Becoming a Substitute

Thank you for your interest in becoming a substitute for the Kodiak Island Borough School District!  We are always looking for qualified individuals to step into the classroom when our full-time teachers and staff have to be away.  If you have a passion for education and working with our youth, we encourage you to apply today.

Our substitute positions generally enjoy flexible schedules throughout the school year, and often individuals can accept daily positions that work best for their schedule based on what is available.

Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years or older.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Background check.
  • Online substitute training.
  • In-person orientation.

If you have questions about becoming a substitute or the application process, please email our Substitute Coordinator Natasha Kutchick or call 907-486-7550.

Pay Rates

Substitute Preparedness Hourly Rate Daily Rate* Substitute Teacher Rate (10-19 consecutive days)
High school diploma or equivalent $16.43 $115 $138/day (not to exceed 20 days)
Two or more successful years of college $17.86 $125 $150/day (not to exceed 20 days)

Bachelor’s degree or higher

or

Valid teaching certificate from out-of-state

$20.00 $140 $168/day (not to exceed 20 days)
Valid Alaska teaching certificate $21.43 $150 $180/day (not to exceed 20 days)
Retired KIBSD teacher (without valid AK teaching certificate) 21.43 $150 $180/day (not to exceed 20 days)

 

Substitute Preparedness Substitute Teacher Rate (20+ consecutive days)
Bachelor’s degree & valid Alaska teaching certificate $225/day (7 hours)
Master’s degree & valid Alaska teaching certificate $252/day (7 hours)

Long-term subs for more than 20 consecutive days are scheduled in advance of their assignment.

Typically, these are for absences for teacher illness, parental leave, etc.  If the assignment will be for more than 20 consecutive days and encompasses the last day of a school year, a long-term substitute teaching contract will be issued.

 

*Daily rate is based on a seven­ hour-teacher day.

A substitute will be paid a 2-hour call-out fee in the following events: Sub arrives to their assignment, and without prior notice, the assignment was canceled and there are no other vacancies to be placed m. A sub selects an assignment for two (2) hours or longer, and the employee returns before two (2) hours has been completed, and there are no other vacancies the substitute can be placed in.

The hourly rate for Substitute Aides pay is as follows:

Aide 2 $16.40
Aide 3 $16.76
Aide 4 $17.54
Cafe Specialist $17.15
Custodian 1 $17.15
Food Service Helper $16.40
Registered Nurse $31.48
Retired KIBSD Nurse $36.49
Secretary 1 $17.51
Secretary 2 $18.71
Secretary 3 $21.02
Village Custodian $19.41

 

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