District implements rate increases for substitute teachers

To stay competitive in the market and provide the support needed for students and campuses, Dallas ISD has increased the per diem rates for substitute teachers.

The substitute compensation increases will not require the allocation of additional district funds and will be covered primarily by using the cost savings of the decreased fill rate for the first part of the 2019-2020 school year in the existing substitute budget allocations. The plan also creates a new per diem rate for special education specialized unit substitute teachers and a special per diem for retired Dallas ISD teachers. An active teacher certification is required to qualify for the retired Dallas ISD teacher rate.

 

The new rates are below and will be implemented starting Jan. 3, 2020.

 

Current Dallas ISD Substitute Compensation Rates

 

Dallas ISD Rate Adjustments Starting Jan. 3, 2020
Teacher Assistant$58$78
Teacher Non-Degreed$75$85
Teacher Degreed$85$100
Teacher Certified$95$110
Retired Dallas ISD Teacher*N/A$120
Special Education Units**N/A$115
Continuous Day Assignment 11-30 days***$100$115
Continuous Day Assignment 31+ days***$110$120

*An active teacher certification is required to qualify for the retired Dallas ISD teacher rate.
**Must be serving in a Job Code 6062 Special Education Teacher FTE to qualify.
***Must have an active teacher certification with SBCE to qualify for this rate.

 

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