Long Term Substitutes

  • Elite School Staffing
  • Dec 08, 2022
Full time Education

Job Description

In order to create an encouraging learning environment for students while their regular Teacher is absent, the Substitute Teacher will need to effectively manage and/or instruct the class from roll call through to tidying up the classroom after the students have left.

Some of the Substitute Teacher’s duties and responsibilities include:

  • Follow lesson plans provided by the regular Teacher to create a cohesive and consistent learning experience for students
  • Manage the classroom effectively to encourage student participation, minimize distractions and maintain a positive learning environment
  • Adapt teaching methods to fit the needs of each individual student
  • Supervise students in and out of the classroom, including in the halls, on the playground, and in the cafeteria
  • Provide in-class and at-home assignments based on the available lesson plan
  • For long-term substitutes: develop lesson plans and assignments consistent with the regular teacher’s past lesson plans

Long-Term Substitutes:

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Provide appropriate feedback on student-submitted work
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use the information to adjust teaching strategies
  • Maintain accurate records to document student performance, including attendance, grades, and behavior
  • Communicate with SIC and school director regarding students with three or more absences
  • Participate in department, school, district, and parent meetings
  • Establish and communicate clear daily objectives for all learning activities
  • Integrate technology into teaching and professional activities
  • Collaborate with grade level team members on curriculum and student needs
  • Design, implement, and evaluate service learning projects
  • Prepare required testing reports on students and activities
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls, and answer emails.
  • Participate in appropriate and approved professional development
  • Have 60 credit hours from an accredited school or university




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  • Life Insurance
  • Certification Programs
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