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Please click the links below to view salary schedule details by employee type.

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

 

The salary schedules below are used to determine the base pay for school Administrators in Memphis-Shelby County Schools.

 

Please see the links below for information related to Administrator Compensation.

 

TEACHERS & TEACHER TYPES

 

The salary schedules below are used to determine the base pay for teachers and teacher types in Memphis-Shelby County Schools.

 

Please see the links below for information related to Teacher Compensation.

 

Special Education Teacher Sign-On Bonus

Please click the link below for more information regarding the sign-on bonus of up to $7,500 for the SPED Initiative.

 

Hard-to-Staff and Critical Needs Stipends

 

Stipend TypeWho is Eligible?Stipend Amount
Hard-to-Staff

Newly hired teacher in an identified hard-to-staff subject:

  • End-of-Course Math Class (i.e., Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and/or Integrated Math III)
  • End-of-Course Science and Biology
  • Special Education
    • (Teachers that receive this stipend are not eligible for the SPED Initiative Bonus.)
$2,500.00
Critical Needs

Newly hired teacher in an identified hard-to-staff subject:

  • End-of-Course Math Class (i.e., Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and/or Integrated Math III)
  • High School Special Education
    • (Teachers that receive this stipend are not eligible for the SPED Initiative Bonus.)
$3,000.00

 

 

K-5 Spanish Initiative

The K-5 Spanish Initiative has been established to recruit new Spanish Teachers and is not applicable to individuals seeking to shift from one Spanish teaching position to another Spanish teaching position within MSCS. Current licensed and unlicensed employees within the district serving in a relevant capacity may request to be reassigned or apply and take the necessary steps for endorsement in order to take advantage of the bonus opportunity. Teachers receiving this bonus are obligated to remain in a teaching position with MSCS in the designated Spanish classroom for 5 years.  

  • Existing District personnel may be eligible to receive tuition assistance for licensure or add-on endorsement in addition to a bonus in the amount of $3,000.  
  • External candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will be eligible for a sign-on bonus in the amount of $3,000.

 

Relocation Stipend Information

 

Mileage Ranges (mi)Tiered Stipend Amount ($)
200.00 - 300.49$750.00
300.5 - 700.49$1,000.00
700.5+$1,250.00

**The following job titles qualify for this stipend: teacher, librarian, counselor.

***If employees have received this stipend in a previous fiscal year, they are not eligible to receive it again in the current fiscal year.

 

For employees who start on the first day of the school year, this stipend will be paid out after 20-day adjustments. 

NOTE: This does not mean the stipend will be paid on the 20th day with students. 

 

For employees who start after the first day of the school year, this stipend will be paid out on the next scheduled stipend payment date in the school year.

 

Please refer to the the Supplemental Pay Schedule 2022-2023 for stipend payment dates.

 

Teacher Referral Bonus

The Teacher Referral Program allows full-time District staff to refer high quality candidates for teaching vacancies and other critical, hard-to-fill instructional positions. In return, the referring employee will receive a cash bonus in the amount of $500. Please click the link below for eligibility requirements and the procedures for requesting/receiving the bonus.

 

For questions, please feel free to call 901-416-2832 or email us at [email protected]

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