A substitute teacher shall be allowed one (1) day of sick leave with pay for each nine (9) consecutive days taught in an assignment. Sick leave days shall not accumulate from assignment to assignment.
The use of a sick leave day with pay shall not constitute an interruption of consecutive days of substitute teaching in an assignment.
Assignment shall mean consecutive teaching days in one (1) position.
A substitute teacher claiming sick leave may be required to provide proof of illness from a registered medical practitioner if requested to do so by the Superintendent or designate.