Substitute Teacher

Employer
Chicago Public Schools - CPS-1
Location
Chicago, IL, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

View more

Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, Substitute Teacher
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Characteristics of the Class: Under the supervision of the school principal, and in the absence of the assigned teacher, must be responsible for the instruction, progress, and discipline of all pupils in assigned classes: and performs related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows existing lesson plans to provide instruction to assigned students,
  • Responsible for establishing positive learning expectation standards for all pupils,
  • Applying contemporary principles of learning theory and teaching methodology, drawing from the range of instructional materials available in the school,
  • Establishes and maintains reasonable rules of conduct within the classroom and on school grounds, including, but not limited to, playgrounds, corridors, and lunchrooms, consistent with the provisions of the Chicago Public Schools' Uniform Discipline Code;
  • Maintains accurate attendance records and seating charts;
  • Encourages student growth in self-discipline and positive self-concept; ensures fairness in teacher-pupil relationships and exhibits an understanding and respect for students;
  • May coordinate and attend class field trips; may work in extracurricular and after-school activities;
  • Utilizes appropriate resources available in the school.


Minimum Qualifications:

Substitute teacher candidates are not required to live in Chicago, but are required to provide proof of either a Professional Educator License or Substitute Teaching License issued by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Substitute teachers in Chicago Public Schools must have a strong desire and commitment to urban education.

Knowledge of subject matter consistent with state certification requirements, knowledge of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, knowledge of classroom and behavior management techniques.

Ability to modify instruction to meet student needs, ability to cooperate with the school faculty and administration in the development and implementation of an articulated program of instruction, ability to work effectively with pupils, parents and guardians, staff members, and community representatives in providing an appropriate educational program; ability to understand the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional patterns of pupils.

Skill in the application of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, good oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, skill in exercising sound and professional judgment.

Physical Requirements:

Light Work: Exerting up to twenty (20) pounds of force occasionally, or up to ten (10) pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands include the ability to stoop occasionally, reach frequently, handle and finger objects occasionally, talk and hear constantly, frequent use of near visual acuity, and occasional use offer visual acuity.

Apply for Substitute Teacher

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on TopSchoolJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert