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Mesquite Independent School District

Substitute Teacher (14)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher
Posting ID14
Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

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


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

• 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.


Experience:

• None

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• 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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Students assigned by assignment or principal directive.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

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 Date10/08/2013

Job Contact

NameTerrie CraigTitleSubstitute Manager
Emailtcraig@mesquiteisd.orgPhone