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Permanent Daily Substitute Teacher

Permanent Daily Substitute Teacher
Drury High School
Job Goal: Responsible for instructing students in a school setting, including special education classes. Assumes responsibility of all aspects of classroom instruction, assessments and behavior management. Implements teacher created lesson plans or works collaboratively with a team of educators to generate lesson plans, providing differentiated strategies to instruct students at all levels in all content areas.

Supervision: Reports to Building Principal.

Performance Responsibilities:
1. Improvises lessons in emergency situations where the teacher is unable to provide detailed lesson plans
2. Plans, prepares and delivers appropriate curriculum content to students
3. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities
4. Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities
5. Deliver intervention services to all students based on the specific goals and objectives established by North Adams Public Schools and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
6. Remains current in best practices for instructional delivery, assessment and behavior management
7. Assesses student learning using multiple tools on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs
8. Creates positive educational climate for students
9. Possesses a working knowledge of the MA Curriculum Frameworks Standards and available state and local resources
10. Maintains order within the classroom setting in accordance with division guidelines regarding student behavior management
11. Collaborates with other faculty in planning and delivering instruction to students
12. Communicates regularly with parents, administration, and other staff as needed
13. Incorporates and models appropriate use of technology to support instruction and student learning
14. Ensures compliance with existing applicable federal and state statutes and local policies, regulations and guidelines related to public schools
15. Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence
16. Performs other related duties as required.

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
Candidate must have strong classroom management skills and be flexible in order to adjust each day to assignments working with students in grades 7-12. Candidate must be able to facilitate classroom lessons in all subject areas, as well as working in small groups and individual sessions with students to address their learning needs. Candidate must be adaptable to work productively with a variety of students and staff each day in different areas of the school. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and preference will be given to Licensed Educators.

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION: This position is for the school year only and is for 7 hours per day for 5 days per week. The principal or designee will make the daily assignment to the permanent substitute.

Physical Requirements: The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines.

Environmental Conditions: The occupant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids.

Anticipated start date: Upon appointment

$90.00 per day
Contact Charlene Volff
Phone: 413-776-1458
Fax: 413-776-1685
10 Main Street, Second Floor, North Adams, MA 01247