Permanent Substitute: Uplift Mighty Middle (23-24)
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.
Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
Permanent Substitute Teachers will report to campus daily regardless if there is a vacancy to help support and assist in campus instruction and take over a classroom when an absence occurs within the school day or the campus is given less than 24 hours’ notice of teacher absence. The Permanent substitute will provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth—help students develop the skills necessary to be a productive member of society.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Effectively teach the adopted curriculum, the Uplift curriculum, and the International Baccalaureate components
Upholds all school policies
Executes specific lesson plans prepared by the campus to create a rigorous and engaging learning environment with the willingness to seek out teaching team support to provide lesson plans as needed and/or provide pre-determined educational fill-in activities as needed
Sets clear goals to drive instruction
Maintains a productive, safe, and focused learning environment
Ability to exhibit classroom management and behavior management strategies
Ability to execute and model non-physical de-escalation techniques when dealing with high-level behaviors
Creates and provides meaningful and frequent assessments in a timely manner, utilizing the daily planning time to do so
Provides specified accommodations and modifications for growth and success of all students
Goes above and beyond to ensure all students are meeting specified standards
Keeps teacher and administrator well-informed about scholars' progress and provides feedback in accordance with campus guidelines
Take accurate daily attendance in accordance with attendance program
Maintains and supports a positive professional school culture
Models employee behavior within the Code of Conduct as outlined in the Uplift Employee Handbook
Understands that there must be no harsh, cruel or unusual treatment of any scholar, including inappropriate physical and verbal responses
Supports and follows directives of campus administrators
- Understands specific communication protocol for behavioral issues
- Works with grade level to address and resolve student issues
- Understands and follows all school safety protocols and procedures
- Other duties as assigned.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Bachelor's degree preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions in written or oral form. Ability to set priorities. Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, students, and parents.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook). Ability to use basic office equipment. The ability to learn and use other software as necessary.
Criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The environment requires close proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, extended periods of time viewing a computer screen, and noise levels from moderate to high. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature.
Modifications of Duties & Essential Functions
Uplift Education, Inc. retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.
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Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2232