Substitute TeachersThe System may employ substitute teachers as necessary to replace teachers who are temporarily absent.
The Board establishes a daily rate of pay for substitute teachers. Substitute teachers receive only monetary compensation for time worked and no other benefits.
- A substitute teacher holding a substitute license may teach for any one licensed teacher under contract with the System only for a period not to exceed 90 school days.
- A teacher holding a Professional Educator License or Educator License with Stipulations may teach for any one licensed teacher under contract with the System only for a period not to exceed 120 school days.
A substitute teacher may teach when no licensed teacher is under contract with the Board if the System has an emergency situation as defined in State law. During an emergency situation, a substitute teacher is limited to 30 calendar days of employment per each vacant position. The Director shall notify the appropriate Regional Office of Education within 5 business days after the employment of a substitute teacher in an emergency situation.
LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/21B-20(3) and 24-5.
23 Ill.Admin.Code §25.520.
CROSS REF.: 5:30 (Hiring Process and Criteria) ADOPTED: December 18, 2014
105 ILCS 5/21-9, 5/21B-20(3), and 24-5.
23 Ill.Admin.Code §1.790.
April 19, 2012