The duties of this position include but are not limited to:
The substitute teacher needs to follow the regular lesson plans and instructions of the absent teacher. The substitute teacher maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the assigned school and classroom; prepares and submits a summary of their work; informs the regular teacher of situations or problems encountered; adheres to school and administrative procedures; implements effective pupil handling; maintains high standards of education; provides guidance and advice to students; shows interest in students’ progress; and encourages critical-thinking, analytical and creativity skills.
Substitute teachers also work with other teachers, respect personal privacy and maintain confidentiality regarding their students, and consult with parents. A substitute teacher maintains a professional appearance as an example for students; takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities; monitors behavior of students and reports to the Principal any unusual issues or problems; reports evidence of suspected child abuse to authorities; supervises non-classroom activities when assigned, and does not leave students unsupervised.
When performing duties of a Long Term Substitute Teacher:
The duties and responsibilities noted above will be followed as well as, make provisions to be available to students and parents for educational-related purposes beyond the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms. Long term substitute teachers attend staff meetings, serve on staff committees, and perform duties as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent. School Board policies will be followed at all times.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
1. Education: 60+ credit hours from an accredited college or university;
2. Experience: Experience working with students is desired.
Licenses/Certifications: Substitute Teaching License or Teaching License issued by Nevada Dept. of Education. Complete the application process at: https://online.nvdoe.org/#/. For all questions regarding licensure, please contact the Nevada State Department of Education at 775-687-9115 between 1:00-5:00 PM, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.