Board of Education Approved Substitute Rates

Approved August 14, 2023 (Agenda Item 13 - A)

Substitute Rates for Teachers

$ 150.00 - COVID-19 Building Substitute
$ 135.00 - Daily Substitute
$ 150.00 - Long term Substitute* 

* A teacher on a scheduled leave that results in their absence from school to be more than thirty (30) consecutive days, a long-term substitute would be assigned to the position with the expectation that the long-term substitute would assume the duties of the teacher.

Substitute Rates for Support Staff


TBD ***

** A temporary administrator may be placed in the position of the absence administrator if the absence is scheduled to be more than fourteen (14) consecutive days, and a qualified individual is available. The daily rate would be negotiated.

Building Security Monitors

No Substitutes Provided

Bus Drivers 


A bus driver substitute is defined as an individual who is not assigned a regularly route, Monday through Frida, for the school year.


$15.00 /hour



Custodians, Lead  

No Substitutes Provided

Food Service (Assistant Cook)


Food Service (Cook)* 


* By Contract, the Assistant Cook steps up to fill the Cook position and receives the Head Cook hourly rate. The Assistant Cook position is then filled by a substitute.

GSRP Associate Teacher


GSRP Lead Teacher


Network and Computer Tech.

No Substitutes Provided

Network and Computer Tech., Lead

No Substitutes Provided

Lunch Aides


Preschool Aides


Preschool Teachers




Paraprofessionals – EL

No Substitutes Provided

Paraprofessional – Culinary


Paraprofessional – Media Center

No Substitutes Provided

Paraprofessionals – Special Education


Paraprofessionals – Title One/31a

No Substitutes Provided

Edustaff Substitutes

Richmond Community Schools contracts all teacher and support staff substitutes through Edustaff. To apply for a substitute position, CLICK HERE.