This is an instructional position that carries out the duties and responsibilities of a classroom teacher when the classroom teacher is absent.
•Arrives at work on time and works the hours listed in the Substitute Management System for that specific position at that specific site.
•Follows the teacher’s lesson plans to teach skills and concepts as outlined to maintain the instructional momentum of the classroom.
•Uses classroom processes that support effective teaching and learning to promote high student achievement.
•Strives to use appropriate technology in teaching and learning processes if directed by the absent teacher.
•Communicates in writing to the absent teacher regarding the day’s events listing specific concepts and skills that were covered.
•Uses appropriate classroom management techniques in order to maintain physical and emotional safety in the classroom environment.
•Manages student misconduct promptly and resolves conflict and crises effectively getting additional help from school personnel when needed.
•Demonstrates respect for students, colleagues, administrators and parents.
•Maintains a classroom that recognizes respect for both the substitute and the student; motivating the students in an atmosphere of respect and freedom.
•Maintains a culture of openness, fairness, mutual respect, support and inquiry.
•Listens and interacts effectively with students, colleagues, parents and administration respecting diverse perspectives to support students’ learning and well being.
•Models and reinforces self-discipline and responsibility.
•Works a minimum of four (4) days per month with two (2) of those days being Fridays and/or Mondays.
•Completes all required training.
•Performs other related duties as required such as before and after school dismissal posts of the absent teacher.
Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from a fully accredited college or university, in any area.
Pinellas County Schools Substitute Teacher Homepage: https://www.pcsb.org/Page/1668