The salary schedule information below is used to determine the starting base pay for new-hire teachers in Shelby County Schools.
Years of Experience
*NOTE: The max salary for existing 10-month teachers is $73,000; Securing a teaching position at an eligible iZone school includes a $6,000 addition to the base salary
The relocation payment is offered to incoming teachers who move to Memphis/Shelby County to teach with SCS. Payout is contingent upon available District funding, and payment of this incentive may be discontinued at any time without prior notice. All new hires must relocate at least 50 miles to teach with SCS in order to be eligible. Supplements are based on the following ranges:
Recommended Mileage Ranges
Recommended Tiered Stipend Amount
50.00 - 300.49 mi.
300.5 - 700.49 mi.
Hard-to-Staff - SPED (Recruitment)
The hard-to-staff SPED recruitment stipend recognizes teachers who teach special education. Any teacher hired in an identified hard-to-staff SPED classification is eligible for an incentive in the amount of $2,500 regardless of experience or degree. Payout of this incentive is contingent upon available District funding, and payment of this incentive may be discontinued at any time without prior notice.