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Substitute Teacher

Job Details

North Charleston - North Charleston, SC
Regular Full-Time



Monday - Friday, Variable hours based on needs 

Compensation: $125/day

Number of School Days for School Year: 196


Do you have a passion to work one-on-one with students and help them soar? As an employee at Learn4Life High School - Charleston, you can encourage, challenge and help students grow in confidence and academics, and graduate high school – no matter their obstacle.


The Learn4Life High School Advantage

Our personalized learning model is what makes Learn4Life High School unique. Our students are at the center of our mission, which means that staff is unified and priorities are set to reach the best outcome for all students. Teachers can make a real difference in a student’s life as they work one-on-one or through small group instruction to help them accomplish their individual goals.

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Some the other advantages we offer are:

  • Our teachers have a smaller caseload of students – typically 40 students instead of 180.
  • We offer teachers more support with two to three times the number of school counselors, free tutors for their students and labs that supplement their teaching.
  • With the support of Lifelong Learning, an educational services organization, teachers receive all the tools/resources needed to do their job without any personal financial investment.
  • We provide ongoing professional learning, continuing education (subsidized) and career advancement opportunities for teachers throughout the school year.
  • Our teachers have a close relationship with and are supported by their area supervisor/leadership. We empower them to succeed.
  • We offer holiday, vacation, and seasonal breaks.


How You will Make an Impact

The Substitute Teacher will teach students in a personalized learning environment may be working directly in special education, working in a general education, and with one-on-one with students or small group of students. Provide instruction for scheduled lessons and promote student learning in the absence of the regular teacher. Perform duties in the implementation and support of instructional programs and will collaborate with other Teachers on student progress. This position reports to the Principal or the Designee.

This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Assume duties of the teacher promptly and in accordance with school rules, meet with student and teach assigned educational coursework.
  • Implement existing learning plans in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate. 
  • Instruct students regarding a variety of classroom topics/courses of instruction.
  • Create an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Address the various learning styles of students accordingly. 
  • Assign reasonable tasks and homework to students in accordance with the school lesson/learning plans. 
  • Seek assistance from teacher or school administrator if serious or disruptive student behavior problems occur. 
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities. 
  • Maintain and/or assist in maintaining classroom control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school, state, and all applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Provide adequate supervision of students and classroom environment to assure health, welfare, and safety of all 
  • students. 
  • Report student injury, accidents, illness, personal injury, and discipline problems to School personnel immediately. 
  • For long-term substitute assignments, it may be required to develop learning plans; devise, administer, and grade tests and assignments; participate in parent-teacher conferences; and attend school-related functions. 
  • Consult with other Educators and Student Services team members to support the student’s academic success and well-being.
  • Collaborate with school operations team members to ensure student records are compliant with student record procedures.
  • Record student progress in the Student Information System and educational applications.
  • Adhere to Independent Student Program guidelines.
  • Assist with student assessment and testing.
  • Participate in school events (i.e. graduation, open house, etc), trainings and meetings.
  • Perform administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned. These may be changed or modified from time to time.



  • Knowledgeable of public education high school educational program.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs.
  • Ability to assist implementing an instructional support program with students of varying ages and sizes.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language fluently and effectively.
  • Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in providing a rigorous educational program.
  • Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, diverse culture, and socioeconomic groups represented in the community and in the classroom.
  • Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, an appropriate level of delivery, listening without bias, and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records.
  • Maintain student and school personnel confidentiality.


  • High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Meet the South Carolina requirements for education certification.
  • Have completed 60 college credit hours and/or have completed 2 years of college is preferred, but not required.
  • Enrollment in a State approved educator preparation program and student teaching is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient sills in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), education technology and application. •
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, and high people engagement
  • Finger Dexterity: primarily using the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Average Hearing: hearing average or typical conversations and receiving ordinary information.
  • Average Visual Abilities: normal acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents and operate office equipment.
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required.
  • Prolonged period sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Working in a low to moderate noise environment with frequent deadline pressures.