5 reasons to become a substitute teacher in Maricopa Unified School District

  1. Set Your Own Schedule
    Flexible schedules have become a top-priority in today’s job market. MUSD substitute teachers have the ability to decide exactly when and how often they would like to work. This is perfect for the person who is interested in maintaining a flexible lifestyle.

2. Supplement Your Income
Substitute teaching is a great way to supplement your income. MUSD offers competitive pay for long and short-term assignments:

  • Day-to Day-Substitutes earn $175 per day
  • Long-Term Substitute (Assignments over 20 days) $200 per day
  • Retired MUSD Teachers $210 per day

3. Become an Instant Celebrity
There is a HIGH demand for great subs. Once principals and teachers know they can count on you to deliver quality instruction, your popularity will SKYROCKET. And, your students will most certainly adore you. When was the last time you received a construction paper heart listing all of your best qualities?

4. Find Your Niche
Every school, every classroom, and every grade-level is different! You may think elementary or middle school is your favorite age group, but have you ever walked into Maricopa High School’s AFJROTC classroom to see every cadet immediately stand at attention? Instant goosebumps. And the sophistication and poise of AP Capstone students, talk about elevated conversations!

5. Make a Difference in the Lives of Kids
You don’t need to teach full-time to make a lasting impression. Kind, caring, adults are the foundation of positive role models. You never know what tidbit of wisdom that you share will live in the hearts of your students forever.


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This sponsored content was first published in the January edition of InMaricopa magazine.