Substitute Teacher

 In

Day Early Learning

JOB SUMMARY

The substitute teacher fills in for assistant and lead teachers as needed to provide a developmentally appropriate environment primarily for preschool-aged children. Conducts individual activities to encourage learning and develop social interaction skills. Ensure routines are flexible and individualized to meet children’s needs. Prepares and/or serves children’s meals. Maintains appropriate records of attendance and activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in implementing age-appropriate, individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Assists in the development and management of an attractive and engaging environment that encourages children’s independence and self-selection of activities.
  • Promotes communication with parents through progress notes, monthly newsletter, and parent conferences.
  • Implement hands on activities that include a balance of child initiated and teacher initiated activities.
  • Alternates periods of strenuous activity with periods of rest or light activity to avoid overstimulation and fatigue.
  • Helps children develop habits of caring for themselves, their belongings, toys, books and other classroom materials.
  • Assesses children’s needs and developmental progress on an ongoing formal and informal basis.
  • Ensures the daily schedule provides for smooth transitions and consistency in routines, yet is flexible, allowing variations to accommodate the individual needs of children.
  • Complies with all licensing, accreditation and other documenting and reporting requirements.
  • Assists Early Learning Indiana administration in collecting data for funding partners.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Must have at least a high school diploma or GED.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel to multiple center locations.

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