Questions about substitute teaching can be directed to the Human Capital Office at 410-396-8885 or sent by email.
|All Assignments||Long-Term Assignments||Special Education Assignments|
| 30 college credits and
Criminal background check and
|Bachelor's degree|| Degree in special education or
Maryland certificate in special education or
Completion of City Schools' training course
All applicants for substitute teaching positions must begin the hiring process through the iRecruitment system. (Need help with iRecruitment? Download answers to frequently asked questions.) Successful applicants are then invited to attend mandatory orientation.
Attendance at an orientation session is required for all new hires. At this session, prospective substitute teachers will
Prospective substitute teachers are required to bring the following documents to the orientation session:
Failure to bring the required documents will adversely affect the processing timeline for new employees.
Daily pay rates vary, based on the substitute teacher's qualifications and the assignment. Assignments lasting up to 10 days are paid at the short-term daily rate; assignments lasting more than 10 days are eligible for the long-term rate, effective on the 11th day of an assignment in the same classroom.
|Level of Qualification||Short-Term Daily Rate||Long-Term Daily Rate|
|30 college credits or more (without a bachelor's degree)||$52||Not eligible|
|Associate/nondegree or above (without Maryland certification)||$66||Not eligible|
|Bachelor's degree or above (without Maryland certification)||$75||$100|
|Bachelor's degree or above (with Maryland certification)||$85||$110|
* The special education daily rate is received with approval from the Human Capital Office by qualified substitute teachers who work with a special education class of students with disabilities.