Elementary Teachers – Leave Replacements
Teacher Substitutes – Per Diem
Occupational Therapist Substitutes – Per Diem
Physical Therapist Substitutes – Per Diem
School Nurse Substitutes – Per Diem
The district employs approximately 750 full-time and part-time staff members in a variety of positions. There are currently 375 teachers in the district.
Fayetteville-Manlius is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All new employees are subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal history background check in accordance with New York State SAVE Legislation. Non-teaching substitute employees are responsible for the one-time $102 fingerprinting processing fee.
Need Assistance? If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance in the application or interview process, please call 315-692-1212.
If you have submitted your fingerprints to the New York State Education Department pursuant to the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Legislation, then you are not required to be fingerprinted again for subsequent employment in a school. If you have not yet been fingerprinted, please read on.
Pursuant to the SAVE law, all individuals seeking employment in a school setting and all applicants for certification must undergo a fingerprint-supported criminal history background check. The Office of School Personnel Review and Accountability (OSPRA) of the New York State Education Department manages this process.
More information about this process is available on the state education department website.
The substitute teaching assistant hourly rate is $14. Substitute teacher aides are paid $13.75 per hour.
Per Diem Teacher Substitutes
The daily substitute teacher rate is $125 per day. Retired F-M teachers and those teacher substitutes who have worked for the district for five (5) consecutive years or more will be paid $135 per day. After a daily substitute teacher has completed “25” full days of substitute teaching in a given school year, a loyalty stipend of $20 will be added to the daily rate for the remainder of that school year.
Procedure (per diem Teacher subs and sub Teaching Assistants/Aides)
1. Bachelor’s degree – minimum requirement for substitute teachers.
High school diploma – minimum requirement for substitute teaching assistants/aides.
Certification is not required for subbing.
2. Complete the substitute application and submit by mail to Mr. Jeffrey Gordon, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel.
3. An interview is required. F-M interviews when needed based on its current pool of substitutes.
Candidates are notified via phone to schedule interviews as needed.
4. A reference check is conducted following the interview.
If recommended as a substitute:
5. Fingerprint supported criminal history background check and clearance from New York State Department of Education, if not already completed through another district. More information is available below.
6. Board of Education appointment.
The long-term sub is in a position for more than 15 days but less than a semester. Pay for 2020-21 is $246.76 per day, which is the per diem rate for Step 1, Column 4 of the teacher contract salary schedule. New York state teacher certification is required.
A regular substitute replaces a probationary or tenured teacher on leave and requires New York State teacher certification.
Important Notice to Applicants
The Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Legislation requires that “Prospective School Employees” submit to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check and be cleared by the New York State Education Department for employment in school districts, charter schools, and BOCES.
A “Prospective School Employee” is defined as any compensated individual who will be placed in a school and who will reasonably be expected by the school to provide direct contact (i.e. in person, face-to-face communication or interaction) with students under the age of 21.
If you are offered a position, which meets the definition of “Prospective School Employee,” you will be required to submit to a fingerprint supported criminal background check prior to commencing employment. There is a processing fee for the fingerprint background check. Additional information will be provided at the time of the employment offer.