• Substitute Teaching in Upper St. Clair

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    Interested in serving as a substitute teacher in Upper St. Clair? This is a great opportunity to work with children and gain valuable classroom experience while enjoying the flexibility of choosing the days you are available to work.


    Day-to-Day Substitute Compensation:

    • Monday – Thursday: $100/full-day  |  $50/half-day (non-USCSD retirees)

    • Friday: $120/full-day  |  $70/half-day

    A day-to-day substitute's status will change to a per diem assignment if he/she works in the same assignment for 11 or more consecutive days. The per diem rate is $255.33 per day (Monday - Friday).


    Bonus Milestones:

    These are one-time payments to reward day-to-day and per diem substitutes for their consistent service to the Upper St. Clair School District. Bonuses will be paid at each 25-day increment during a single school year. These will be paid on the 15th of the month following when the milestone is reached.

    • 25 days: $50 bonus
    • 50 days: $100 bonus
    • 75 days: $150 bonus
    • 100+ days: $150 bonus 


    Access to Training & Professional Development

    After completing 25 days of service, day-to-day substitutes will participate in ALICE Training Online. In addition, these substitutes will be provided the opportunity to voluntarily participate in the district’s professional development trainings for teachers. Those holding a Pennsylvania teaching certificate will earn Act 48 hours for all applicable training.


    Interviewing for Posted Teaching Positions

    The district’s certificated day-to-day and per diem substitutes are always welcome to apply for permanent and long-term substitute openings within the district. Those who complete 75 days of service within a school year are guaranteed an interview for teaching positions within their respective certification area(s) for which they apply.


    Substitute Teacher Workday

    • Elementary: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • Middle School: 7:55 a.m. - 3:55 p.m.
    • High School: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.