Substitute Teachers

Posted 3 months ago


RSU 57 is hiring Substitute Teachers for 2020-2021 school year!

Regional School Unit 57

Title:  Substitute Teacher



  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred

  2. Ability, interest and flexibility in working with young people

  3. Able to report to the school on short notice and teach regularly planned lessons

  4. To communicate and cooperate with students, community and school personnel


Reports to:  Building Administration & Central Office Staff


Job Goal: 

1. To Continue the educational programing at the highest possible level in the absence of the

 regular teacher/support staff


Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Report to the school at least half an  hour before school opens or as early as possible after being notified

  2. Report to Building Administrator or School Administrative Assistant(s) to  receive assignment, other duties, and substitute forms

  3. Review and follow teacher’s plans and materials 

  4. Maintain order in assigned classes and assist in supervising all students

  5. Maintain student respect for school property, fellow students, and staff

  6. Take attendance promptly in each class, and report any student not accounted for to the office

  7. Leave significant information summarizing the day’s activities

  8. Notify the office immediately of any injured or ill student

  9. Follow all policies, rules and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates

  10. Check with the office before leaving; leave completed forms with the office staff

  11. Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time


Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, climb stairs, lift (ranging from 25-75 lbs depending on student size), bend, pull, push, walk, kneel, crouch, and perform other physical tasks that may be required from time to time. 


Terms of Employment: As needed


Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation. 

Note: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

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Regional School Unit 57

86 West Road, Waterboro, ME 04087