Building Substitute - High School Level

Posted a month ago


We are looking to hire a Building Substitute for The Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. 
This is a 10 Month position (181-day work year) following the 2020-2021 school calendar year.
This position is a ONE year assignment, for 2020-2021 only. 
Current CT certification is preferred.
Salary is $100/day. 
Medical benefits offered with this position.
The Academy is an off-site alternative program serving students from Jonathan Law and Foran High School.  The program serves 9-12 graders who have not met with success at the comprehensive school and are in need of a smaller, more personalized learning environment.  The Academy is a program of choice where students apply, interview and attend upon acceptance. Candidates for this position must possess dynamic interpersonal skills with a proven success at meeting the academic and social needs of at –risk learners.
Interested applicants must apply online through this job posting in order to be considered for a position.
No phone calls please.

POSITION TITLE:     Building Substitute
UNION:        None
PAY GRADE:    $100/day, 181-day work year
The Building Substitute shall provide instructional coverage when teachers are not in attendance. The Building Substitute will play a vital role in providing a consistent, safe environment conducive to learning by following the plans and procedures put in place by the classroom teachers. 


ESSENTIAL TASKS OF THE POSITION:    (Illustrative, not inclusive)

  • Assume all duties and responsibilities of the regular classroom teacher

  • Deliver lesson plans as instructed by the regular classroom teacher and/or school administrators

  • Maintain a safe and orderly environment

  • Ensure the safety and well being of all students within the assigned classroom and appropriately respond to all emergency situations

  • Ensure the protection of equipment, materials, and facilities as appropriate.

  • Communicate in a positive way with all students, staff, and others

  • Manage student behavior which supports a positive learning environment

  • Maintain established routines of the school and classroom procedures in which assigned

  • Maintain a professional appearance as an example to students

  • Communicate effectively with parents when needed 

  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and times designated

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in accordance with Federal Law (FERPA)

  • Provide feedback for the regular classroom teacher

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with all building staff in order to meet the current needs of students and maintain a positive work environment for all. 

  • Maintain and enforce District policies, regulations, and procedures

  • Prepare/complete appropriate reports/paperwork

  • Attendance in accordance with established days/hours of work

  • Promote and support the professional learning of self and others.  Set high work standards and ethics for self

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position



  • Demonstrated positive, growth mindset with strong attention to nurturing relationships, and ability to foster a positive working environment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, staff and parents

  • Ability to follow directions or teacher instructions and assignments

  • Ability to work with a range of learners from a variety of backgrounds including students with disabilities and ELL students

  • Possessing strong interpersonal,  communication skills, and a pleasant disposition are essential

  • Ability to effectively communicate any relevant subject matter

  • Ability to work independently; excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands

  • Possessing superior communication skills; oral and written

  • Possessing initiative, independent judgment, and decision-making skills






  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Ability to work regular school hours, Monday through Friday

  • Past experience working with children in a teacher/coach/counselor--student capacity

  • Proficient computer skills, including, but not limited to Google Suite (Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Drive, etc.); and other software programs

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Efficient time management


CT teaching licensure preferred

REPORTS TO:    School Principal

WORK YEAR:    10 Months, following school calendar year

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Milford School District

140 Gulf Street, Milford, CT 06460