CLASS TITLE: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
REPORTS TO: School Principal
EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt
APPROVED: January 14, 2016- Order #2016-1720
To establish a learning situation for students that will meet the needs of each student at his/her own level. To ensure that each student will grow to his/her greatest intellectual ability, emotional development and psychological well-being.
- Reports to the building principal or school secretary upon arrival at the school building.
- Reviews with the principal, department head, or team leader all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day.
- Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he is assigned.
- Teaches the lesson outlined and described in a lesson plan book prepared by the absent teacher.
- Consults, as appropriate, with the building principal, department head, or team leader before initiating any teaching or other procedures not specified in the absent teacher’s lesson plan.
- Assumes responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in class and during lunch and recess periods.
- Reports in writing with notes left for the absent teacher the assignments made and comments regarding student behavior.
- Follows all policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
- Maintains regular attendance
- Performs other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- To perform the responsibilities as previously outlined.
- Perform as a leader such that student achievement is maximized.
- Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
- Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
- Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
- Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
- Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- 64 College Hours or a Bachelor’s Degree.
- A 2.5 G.P.A. for Kentucky Emergency Certification for Substitute Teaching or a Bachelor’s Degree with valid Kentucky Teaching Certification.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid Kentucky Teaching Certification for area and grade level of assignment or a valid Kentucky Emergency