The Murray City School District is currently accepting applications for Substitute Teacher.   The requirements and instructions are set forth below.  After reviewing this information and preparing the forms, please call Denise McDougal at (801) 264-7487 to set up an appointment to complete the process.

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a high school diploma.

A requirement for working for our district is a FBI background check.  This process can be generated through a live scan at our offices while you are here filling out the paperwork.  There is a $33.25 fee for the background check payable at the time the application is submitted.

PLEASE NOTE:  One of the documents you will be asked to complete is an I-9 Employment Eligibility form. With this form, we will need two documents which establish your identity. The most commonly documents used are a driver’s license or a government issued photo ID and social security card or government issued birth certificate.  A U.S. passport is also acceptable.  Please bring these documents with you so that we may obtain a copy.

You will need to provide verification of education either through a transcript or diploma.  If you are licensed, a copy of your license will need to be provided.

Murray City School District pays by direct deposit.  We will accept either a voided check or a direct deposit form from your financial institution.  We can no longer accept just written numbers.

Beginning September 2017, all employees who work in the schools in any capacity are required to obtain or have the following vaccines or have proof of immunity to the applicable vaccine-preventable diseases as established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella):  Persons born in or after 1957 must have documentation of two doses of the MMR administered at least one month apart or proof of immunity.
  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis): Employee must provide documentation of one dose of the Tdap.
  • Varicella (chickenpox):  Employee must provide documentation of receiving two doses of Varicella vaccine at least four weeks apart or physician diagnosis or personal recall of Varicella disease or proof of immunity.

Pay Scale

Upon receipt of the required personnel forms, your name will be added to our substitute calling system.

Our pay scale is based upon your educational background and teaching certification:

  • $62 per day – high school diploma
  • $90 per day – 60 semester hours through a degree
  • $99 per day – licensed as a teacher

Below are the forms which will be need to be completed at the time of hiring.  You may complete these in advance.  They are fill in forms which can be typed on and printed out.  (For Word documents, click on View and then Edit Document.)

Salt Lake Community College is offering a Substitute Teacher Workshop for $20.  You can find information on the dates and times on this link:  Substitute Teacher Workshop. You will need to register in advance for this workshop. The Murray City School District will reimburse the $20 fee upon receipt of a certificate of attendance.

Stedi.org (licensed by Utah State University) is another organization which offers a semi-monthly newsletter with information to substitutes.  Click on this link for more information

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Denise McDougal at dmcdougal@murrayschools.org or (801) 264-7487.