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Substitute Teacher

Job Details

Oklahoma Christian School - Edmond, OK





General Description:  This position reports to the school principal.  The substitute teacher follows the classroom teacher’s lesson plans and maintains oversight of his or her students. 



  • A strong clear Christian testimony

  • A lifestyle of biblical integrity

  • A spirit of dedication, teamwork, flexibility, and responsiveness to counsel

  • Acceptance without reservation of the OCS Parent Covenant, Statement of Faith, Statement on Marriage and Sexuality, Statement of Diversity and Core Values

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Models a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ in speech, actions, attitudes

  • Actively involved in church

  • Follows Matthew 18 principle in dealing with interpersonal conflict

  • Encourages students to accept God’s gift of salvation and grow in their faith


  • Takes attendance each hour

  • Follows teacher lesson plans to create a cohesive and consistent learning experience for students

  • Monitors student behavior in and out of the classroom, including in the hallways, break areas,  and cafeteria

  • Manage the classroom effectively to encourage student participation, minimize distractions and maintain a positive learning environment

  • Fulfills any teacher duties (break duty, lunch duty, etc.)

  • Document any student issues and leaves notes on engagement and behavior

  • Interacts with students and staff to maintain order and provide assistance when needed

  • Maintains confidentiality with all school and student information


Non-instructional and Professional

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures governing the operation of the school

  • Proactively communicates with administrators

  • Documents arrival and departure 

  • Maintains professional dress and appearance

  • Maintains punctuality 

  • Uses standard English in written and oral communication

  • Demonstrates the character qualities of courtesy, friendliness, flexibility, integrity, gratitude, and perseverance

  • Meets everyday stress with emotional stability

  • Responds respectfully and is loyal to constituted authority

  • Represents the school in a favorable and professional manner to its constituency