Elementary School Substitute Teacher Jobs
A certificated substitute teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general district and/or school guidelines; provides instruction to meet the individual needs of assigned students, and evaluates student performance and progress. Performs under the general direction of the building principal or program manager, with assistance from appropriate staff personnel.
Certificated substitute teacher responsibilities include:
- Fostering an educational environment conducive to the learning and maturation process of elementary students; planning an instructional program designed to meet individual student needs and whole groups which may include at risk or special needs youth; preparing lesson plans.
- Using necessary and appropriate instructional methods and materials, which are suited to the well-being of the students and to the nature of the learning activities, program and/or curriculum involved; implementing established program or curriculum objectives; attending in-service training and continuing to improve professional growth through study and experimentation to remain current in methods and techniques for instruction.
- Establishing and implementing, in a positive and supportive manner, classroom policies and procedures governing student behavior and conduct; providing guidance, counseling, and discipline to encourage students to meet standards of achievement and conduct; making referrals for assistance where appropriate.
- Conferring with students, parents or guardians, and other staff, maintaining an open positive relationship as appropriate to provide guidance and evaluation, and to encourage student achievement.