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Job Description

LOCATION:  Various locations within the GST BOCES region

Classroom Substitute Teachers; hours per day will vary by location; school calendar

Students may have behavioral management needs and/or physical handicapping.   The Substitute Teacher must be physically able and willing to meet the academic, emotional and physical needs of all students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • Able to work as a team with other educational peers.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to develop differentiated instruction to meet the needs of individual students which utilizes multiple teaching strategies, methodologies, and best teaching practices.
  • Able to establish consistent, individualized behavior modification plans and effective classroom management that addresses behaviors in a proactive and instructive manner.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work with various disabilities in a single environment.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to provide project based learning and/or inquiry based learning and demonstrated a desire to maintain fidelity to the practice.  
  • Responsible for complying with state and federal regulations
  • Responsible for aligning unit plans/lessons with the NYS standards
  • Promote positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Administer standardized tests to assess the strength and skills of the student
  • Draft appropriate annual goals and short term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Keep anecdotal records on student behaviors or events which may be needed for local CSE decision-making
  • Adapts and provides educational materials and activities to meet individual needs of students
  • Collaborates with all related service and support personnel to provide an integrated program that addresses students’ individual academic, behavioral and emotional development
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications
  • Consult regularly with parents, teachers, home school counselors and all others involved with the education of the student
  • Plan and coordinate classroom aide(s) time and evaluate performance(s)
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

A substitute teacher must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of all the students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • Heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)
  • Helps teacher monitor class
  • Aids physically disabled children from bus to classroom and return
  • Assists individual students with work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, following teacher’s instructions
  • Helps students during lunch periods, gym, music, etc.
  • Helps physically disabled student(s) to carry out prescribed physical exercises
  • Helps disabled student(s) with daily living skills/hygiene
  • Follow medical protocol (seizures)
  • Carry out all other teacher designed and supervised activities
Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:          Valid NYS Certification in appropriate area


SALARY:       Non-Baccalaureate; no NYS Certification:               $ 85.00 per day

                         Baccalaureate; no NYS Certification:                      $ 95.00 per day

                         NYS Certification:                                                     $105.00 per day


Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

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