JobID 793 : Elementary Special Education/ASD Teacher - Long Term Sub (#1837102)

Job | Posted 6 days ago

ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION/Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher – Long Term Sub

  • Teacher certification preferred
  • Special education experience preferred
  • Start as soon as possible until December 20, 2019, possibly longer.  Properly certified individual (AI) will be considered for full employment. 



Notice of Non-discrimination:
It is the policy of Jenison Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category in its programs, services or activities. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8375 20th Avenue, Jenison MI 49428.  (616)457-8890.

Job Title:                                K-12 CERTIFIED TEACHER

  • BA/BS, degree from a college or university
  • Valid/appropriate Michigan teacher certification and/or other required license/credential
  • Hold degree(s) required for position
  • Meet NCLB “Highly Qualified” status for position as necessary
  • Kind and amount of similar prior job experience will be considered
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.
 Reports To:    Building Principal
Summary:       To create a flexible educational program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to enhance student learning in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.  To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development into mature, able, and responsible learners.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities. Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  • Instruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and—in harmony with the goals—establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Establish and maintain standard of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom and create a classroom environment that is appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Evaluate pupils’ academic and social growth and maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning through functional/content related and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Plan purposeful assignments for substitutes.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain professional competence through staff development activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day and make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Administer group-standardized tests in accordance with district testing programs.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Regular attendance is necessary.

Terms of Employment:     Number of days, salary and benefits shall be established by the Master Contract and/or the Board of Education.
Evaluation     Job performance will be evaluated by the building Principal or designated evaluator.
Revised:                                 4/17/15

Posted By

Jenison Public Schools

8375 20th Ave, Jenison, MI 49428-9230
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,425 (USD)

State Average: $12,292 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199