School Board Approves Substitute Pay Increase

Published On: January 17th, 2023

Substitute teachers, bus drivers and nurses are in high demand across Virginia and the U.S. to cover short and long-term staff absences and provide continuity for students.

Recognizing that these high-demand roles make a significant impact on school operations and ultimately, the education of WJCC students, the school board voted to approve a pay increase effective January 1, 2023 through the end of the school year.

A new rate was also added: Certified teachers who substitute in the classroom will earn $200 daily. WJCC Schools is excited to add more former teachers to its substitute pool to enhance the work of our substitute educators.

PositionPrior RateJan. 1 – June 30 Rate
Teacher and Nurse, 1-10 consecutive days$90/day$110/day
Teacher and Nurse, 11-20 consecutive days$110/day$125/day
Teacher and Nurse, 21-89 consecutive days$115/day$145/day
Teacher, Long-Term Sub$125/day$145/day
Certified teacher, any length$200/day
Bus Driver$14/hour$15.77/hour

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