JobID 1114 : Part-Time Substitute Caller (#1902438)

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Cañon City School District RE-1 is accepting applications for the position of PART-TIME SUBSTITUTE CALLER to begin as soon as mutually agreeable.  This position is 161 days per year, 2.5 hours per day (6:00 am – 8:30 am) during the school year. Pay is based on the Instructional Support Salary Schedule, Column P7. With placement on Level A-C, based on experience.  

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience with similar clerical/public communication-related experience
  • Strong experience with computer, email, phone and Excel software
  • Proven effective and positive people skills
  • History of excellent attendance and reliability
  • Proficient word processing/keyboarding skills
  • Strong knowledge and competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Requires data entry skills
  • Strong ability to gather and organize information in an understandable format for others
  • Good organizational and time management skills, including record keeping, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and flexibility
  • Ability to use a variety of office machines
  • A team player
  • Excellent face-to-face, telephone and email communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • A patient and positive attitude, friendly demeanor and a desire to serve
  • Knowledgeable about the job
  • Ability to stay on task and produce high quality work
  • Professional appearance personally and in the work area
  • The integrity to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical
  • Possess skills to be able to utilize basic technology as directed by the District to communicate and function effectively as a 21st century employee
•           Receive phone calls from administrators or their secretaries requesting substitutes to fill absences/needs within their respective buildings
•           Maintain accurate, active and ongoing list of available substitutes, work schedules, desired preferences of substitutes, schools and staff, utilizing technology and software programs available through the District
•           Make every effort to fulfill substitute requests to meet the needs of students and buildings
•           Keep an accurate record of phone calls made to acquire substitutes, substitute placements, whom they subbed for, the reasons for the absence (if known), and the dates of absences/subs
•           Give administrators as much advance notice as possible regarding days of anticipated heavy substitute usage
•           Call substitutes and provide them with accurate information regarding where they will be subbing, for which staff member, in which subject area and what times they are to report, all the while respecting and abiding by confidentiality issues involving students and staff
•           Develop and promote good community relations among various community and school clientele and present a pleasant, positive image
•           Present a professional appearance personally and in the work area
•           Follow established procedures, guidelines and policies
•           Deal with routine tasks, records and paperwork under the direction of others
•           Support/share in the work of other clerical positions
•           Model the District’s Mission and Belief Statements
•           Complete other duties as directed by the Director of Human Resources
•           Prefer a qualified substitute to also cover when there is a shortage of substitutes to fill the need
•           Ability to work cooperatively in an office atmosphere with staff members, students and the public
•           Ability to read, write and speak the English language and comply with directions and instructions to complete tasks and establish priorities
•           Ability to maintain control under pressure
•           Ability to work with minimal supervision
•           Possess adequate vision and hearing
•           Possess good technology skills related to email, word processing, spreadsheet and other District-adopted software programs
•           Ability to get to work in inclement weather conditions
•           Ability to use basic office machines to include: Computer, phone, copy machines, FAX machines, and other general office equipment
Complete an application at the district website at  Inquiries may be made to Misty Manchester, Human Resources Director, 719-276-5700, Cañon City Schools, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, CO  81212, 719-276-5701. Position will remain open until filled. Screening of completed applications will begin on October 31, 2019. Applications must be complete to be considered.

Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity
In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, School District Fremont RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.
Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public.  Complaints may be filed verbally, in writing or anonymously.  If you wish to file a complaint using the district complaint form, please submit to: Mrs. Misty Manchester, Director of Human Resources, Title IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 101 North 14th Street, Cañon City, Colorado 81212 – Telephone: (719)276-5700

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Canon City Schools Fremont Re-1

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,294 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415