Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • EAPrep Substitute Teacher

    Location US-TX-East Austin
    Posted Date 11 months ago(5/16/2017 3:17 PM)
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  • Job Summary:


    In the absence of the regular classroom teacher, the substitute upholds/provides appropriate learning activities, experiences and classroom management for students to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

    Essential Functions:

    • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
    • Follow teacher plans and present information and instruction to help students learn the subject matter and skills.
    • Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies and administrative regulations.
    • Provide opportunities for students to participate actively and successfully.
    • Evaluate and provide feedback on student progress during instruction.
    • Present for students, a positive role model that supports the mission of the charter school.
    • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of students.
    • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes in a regular school day.
    • Follow the established classroom discipline management plan, maintain order in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative regulations per instructions provided by the regular classroom teacher.
    • Protect and respect the confidentiality of the students under his/her supervision.
    • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
    • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials and facilities.
    • Report immediately to the appropriate authorities in case of injury, illness or disruptions due to behavior or disciplinary situations.
    • Document lessons presented and activities completed to be reviewed by the regular classroom teacher upon his/her return.
    • Properly care for school property, supplies and materials while on campus.
    • Dismiss students according to instructions.
    • Follow established staff arrival and dismissal protocols.
    • Model non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
    • Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement.
    • Provide as much as possible, a safe environment to protect students.

    Other Functions:

    • Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents and community members.
    • Promote the school in a positive manner within the school and community.
    • Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to colleagues, students, parents and community.
    • Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement.
    • Keep informed of and comply with state, district and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Minimum of sixty (60) college hours or Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
    • Have strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to achieve the goals, objectives and mission of the school.
    • Knowledge of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
    • Experience in an educational environment.

    • Ability to work well with students.

    Additional Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
    • Valid Texas teaching certificate.


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