The city Department of Education is looking to plug nearly 3,700 openings for substitute teachers as the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public school staffers goes into effect Monday, The Post has learned.

The 3,659 vacancies amount to an average of about two subs per each of the system’s roughly 1,800 schools — though the needs at some schools, including in Brooklyn and Queens, are far greater, according to an email sent Saturday and obtained by The Post.

As an “additional financial incentive,” the DOE is offering subs an extra $50 per day for working at least 10 days between Sept. 20 and Nov. 24, the email says.

The DOE is also looking to cover an additional 3,020 spots for paraprofessional substitute teachers — aides that work with special education and disabled students.... Read More: NY Post