2093 - Substitutes

Created: 9 July 2007
Modified: 9 July 2007
Amended: 10 Sept 2013 DBF

Substitute Teachers— 

   If possible, all substitute teachers shall possess valid license in the subject matter for which they will be teaching or posses a valid license in a field commonly taught in public schools. It is desirable that all substitute teachers hold a valid
teaching certificate or a college degree. However, in an emergency, the District may authorize the Superintendent to hire, as a substitute; an individual who the Superintendent determines is capable of managing a classroom and carrying out the
instructional program, even though the individual may not qualify according to the criteria listed above.

    An individual seeking employment as a substitute teacher shall furnish evidence to the District that the individual is physically and mentally fit to work.
                                                                                                                                   Utah Admin. Code R277-508-4
Term of Service—

    A substitute may not serve in a teaching position for more than eight weeks in one academic year in either the same class or with the same group of students unless he or she possesses an appropriate license for the position exceptions may be made with superintendent approval.

Student Teachers as Substitutes—

    Student teachers may substitute in classes provided they also comply with the instructions and policies from the higher education institution which, the student attends.

Paraprofessionals and Aides as Substitutes—

    Paraprofessionals and Aides may substitute in classes provided they comply with District and school policies.

Suspended Licensure—

The District may not employ any individual whose license has been revoked or is currently suspended.
                                                                                                              Utah Admin. Code R277-508

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