Long Term Substitute Teachers are responsible for practices and behaviors which demonstrate necessary teaching competencies, effective classroom management, positive personal qualities, and other instructional matters. The role of the long-term substitute teacher is to ensure that all students have equal instructional opportunities and to create a classroom environment in which teaching and learning are challenging, dynamic, and comprehensive.
- Provide for instructional needs and interests of students with the aid of appropriate and effective daily lesson planning.
- Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and where classroom time is utilized effectively.
- Demonstrate the use of a variety of teaching techniques and the use of a variety of instructional resources and materials to implement approved curriculum.
- Use evaluation effectively to promote student growth and development intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally.
- Demonstrate fair, firm, and consistent behavior towards students and promote self-discipline among students.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with students, parents, staff, and community.
- Knowledge and use of culturally responsive practices.
- Knowledge of community resources.
- Regular and predictable attendance.
- Capability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.