Substitute Teacher

Last Updated: 12/26/2019 6:02 PM

CLASS TITLE: SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

REPORTS TO: School Principal

EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt

APPROVED: January 14, 2016- Order #2016-1720

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

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.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • 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:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • To perform the responsibilities as previously outlined.

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform as a leader such that student achievement is maximized.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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:

Minimum requirements:

  • 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