Substitute Teacher – 44K99

  • REPORTS TO: Building Principal
    DEPARTMENT:
     
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: 44K99
    SCHEDULE: D
     
     
    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    To replace the regular classroom teacher in his or her absence. To provide as closely as possible the same successful instructional and learning environment that would exist if the regular classroom teacher were in attendance.

    JOB FUNCTIONS:
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Follows the plans left by the regular teacher as closely as possible.
    Follows the procedures, rules, and routines of the regular classroom teacher as described in building policy and substitute instructions left by the regular teacher.
    Maintains a detailed accurate, and legible account of the material covered during the regular teacher's absence.
    Provides written explanation if plans of the regular teacher were not followed.
    Maintains a written record for the regular classroom teacher of classroom management issues that need to be known by or followed up on by the regular classroom teacher.
    Confers with the office secretary/clerk upon arrival to substitute for the purpose of learning of any additional duty responsibilities.
    Confers with department head, grade level teacher, or principal if there is a question about plans or expectations of the substitute.
    Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the level being taught.
    Strives to maintain and improve professional competence as a substitute teacher.
    Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records of substituting experience as requested by district or building substituting policy or handbook.
    Takes necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    Conducts oneself in a business-like and task-oriented manner.
    Remains in the building during the hours assigned as a substitute.
    Acquaints himself/herself with district and individual building policies affecting substitute teaching.
    Maintains maximum supervision of assigned students at all times.
    Maintains confidentiality of all information concerning students, staff, or parent/guardian in any public setting and chooses the appropriate time, place, and supervisor to discuss school/substitute related issues.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills with both peers and students.
    Possess the ability to plan appropriate educational activities for students when there are no plans available or when assigned because of an emergency.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Must have 65 college credits on official transcript or complete the alternate substitute training classes and 30 observations hours at schools
    Complete US & WY Government classes in college or receive passing grades on US & WY constitution tests given in Human Resources
    Possess a valid substitute certification issued by the Professional Teaching Standards Board of the State of Wyoming
    EQUIPMENT USED:

     
         VCR
         Movie Projector
         Slide Projector
         Overhead
         Computer
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
    Lower body strength to stand, walk, or sit for periods of time up to 3 hours throughout the work day.
    Upper body strength to lift 50 pounds and carry more than 25 feet throughout the work day.
    Possess visual acuity and auditory strength to maintain visual and auditory control of a classroom of 15 to 70 students for up to a minimum of 100 feet
    Possess the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or reach from ground level to a height of at least 5 feet.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Air conditioned buildings.
    Occasional exposure to weather extremes.
    Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.