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Springfield Public Schools Day to Day Substitute Teacher

Posted: 03/06/2022

Description
*SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Base Pay: $113.24 per day After 45 days (non-consecutive): $133.24 per day *All Springfield Public School Substitute Teachers are compensated on a bi-weekly schedule.

Substitute teachers play a crucial role in maintaining the academic progress of the students enrolled in Springfield Public Schools. During the school day, substitute teachers create an appropriate atmosphere to facilitate students’ learning and ensure the health, safety and welfare of the students. In addition, substitute teachers are expected to perform other related duties as assigned by the building administrator(s), in accordance with the school/division policies and practices.

DUTIES:
1. Be flexible in order to meet the school administrations needs and readily adapt to the needs of the classroom.
2. Arrive 20 minutes early to review all materials and make sure you’re prepared before the students arrive in the classroom.
3. Reports to the main office upon arrival at school.
4. Create and enforce structured discipline and classroom control.
5. Establish a safe and positive environment for all students and staff members.
6. Assume responsibility overseeing student behavior in the classroom and surrounding areas in order to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students.
7. Protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
8. Honor the teacher and school policies, procedures and schedules.
9. Report all incidences of students, including injuries, accidents, illnesses and behavioral problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as it's reasonably possible.
10. Implement lesson plans and instructions left by the absent teacher.
11. Utilize all academic class time to continue the students learning progress.
12. Engage all students in lesson through interactive, effective teaching methods to maintain progress in the teaching curricula.
13. Organize students and classroom for effective instruction.
14. Complete a Substitute Teacher Report Form for the regular classroom teacher at the end of every assignment.
15. Return all instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper location at the end of the day.
16. Perform other related duties as assigned by building administrator(s) in accordance with school/division policies and practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a minimum of 60 college credits. OR At least 30 college credits with relevant experience.
  • Produce the required documents (cover letter, current resume, official transcripts from an accredited college or university, three character reference letters).
  • Must be willing to work a minimum of 3 days per week. 
Reach out to Valerie Williams, the Senior Administrator of Talent and Diversity Development at williamsv@springfieldpublicschools.com. She will be happy to answer any questions that you have.
 
Nondiscrimination Statement
The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, age, disability or military service or marital status. The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in admission to, access or treatment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.

Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination
Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Springfield Public Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Senior Administrator of Human Resources, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Springfield Public Schools, 1550 Main St. Springfield MA, 01103, 413-787-7100, ext. 55428, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Springfield Public Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Springfield Public Schools may be referred to Kathleen O’Sullivan or to U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone 800-421-3481.

Shift Type PT – School Year
Salary Range Salary Code Based on collective bargaining unit salary schedule
Job Category Substitutes
External Job Application SPS Substitute Teacher
Internal Job Application SPS Substitute Teacher
Location Central Office - Human Resources
Posting Status Active
Minimum Qualifications Screening Subs (30 College Credits)
Job Application Timeframes
General Start Date 12/22/2021
End Date General End Date 12/31/2022
Alternate Job Contact Name Mrs. Guzman-Torres Title HR Analyst Location Central Office - Human Resources Phone 413 787-7100 Email guzman-torresl@springfieldpublicschools.com