SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS Policy Code: 7430
GENERAL EMPLOYMENT OF SUBSTITUTES
The school district will employ substitute teachers as deemed appropriate by the administration and in accordance with State Board policies. The board recognizes the importance of employing licensed teachers as substitutes and will give first priority to substitutes who hold or have held any teaching license, and second priority to those who have completed Effective Teacher Training or comparable professional development courses. Teaching experience also will be considered.
A criminal history check will be conducted on applicants for substitute teaching positions in accordance with board policy 7100, Recruitment and Selection of Personnel, and administrative procedures.
TEACHER ASSISTANTS AS SUBSTITUTES
A teacher assistant may serve as a substitute teacher only in the classroom(s) in which the assistant is regularly assigned and will be paid additional compensation according to state policies.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-12, -36, -47, -332, 16 NCAC 6C.0313, 16 NCAC 6C.0403
Cross References: Recruitment and Selection of Personnel (policy 7100)
Adopted: May 19, 1997
Revised: July 9, 2007