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Facing shortage, Jordan School District offers incentives for substitute teachers

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 18:57:22-04

WEST JORDAN, Utah — The Jordan School District announced a incentive pay program Thursday to entice new substitute teachers.

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Facing an employee shortage seen in other industries, the district will pay up to $500 for substitute teachers who work a certain number of days between Oct. 25 and Dec. 15, 2021.

Those who enter the incentive program cannot cancel a previously accepted substitute teaching job.

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For more information on the program, go to