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Substitute employees are an important part of our team at San José Unified. We are always seeking qualified individuals for a variety of teaching and non-teaching roles. As a large urban school district, we offer many substitute opportunities and can work with you to create a schedule that meets your needs. Join our talented pool of substitutes today and make a lasting impact on the students in your community.

San José Unified has increased pay rates for (certificated) substitute teachers. Compensation ranges from $200-$350/day, depending on the type of assignment.


Please call 408-535-6139 or send an email to with any questions.