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District Wide Substitutes

Position Purpose
Substitute teachers and educational technicians work in the absence of regular teachers and ed techs, helping students to accomplish daily tasks and meet educational objectives while monitoring and maintaing classroom expectations and behavior.

Essential Functions

  • Have the capacity to give instruction and manage student behavior confidently and effectively, follow written and/or oral instructions accurately and dependably, in the absence of a regular teacher
  • Establish respectful relationships with students in a brief time period
  • Maintain a professional attitude in all manner of conduct with students, faculty, and parents
  • Communicate well with other personnel and faculty, sharing any issues of concern to administration in a timely fashion
  • Seek help appropriately from deans, counselors, and/or administrators
  • Complete any required online trainings (e.g., mandatory reporting) promptly as directed
  • Respond calmly and with good judgment in the rare event of a school emergency
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings as needed for assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Minimum of high school diploma, some college or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior teaching and/or substitute experience preferred.
  • Proof of active criminal history records check (CHRC) certificate through Maine DOE
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
Qualifications Profile
  • Certification/License:  Maine DOE CHRC
Successful prior teaching or subbing experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Saco School Department

90 Beach Street, Saco, ME 04072
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $14,707

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 17%



State Average: 130