pay pro-rated accordingly.

A substitute teacher shall be paid for the initially requested amount of time if he/she (a) is initially given an assignment from the sub office for a particular amount of time, (b) goes to the school and works in the assignment but the time in the assignment turns out to be less than the initially requested time, and (c) is sent home early because other suitable work is not available.

A substitute teacher shall be paid only for work performed regardless of the initially requested amount of time if he/she (a) is given an assignment by telephone from the sub office for a particular amount of time, (b) goes to the school and works in the assignment but the time in the assignment turns out to be less than the initially requested time, and (c) the substitute chooses to leave early even though there is other suitable work available.

Suitable work for substitutes may include the following: correcting papers, supervising study halls, tutoring, chaperoning buses on field trips, recess duty, hall supervision and any other duties normally assigned teachers.