Substitute Teacher

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
Substitute Teacher



Option A:
1. Must be at least 20 years of age.
2. Transcripts of 2 completed college semesters beyond high school; with a minimum of 20 credits. 
3. Must provide a minimum of three (3) written recommendations.
4. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
5. Works well with students and staff
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
7. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Option B:
1. Must be 20 years of age.
2. Once you are hired you will need to complete one of the training sessions the District Office occasionally provides within your first three months. 
3. Must possess a high school diploma.
4. Must provide a minimum of three (3) written recommendations.
5. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
6. Works well with students and staff
7. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
8. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

REPORTS TO: Building Principal


To manage a classroom in the absence of the regular teacher and deliver lesson presentations in a way that is age appropriate for the class.


Instruction and Student Contact
1. Arrive in the classroom on schedule to greet students and remain in the assigned classroom so that students are effectively supervised
2. Maintain, as fully as possible, the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he or she is assigned
3. Deliver the lesson presentations in a way that is age appropriate for the class and meets the individual needs, interests, and ability levels of all pupils
4. Budget class time effectively
5. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
6. Maintain discipline and classroom control
7. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
8. Report all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority as soon as reasonably possible

Standard Procedures and Reporting
1. Report to office upon arrival at school
2. Check for messages or materials requiring immediate attention
3. Request clarification of school rules and procedures including emergency and lockdown drills and procedures, if necessary
4. Follow all policies, rules, and procedures established for regular teachers
5. Collect and place students’ papers in an appropriate location
6. Maintain records of pupils’ educational progress in class record books or Board approved forms, and summarize these marks for reporting purposes
7. Return instructional materials, equipment, and keys to their proper places
8. Determine if his or her services will be required for the next school day, following the district protocol for making substitute teacher assignments
9. Complete an evaluation report form at the end of the day and check out with authorized personnel prior to leaving at the end of the day  

1. Keep the building principal informed of activities and any issues that may arise
2. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as reading professional journals and other publications
3. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
4. Represent the school district in a positive manner
5. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
6. Perform other duties as assigned

Performance of this position will be evaluated by the building principal in conformance with any applicable federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will”.  The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right for the employee.  These are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the district so long as the employment continues.

All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting.  Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Legal Reference: I.C. § 33-513  Professional Personnel
   I.C. § 33-1210  Information on Past Job Performance

Posted By

Jefferson County Joint SD 251

201 Idaho Avenue , Rigby, ID 83442

At the following locations

District Office

3850 E 300 N , Rigby , ID 83442

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,469

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.67

% IEP Students


State Average: 10%



State Average: 163