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Substitute Teacher Job Description

Substitute Teacher Job Description

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Substitute Teacher Job Description

We are currently looking for engaging, reliable substitute teachers to cover classes at all levels, from pre-kindergarten to high school. In this position, you will take over for full-time teachers in their absence, carrying out the their lesson plans and ensuring students have a fulfilling classroom experience. The ideal candidates will have prior substitute-teaching experience and the ability to lead the class in an orderly fashion.

Substitute Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher.
  • Follow procedures and achieve lesson goals.
  • Assign and explain homework.
  • Oversee students outside of the classroom including in the hallways and cafeteria.
  • Comply with all school regulations and policies at all times.
  • Take attendance and document daily notes.
  • Ensure classroom and work is kept clean and orderly.
  • Oversee the normal classroom rhythms and activities.
  • Compile a report for the teacher for when he/she returns.

Substitute Teacher Job Description:

  • Previous experience as a part-time or full-time Teacher
  • Additional experience working with children is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of learning techniques and teaching methods
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to remain patient and approachable while also maintaining an orderly classroom
  • Great organizational skills
  • BSc in Education or other degree in Teaching