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San Mateo-Foster City School District is Now Hiring!

Substitute Teachers

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree and teaching, coaching or other experiences working with students? Consider becoming a substitute teacher for our District. Please apply online at or contact our Human Resources Department for more information at (650) 312-7294.

Substitute Teacher Salary:

The rate of pay for substitute teachers for the 2015-2016 school year is:

  • Substituting at K-8: $150.00 per day
    $82.76 per am - ~ day (morning/4 hours)
    $67.24 per pm - ~ day (afternoons/3.25 hours)
    $20.69 per hour
  • *Long Term Rate (K-8):
    $185.00 per day
    $102.08 per am - ~ day (mornings/4 hours)
    $82.94 per pm - ~ day (afternoons/ 3.25 hours)
    $25.52 per hour

*A Long Term assignment is one in which the substitute spends at least twenty one (21) CONSECUTIVE DAYS in the same classroom.

Some permanent sub jobs may be available.

If you have questions, please contact the Sub Coordinator at (650) 312-7294.

Classified Substitutes

The rate of pay for classified substitutes varies based on a range of positions.

There are a variety of classified substitute positions available, including:

  • Custodian
  • Para-Professional / Teacher Assistant (Preschool through 8th grade)
  • Clerical

To apply, contact the Sub Coordinator at (650) 312-7294.




The San Mateo-Foster City School District does not allow discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality/national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification/ethnicity, age, religion, marital status/ pregnancy/ parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, medical information or association with a person(s) or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For questions or complaints, contact: 

SMFCSD Equity Officer: Dr. Sarah Drinkwater, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services; 1170 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; (650) 312-7341;  and Title IX Compliance Officer: Lori Fukumoto; Prevention Services Coordinator; 1170 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; (650) 312-7399;




El Distrito Escolar de San Mateo-Foster City no permite discriminación, intimidación, acoso (incluyendo acoso sexual) o bullying basado en raza, color, ascendencia, nacionalidad/país de origen, estatus de inmigración, identificación de grupo étnico/etnicidad, edad, religión, estatus matrimonial/embarazo/estatus de ser padre, discapacidad física o mental, sexo, orientación sexual, genero, identidad de género, expresión de género, información genética, información médica o asociación con personas o grupos de uno o más de estas características actuales o percibidas. Para preguntas o quejas, contacte a: 

Oficial de Equidad de SMFCSD: Dr. Sarah Drinkwater,

Superintendente Auxiliar de Servicios Estudiantiles; 1170 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; (650) 312-7341; sdrinkwater@smfcsd.netOficial de Cumplimiento de  Titulo IX: Lori Fukumoto; Coordinadora de Servicios de Prevención; 1170 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; (650) 312-7399;