Priority Substitute Teacher

Job | Posted 9 months ago
Position Areas
Substitute Teacher


Position Type:    Priority Substitute Teacher

Priority Substitute Teachers will be assigned to a specific school for a specific number of days each week.


Short Term Non-Degree       $85.00 per day
Short Term Degree                $100.00 per day


Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives, and to free certified professional employees from non-professional duties such as proctoring study halls to enable them to make a contribution to other aspects of the educational program, such as curriculum development.


Essential Job Functions

Reports to an assigned building as often as needed. 
Will be used in the assigned building to substitute for a teacher, teacher assistant or can work in the office. 
Assigment can vary from day to day. 
Will be the teacher of record in the classroom. 

 Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 
 Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
 Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
 Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.
 Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.
 Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task. Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
  Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
-  Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
  Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.


Additional Duties:

-  Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.

-  Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


-  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.

Travel Requirements

-  Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

-  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.

-  Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

-  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.

-  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.

-  Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.

-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.

-  Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.

-  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.


Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

-  Works in standard office and school building environments.

-  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

Qualifications Profile

30 Hours of College Credit.
Transcripts are required as proof of 30 credit hours

FLSA Status:             Non-exempt



Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

Suffolk Public Schools- All Locations

P. O. Box 1549 , Suffolk, VA 23439