Employment

Broome Head Start- Substitute Teacher

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Job Title: Substitute Teacher

Department: Child Development—Head Start

Reports To: Lead Teacher and/or Teacher Assistant and Center Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt—Head Start

Prepared By: Human Resources

Prepared Date: 08/18/05

Approved By: Policy Council

Approved Date: 02/23/09

Summary: A Substitute Teacher shall assist the teacher in carrying out the daily program activities as directed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; Other duties may be assigned:

  • Supervise activities as directed by teacher/assistant: Large group, small group of individually.
  • Keep teacher/assistant informed of events, any signs of illness or injury of any child.
  • Understand Head Start goals, guide-lines, and objectives as stated in Performance Standards.
  • Practice confidentiality of any information about Head Start children, parents, or families learned through association with Head Start.
  • Report to teacher/assistant any signs of illness or injury of any child in program.
  • Maintain adult/child ratios at all times
  • Work cooperatively to maintain smooth center operations, including center maintenance (moving furniture, equipment, children)

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma/GED

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid NYS driver’s license and personal transportation

Other Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Able to be on call as needed.
  • Ability to relate to people with various socioeconomic and educational backgrounds

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here 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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee must be able to stand and sit on the floor and in child-sized chairs also, must be able to lift up to 40 pounds regularly.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee’s main work environment is in the classroom and on the playground.

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