Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Job Details
Part Time
2 Year Degree
$18.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Education
Description
Long-Term Substitute Classroom Teacher
 
The Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools serves 1400 students ranging from PreK-12 and is a free, open-enrollment public charter school. Over 92% of our students are Latinx. Our school system consists of Guadalupe Centers High School, Guadalupe Centers Middle School, and Guadalupe Centers Elementary School. Our system grew out of Guadalupe Centers' educational programming. Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously operating agency serving the Latinx community in the US since 1919. Our roots in our community run deep.
 
There are many benefits to working at GCCS with some of them being:
 
  • Student and Families: GCCS teachers strive to form strong relationships with our students and their families. Our organization grew out of Guadalupe Centers, the longest continuously operating agency serving the Latinx community in the US. These community ties are integral to who we are.
  • Staff Autonomy: Teachers at GCCS appreciate having the autonomy to try proven and new approaches in their classroom and are encouraged to innovate. The experience of teachers is valued and they are given space to collaborate and share their best practice with each other.
  • Coaching and Development: Staff at GCCS collaborate with their leaders on their growth and development. GCCS teachers set a professional development goal in collaboration with their coaches, colleagues, and in-district initiatives. All staff are aligned on working on their development over the course of the year.
 
Additional benefits include, but are not limited to: Competitive compensation and benefits, a qualifying relocation stipend upon hire, a bilingual (Spanish) stipend upon hire, and tuition reimbursement. GCCS has also expanded our benefits around well-being and mental health
 
Summary:
A long-term sub is a temporary teaching assignment within GES. Individuals serving in this capacity must be hardworking and enthusiastic about fostering children in their academic and social growth. They should strive to continue the efforts of the school's employee expectations and instructional delivery for the betterment of all students served in our school setting.
 
Reports To: Building Principal
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Create a safe and positive classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a positive climate where students are actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Implement ESL strategies and scaffolding for student understanding (Listening & Reading), student interaction, and student production (Speaking & Writing) across all WIDA levels to increase the achievement of English Language Learners (ELLs) across all content area standards.
  • Identify instructional resources and strategies to address the needs of individual students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Maintain effective and efficient record-keeping procedures for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the implementation of an established curriculum.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, colleagues, and community members.
  • Serve as a positive role model for the purpose of demonstrating professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, colleagues, and community members.
  • Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or standards for the purpose of determining gains in student performance and providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits and other related duties for the purpose of ensuring an effective work environment as monitored and assigned by the building-level principal. Ensure implementation of all modifications and accommodations for students with Special Needs (IEP/504). Demonstrate to meet the specific instructional needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Manage student behavior with the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking throughout the school and classroom.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as needed.
 
Application Process:
Please complete an application which may be found at www.guadalupecenters.org/workforgccs/. If a position requires a degree, please upload a copy of transcripts and/or degree certification to your application. Other attachments such as a cover letter or resume can also be uploaded and attached to the application.
Guadalupe Centers, Inc. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Qualifications

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Committed to working with under-served students.

Education and Experience:

  • The achievement of the minimum number of college hours to achieve a substitute teacher certificate as dictated by Missouri state law and meet the requirements approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
  • Substitute Teacher Certification by the state of Missouri or provisionally approved by the Superintendent of school or designated appointee.
  • Experience in an urban school setting is preferred.
  • Bilingual ability; English required and Spanish preferred.
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