The Learning Lamp
  • STP
  • Somerset, PA, USA
  • Part Time

Ignite Education Solutions is looking for a Substitute Teacher Liaison in Somerset County!

Position Purpose:
A Substitute Liaison is responsible for providing support to district and Ignite staff at various locations while substitute teaching in the absence of the regular teacher in the classroom. 

Accountability:
Substitute Liaisons report directly to the Education Program Manager. 

Minimum Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Substitute teach at least 180 days per year in the entire Substitute Teacher Program based on admin needs and placement.
  • Provide basic onsite technical support to district employees and substitute teachers.
  • Assist with recruitment efforts when directed.
  • Mentorship of onsite substitute teachers.
  • Reports to school office at the beginning of school day to sign in and pick up required materials/schedule of classes.
  • Reports to the school office at the end of the school day to return materials and follows sign out procedures as prescribed by school office administration.
  • Provides weekly reports to the Education Program Manager
  • Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher enever they are available.
  • Checks in with new substitutes, visit administrators/district staff during prep periods.
  • Provides onsite support and guidance to district and Ignite staff.
  • Understands responsibility as a mandated child abuse/neglect reporter according to PA State Law.
  • Supervises all activities to ensure safety at all times.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and loyalty to the organization at all times.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly classroom by straightening chairs and tables, clearing chalkboard at the end of the day, and making sure all items are left as they were in the beginning of the day.
  • Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
  • Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
  • Performs other duties as directed by The Learning Lamp and/or school district administration.

NOTE: School Districts have the right to request or reject any substitute at any time without reason.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Student focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility and receptive to change
  • Acts as a good model of character with exceptional tact
  • Problem solving and leaderships skills
  • Strong behavior management and positive discipline skills 

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Teaching Certificate or Emergency Certification
  • Appropriate clearances updated (PA State Police/Criminal Record, Child Abuse, FBI)
  • Physical, TB and Drug Test done within one year
  • Mandated Reporter Certificate
Are you looking for a flexible schedule with weekends off? Do you have a passion for working kids and want an environment that has room to grow? If you do, Ignite Education Solutions is the place for you! We offer an inviting, fun culture that is geared toward continual growth and professional development with advancement opportunities.

Submit a resume today to become part of our fantastic team and gain valuable career experience!
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