Guest Teacher (Substitute Teacher)

Washoe County School District (WCSD), Reno, Nevada

Date PostedJune 13, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

STATEMENT OF WORK

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

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SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

A substitute teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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;

AND

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 687-5980 between 1:00-5:00 PM, or email them at license@doe.nv.gov.

THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUYIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

The Washoe County School District is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

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