Substitute Teacher (District Pool)

Job | Posted 19 days ago
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Substitute Teacher


DEFINITION: On-call to provide instruction to students in accordance with established lesson plans.  Administer directions to students and may prepare lesson plans, evaluate and monitor student’s performance.

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

  • Maintain the established routines and procedures
  • Uphold all District policies, rules and procedures
  • Follow the lesson plans provided by the absent Teacher and teach lessons as prepared
  • Plan, organize and display classroom materials appropriate to the curricular activities
  • Maximize the probability for success by clearly communicating expectations, adapting for individual learner needs, actively involving the students and providing a risk-free, safe environment
  • Observe behavior of children in the classroom and on the playground
  • Manage student’s behavior
  • Assume responsibility for overseeing student behavior and provide directions to students in emergency situations
  • Monitor and be knowledgeable of the activities of paraprofessionals and classroom volunteers
  • Provide feedback to the Teacher, including lessons completed, possible changes made in the plan and why and comments of student behavior
  • Utilize the District’s substitute system to accept or decline substitute teaching assignments
  • Report to the accepted-assignment school’s main office 30 minutes early to:
    • Sign in
    • Discuss any administrator directions (if needed)
    • Review lesson plans
    • Prepare for lessons
    • Review and understand the school discipline procedures
    • Become familiar with the building and school safety plan
    • Determine break times and planning periods
    • Determine with other Teachers would be available for assistance if needed
  • Long Term and Permanent Substitute placements; refer to Teacher job description for a list of responsibilities
Knowledge and understanding State and Federal activities standards.
Knowledge of developmental levels of school age children.
Knowledge of District and Department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of various teaching techniques and methods.
Knowledge of classroom management methods.
Skill in applying common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Skill in reading and interpreting documents such as rules, instructions, and procedure manuals. 
Skill in writing routine reports and correspondence.
Skill in effective written and oral communication.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skill in basic math computations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Work is performed in an indoor environment.  Work requires frequent sitting, repetitive motion, vision to monitor, and may require some lifting.

Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate or Substitute Certificate
Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

K – 12 Teaching experience 
Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment.

Daily Rate: $140.00    Start Date: 2024/2025 School Year 

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Sunnyside USD 12

2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706

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Pending , Tucson, AZ 85706