Elementary Substitute Teacher

Posted 2 months ago

Job purpose

To ensure the educational process is uninterrupted in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach the class according to the absentee teacher’s lesson plans.
  • Discipline according to the individual classroom rules.
  • Eat with students/recess duty.
  • On days when you are not substituting, assist in the 3-6 grades according to the schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned by the principal.


  • Education
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university
    • Valid credential from a state and/or from another recognized accrediting agency for the appropriate grade level or a minimum of 12 credit hours in education
    • Professional Certification or ACSI Certification
      • Bachelors from an accredited college (accrediting agency must be approved by the US DOE)
      • 24 semester hours in educational studies including 4 elementary methods courses and 1 elementary teaching reading course and student teaching* at the elementary level
      • 6 semester hours or 18 CEUs of biblical studies
      • ACSI biblical philosophy of Christian school Education
  • Specialized knowledge: all teachers must have ACSI biblical philosophy of Christian school Education (can be obtained in your first year of employment)
  • Skills, Abilities, & Other characteristics such as personal characteristics
    • Born-again Christians, active members of an Evangelical church, and give evidence of good moral character
    • Native English speaker or equivalent
    • Employees shall be persons who are able to understand and respect other cultures and work harmoniously and effectively in cross-cultural situations.
    • Maintain a close personal walk with God as evidenced by his/her example and spiritual leadership among peers and with students.
    • Observe the Matthew 18 principle in conflict resolution. Avoid a negative, critical spirit. Take problems to the appropriate administrator.
    • Demonstrates continued professional development through coursework, research, peer collaboration, and/or staff development.
    •  Working knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current research best practices and strategies, as well as students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and non-academic.
  • Experience: Educational experience is preferred; student teaching is acceptable.

Available: August 1, 2023

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