Okaloosa County School District Admin Complex in Fort Walton Beach

Okaloosa School District increases substitute pay to $150 per day

At Tuesday’s school board meeting, the Okaloosa County school board approved paying $150 per-day in substitute teacher pay.

  • Currently, substitute teachers are paid between $90-$115 per day.
  • This pay will be for Daily and Long Term Substitutes working from August 4, 2021 through October 29, 2021.

Part of the reason for the pay increase is to become more competitive in the job market, as it has become harder to find substitute teachers.

According to the OCSD, substitutes will be notified via email by the Human Resources Department this week. The increase was approved by the school board, 3-0.

People interested in applying for an Okaloosa County School District substitute teacher position can apply by contacting the HR department at (850) 833-5800 or online at Okaloosaschools.com by clicking on “Employment.”

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