Elementary Substitute Teacher

Elementary Education San Jose, California


Description

Position at Stratford School

The person selected for this position will be responsible to substitute as needed in the classroom.  A substitute will report directly to the assigned campus and will receive the teaching assignment for the day.  As an elementary substitute, this person must be a college graduate and meet all other Stratford requirements for an elementary teaching position.  The substitute teacher will work under direct supervision of the principal. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Substitute as needed. 
  • Planning, supervising, and implementing the curriculum in accordance with Stratford School policies and procedures.
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, and décor of the classroom environment. This will include sharing the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff. 
  • Establish a non-punitive method of classroom discipline, seeking positive rather than negative methods to correct student behavior.

Educational Requirement:

  • Prior to being hired, an elementary substitute teacher shall have a BA or BS degree from an accredited or approved college or university.  A transcript and/or copy of the degree from the approved university/college must verify the coursework.
  • Prior work experience in a classroom setting is needed.

Professional Characteristics:

  • Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the school at all times.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect, showing patience at all times.
  • Attend all staff meetings and training programs.
  • Maintain a friendly and positive attitude toward parents, staff, and administration.
  • Cooperate in the maintenance of interpersonal relationships, refrain from complaining and gossiping.
  • Alert to the needs of others, students and co-workers.
  • Punctual and reliable.  Absence from work is limited only to emergencies and illness.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm for the job.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity.