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Substitute Teacher

Job Details

Bay Area Christian School - League City, TX
Flexible / As-Needed
High School Diploma or Equivalent
$12.00 - $12.00 Hourly
Education - Substitute


Position: Substitute Teacher
Classification: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Primary Reporting Relationship: Division Administrator; Substitute Coordinators
Secondary Reporting Relationship: Head of School
Ministry Areas: Bay Area Christian School
Interfaces: Students, parents, administrators, staff, and other stakeholders as appropriate

Mission: Providing quality Christian education impacting lives for now and eternity.

Employee Profile:

  • Acceptance of and agreement with the Bay Area Church statement of faith and standard of conduct
  • A strong, clear Christian testimony
  • A lifestyle that displays an ongoing personal relationship with God and a commitment to serve Him daily

Job Purpose: The Substitute Teacher shall prayerfully help students, in the absence of their primary classroom teachers, learn attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible Christians to the praise and glory of God.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the purpose of the school which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity
  • Utilize substitute lesson plans left by the teacher to ensure continued learning during times of absence
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom
  • Enforce rules of conduct by keeping proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises for a good learning environment
  • Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner
  • Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity, and consideration
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ
  • Know the procedures and instruct students in dealing with issues of an emergency nature including procedures for fire, storm, and lockdown drills
  • Perform any other teaching-related duties that may be assigned by the classroom teacher and/or administration


Minimum Requirements:

48 hours of college-level coursework completed; Must be at least 21 years of age

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to reason logically and make sound decisions, to consider alternative and diverse perspectives, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to remain poised under all circumstances, and to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions
  • Ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions; must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations
  • Ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of office equipment, including computers, copiers, phones, etc.
  • Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally; 10 pounds of force frequently; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects; perform repetitive motion, such as grasping, picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise utilizing finger dexterity
  • Must be able to regularly remain stationary and move around the classroom lecturing and monitoring students
  • Must be able to regularly remain stationary at the computer, requiring repetitive finger movements and manual dexterity
  • Must possess the ability to observe details at close range required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and reading
  • Must possess the ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; possess the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound
  • Must possess the ability to express ideas using the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other stakeholders accurately, loudly, and/or quickly
  • Activities occur inside and outside, and the worker is subject to both environmental conditions