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PSJA ISD School Board approves pay increase for substitutes

PSJA ISD School Board approves pay increase for substitutes 
PHARR - As part of the efforts to retain and recruit highly qualified substitute teachers, the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD School Board of Trustees unanimously approved a pay increase for the next two academic school years during a School Board Meeting held Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.
The following is a breakdown of the approved rates for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic school years: 
Certified Teachers (All Areas) $130 $180/Day
Certified Teacher Permanent Substitutes  $140 $190/Day
Degreed  $100 $125/Day
Degreed Permanent Substitute $110 $135/Day
Non-Degreed $85 $105/Day
Non-Degreed/Permanent Substitute  $95 $115/Day
Permanent substitutes are those who work 15 days or more consecutively in the same teaching position. Degreed substitutes are those who have earned bachelor's degrees.
"Thank you to our PSJA School Board for approving this competitive pay for substitutes," said PSJA Superintendent Dr. Jorge L. Arredondo. "At PSJA ISD we take pride in providing the best compensation rates for our employees!"
Individuals interested in applying for these opportunities can still do so at