Substitute Teacher

New America School - Thornton

Contract type
Closing date
Jan 31, 2024 12:00 AM


  • Establishing and enforcing rules of behavior for students in the classroom
  • Preparing lessons, units and projects to complete learning objectives
  • Establishing and communicating clear objectives for lessons, units and projects
  • Adapting teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of students
  • Encouraging students to explore learning opportunities and career paths
  • Creating, assigning and grading various assessments for students, including tests, quizzes, essays and projects
  • Working with students one-on-one when they need extra help or attention
  • Tracking and evaluating student academic progress
  • Leading parent-teacher meetings
  • Maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, coworkers and supervisors
  • Managing student behavior
  • Creating a safe, respectful and inclusive classroom environment
  • Communicating regularly with parents
  • Helping students improve study methods and habits
  • Administering tests to evaluate students’ progress

A strong candidate for the Building Substitute Teacher position will posses the following skills and qualifications:

  • A valid and current Substitute Teacher license 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in education
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and instruct students of all ages
  • General knowledge of several subjects
  • Ability to adapt plans to specific classrooms
  • Flexibility and critical-thinking skills
  • Patience"