Westport Community Schools

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Substitutes

Substitutes

 

DUE TO THE DECISION TO CLOSE SCHOOLS STATEWIDE THROUGH May 4, 2020, SUBSTITUTE ORIENTATION IS ON HOLD. PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THE NEXT SCHEDULED ORIENTATION. 

If you are interested in being a Substitute in our District for the 2019/2020 School Year (Teacher, Teacher Assistants, Clerks, Custodians, Secretaries, Food Service), please attend the Substitute Orientation Session listed below. No RSVP or reservation required.

 

Enter through the back of the building through the Administration Offices.

All substitutes must attend a yearly substitute orientation prior to being added to our substitute list. 

 Substitute Orientation Agenda

 
  •  Introductions
  •  Overview of Substitute Opportunities
  •  Key Policies and Procedures
  •  State and Federal Regulations & Requirements for All Municipal Employees

 

To be placed on the active substitute list you must attend orientation, complete a substitute packet and  background checks (CORI and SAFIS - fingerprinting). These forms will be provided at orientation.

 

Substitute Employment Qualifications and Pay Rates

Please note, if you are not qualified for the position you are requested to substitute for, you must turn down said position. If you are qualified but your documentation is NOT on file, you must turn in your documentation prior to substituting for said position. You may not accept a job if you are not qualified to substitute for it. Thank you.

 

Due to changes under the Affordable Care Act, all substitutes will move from a per diem rate of pay to an hourly rate of pay effective the November 27, 2015 payroll. Please note the following changes:

  

  • Substitute Teachers – Certified $15.38 per hour. ($100.00 daily rate)
    • A copy of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Teaching License (in any subject) must be on file.
  • Substitute Teachers –  $13.85 per hour. ($90.00 daily rate)
    • Preference given to Substitute Teachers who have a minimum of sixty (60) college credits (the equivalent of an associate’s degree). Transcripts or copy of diploma must be on file in Human Resources before substituting.
  • Substitute Paraprofessionals and Teacher Assistants -$12.75 per hour.
    • Substitute Paraprofessionals and Teacher Assistants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. A copy of the diploma must be on file in Human Resources before substituting.
  • Substitute Nurses - RN - $19.23/hr (equivalent of $125 a day)
    • Substitute Nurses must have a valid current nursing license prior to substituting and it must be on file in Human Resources.
  • Substitute Custodians - $12.75 per hour.
    • Substitute Custodians must have a minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D.. A copy of the diploma must be on file in Human Resources before substituting. 
  • Substitute Food Service Workers - $12.75 per hour.
    • Substitute Food Service Workers must have a minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D.. A copy of the diploma must be on file in Human Resources before substituting. Prior food service experience is also helpful.
  • Substitute Executive Secretaries –With Prior Secretarial Experience - $13.75 per hour.
    • Substitute Clerks who have prior secretarial experience must have a minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. They also must have a current resume showing clerical experience listed with phone number to verify references. A copy of the diploma and resume must be on file in Human Resources before substituting.
  • Substitute Clerks & Executive Secretaries–Without Secretarial Experience - $12.75 per hour.
    • Substitute Clerks who do not have prior experience as a secretary must have a minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. A copy of the diploma must be on file in Human Resources before substituting.

 

In addition to these requirements, a current CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) must be completed every year, as well as a Background Check.


 

Westport Community Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Westport Community Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

 

Westport Community Schools complies with all local,state, and federal laws.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any programs or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

 

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online athttp://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing-cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail as U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9420, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

*All appointments are conditional based on a satisfactory CORI and SAFIS Background Check per 603 CMR 51.00. *