Mesquite Independent School District

Substitute Teacher (1268)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher
Posting ID1268


To implement an effective instructional program in the absence of the teacher so that student achievement will be maximized.



• High School Diploma/GED
• 60 hours of college credit completed

Special Knowledge/Skills:

• Possess excellent communication skills.
• Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
• Exhibit excellent public relation and interpersonal skills.
• Effective organizational and consensus building skills.
• Understand the value of planning and demonstrate ability to develop and implement short and long range instructional plans
• Understand the various learning styles and competence in delivering instruction appropriate to students’ developmental needs.
• Understanding cultural diversity through providing
instruction appropriate to diverse cultures and populations, learning styles, and background experiences.
• Exhibit effective communication skills and techniques, including verbal, nonverbal, and media communication that are sensitive to student differences and needs.
• Follow all policies and procedures of the MISD.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• None


• To follow teacher instructions and lesson plan to provide appropriate learning experiences within the assigned area(s) of responsibility.
• Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of students.
• Guide the learning process toward the achievement of established district curriculum goals.
• 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.
• Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, provides progress reports as required, and communicate with parents as deemed necessary.
• Identify the special needs of students and seek assistance of others as needed.
• Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students.
• Follow the student behavior plan that is consistent with established administrative policies.
• Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
• Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
• Abide by work hours of 7:30 am until 3:30 for elementary, 8:00am until 4:00pm for middle and high school, 8:00am until 5:00 for Academy and Learning center.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Students assigned by assignment or principal directive.


Mental Demands:

• Communicating well, making multiple decisions regarding students educational, physical, and emotional well being, and maintaining emotional control under stress.

Physical demands/environmental factors:

• Standing, walking, and verbalizing for long periods of time.
• Lifting or moving small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangeSubstitute
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/01/2020

Job Contact

NameJennifer JohnsonTitleSubstitute Manager