Substitute Teaching



We are accepting applications for anyone interested in being a substitute at one of our Special Education schools. (Kaurie Sue Hamilton School, River's Edge School or South Valley School) If interested in applying, click here.

We are now accepting applications for Regular Education substitutes. If you are interested in applying, click here.

For assistance in applying online, click here.

Substitute Teacher Job Description

Substitute Guidelines


Substitute Office Phone: (801) 567-8219


REGULAR SUBSTITUTES require at least an Associate's degree or equivalent college semester hours, verified by college transcripts. The pay rate is $82.00 per full day.

LICENSED SUBSTITUTES with a current Utah Teaching License will be paid at the rate of $90.00 per full day. 

RETIRED TEACHER SUBSTITUTES, retired teachers from any Utah School District, will be paid $106.00 per full day.

CURRENT JSD TEACHER SUBSTITUTES, subbing during non-contract days, will be paid $118.00 per full day.


Substitutes who complete a background check after July 1, 2015 will no longer be required to complete a periodic background check, as long as they remain employed in Jordan School District with no break in service (resignation, retirement, inactivity, etc.) of more than one year. Current substitutes who had a background check prior to July 1, 2015 will be required to complete a new background check prior to September 1, 2018. You will be notified when you are required to visit HR.

Legal Liability Protection for School District Employees

Pay periods cover a calendar month, from the 1st through the last day of the month.  Substitutes are paid on the 25th of each month for the preceding month.