Substitute Teacher (TK-8th) ($200/day)

Substitute Teacher (TK-8th) ($200/day)

Position SummaryEducation for Change is looking for dynamic and visionary substitute teachers who will engage students, parents, and other members of our learning community to ensure high student achievement.  The substitute teacher performs all duties of a classroom teacher on a long-term assignment or day-to-day basis. Under the direction of a site leader, in the absence of the classroom teacher, s/he provides instruction, encourages student progress, and manage the learning environment.  S/he demonstrates professional practices in teaching using the course of study and lesson plan provided by the regular classroom teacher. S/he will know how to successfully work in an urban elementary school with a high English Learner and low-income student population.Responsibilities• Implement effective daily and long-term instructional plans and classroom activities aligned with student needs, California State Standards, and EFC guidelines and school instructions, goals, and objectives • Provide classroom climate and learning experiences that further our students’ social, emotional, physical, and academic development • Collect homework and student assignments as directed by the regular classroom teacher and/or lesson plans • Establish and maintain a positive, safe and supportive classroom and school environment that values learning and achievement • Report all student injuries, accidents and illnesses to the proper school administrators immediately or as soon as possible • Demonstrate respect and understanding of students and families from diverse backgrounds • Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and school personnel information • Report to the Main Office upon arrival at school, meet with the school administrative assistant, check mailbox of absent teacher for lesson plans and materials • Request clarification of school rules and district policies, if necessary • Return the room keys to the school administrative assistant and return instructional materials and equipment to the proper place • Maintain accurate student records, including attendance • Support the mission, vision and core values of Education for Change • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, and reach Required Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree OR have at least 90 units and currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year college • Fulfilled a basic skill requirement: passed CBEST or achieved qualified SAT/ACT/AP. • Valid California teaching credential: multiple subject teaching credential, single-subject teaching credential, OR 30-day emergency credential. • Don’t have a credential? We can help you get one! Contact us at jobs@efcps.net to learn more.Other: Employment is subject to and contingent upon the completion of a criminal background check by the California Department of Justice. Convictions of certain crimes, including, but not limited to sex and narcotics offenses and serious and violent felonies, as specified in the Education and Penal Codes, will bar employment with the Organization. In addition, employees will be required to provide a current verification of a negative TB test prior to employment.Desired Qualifications:• English Language Learner Authorization • Experience accelerating student learning and achievement in low income communities • Spanish language proficiencyCompensation & BenefitsSubstitute teachers are paid $200/day. Paid sick days. As temporary, part-time teachers, substitutes are currently not eligible to receive benefits.Application ProcessApply online at: www.efcps.org/immediate-openings.