New Life Academy is looking for a dedicated long-term Substitute Teacher to work regularly in all school divisions, Early Ed through Grade 12. The position will begin August 15th, participating in Teacher Workshop Week and will last through the end of the school year. This role will assume all of the classroom responsibilities and duties of a teacher at New Life Academy, with the exception of curriculum planning. This significant support role will be encouraged to attend all professional development opportunities offered to faculty throughout the school year. The Building Substitute Teacher schedule is 7:30 am until 3:30 pm. There will be training, support and curriculum plans to follow. The Building Substitute will report to the Early Ed Director. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced teacher seeking freedom from extensive curriculum design and grading or for a new graduate educated in teaching seeking to build a resume.
- Carefully review and follow sub notes from teacher
- Learn learning platforms to use technology as learning aid
- Collaborate with specialist teachers in order to help students in need of additional support
- Keep records including daily attendance and lunch counts
- Be aware of and enforce handbook policies (Teacher and Student Handbooks)
- Take notes on learning progress for classroom teacher
- Model and encourage Christian character
Attending scheduled faculty meetings, when scheduled between the hours of 7:30am and 3:30pm
Attend professional development days
Follow school systems regarding policies, grading, record-keeping, and communication with lead teachers
Support project work when classroom subbing is not needed by all three educational divisions
Manage timecard independently
Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in education
- Experience related to 21st century learning concepts and integration of technology into the classroom
- Knowledge of Christian K-12 education (characteristics)
- Innate commitment to and passion for New Life Academy’s mission and vision
- Ability to effectively integrate New Life’s Christian beliefs and conduct into daily work
- Ability to build a positive reputation through effective relationship-building and daily conduct
- Proactively seeks ways to improve how the school presents itself from a Christian perspective
- Born again believer who exhibits the Fruit of the Spirit in their daily walk
- Regular attendee and supporter of a church whose fundamental beliefs are evangelical in nature
Ability to Work Effectively in Varied Situations
- Leadership Skills – Able to manage their own tasks and assignments in an effective manner.
- Vision and Perspective – Perspective limited to needs of own classes. Understands how their own job assignment fits in with the needs of the whole school. Has an understanding of the school mission.
- Problem Solving/Decision Making – Able to solve problems applicable to classes taught and necessary for basic job performance. Can analyze problem situations and present alternatives to their direct supervisor.
- Teamwork and Team Building – Consistently applies principles of teamwork as applicable to role. Can effectively cope with change. Demonstrates a team spirit by encouraging team members and recognizing their successes.
- Conflict Resolution – Able to resolve conflicts. Strives to find solutions while seeking administrative or peer assistance as needed.
- Creativity and Initiative – Takes independent action to work on established priority items. Gaining knowledge of job and processes in order to become more proactive. Learning to explore creative teaching methods.
Ability to Communicate Effectively
- Communication Skills – Able to communicate to students, parents and co-workers in an effective manner. Listens to input well.
- Student/Parent Focus – Able to understand parent expectations and student needs in the scope of the normal classroom setting. Listens to students/parents and considers what impact teacher actions will have on students/parents.
Interested in Developing a Broad Set of Skills
- Self-Development – Strives for more knowledge, skills, and abilities. Takes input and constructive criticism well.
- Technology Skills – Demonstrates good skills in the use of personal computers, audio/visual equipment and provided computer software. Demonstrates necessary technical depth to perform day-to-day tasks.
Email a teacher application to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a resume and cover letter.