.5 KINDERGARTEN TEACHER, LONG TERM SUB (#201)

Rick Marcotte Central School Educators ( learn more )

South Burlington School District

South Burlington, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3185356
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 11, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: This is a PART-TIME LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE position. The approx. dates for this position are 10/21/19-11/21/19, but are subject to change per District needs.
Long-Term Assignments: A substitute teacher assuming all classroom responsibilities for a staff member who is to be
away for one week or more (five working days) will be paid at the per diem rate equal to the base teacher pay (base
pay/189 days). This long-term substitute pay applies only in instances of a planned absence where the Superintendent is
informed that an emergency requires that a substitute will be assuming all responsibilities of the classroom. It does not
apply when a substitute begins a substitute assignment believing it to be for one or two days and it evolves into more than
that number of days. In such instances, the Superintendent will evaluate the situation after five days of temporary
substituting.

South Burlington School District
Position Description

Job Title: Elementary Classroom Teacher
Location: Assigned School
Job Group: Educator
Pay Level: Exempt
Reports to: Elementary School Principal

Summary: To create a developmentally appropriate elementary grade program and a positive class environment that promotes learning and personal growth; motivates students to develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to provide a strong foundation for learning, as outlined in our district stated Ends Policy. Responsible for establishing effective relationships with students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enhance learning opportunities. Subscribes to and applies the principles of Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) for the benefit of student and employee development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
1. Develops standards-based lesson plans and instructional material and employs current and best practice in establishing pedagogical techniques. Using a universal design, adapts curriculum, materials, and assessments to instruct whole class, individuals, and small groups meeting the needs of every student.
2. Demonstrates an understanding of Common Core State Standards and applies knowledge in order to develop age appropriate lessons.
3. Assesses and monitors learning using a variety of methods, including formative assessment, and adjusts instruction according to individual student needs.
4. Communicates regularly with parents/guardians outside the normal instructional day by such means as: newsletters, notes, phone calls, e-mails, and conferences.
5. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere using research-based protocols.
6. Evaluates student’s academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
7. Identifies student needs, designs appropriate instruction, makes appropriate referrals, and develops strategies for individual education plans.
8. Is available to students and parents/guardians for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
9. Plans, coordinates, and supervises the work of others (i.e.: assigned employees, parents/guardians, and volunteers) while present in the classroom and on field trips.
10. Creates a respectful and safe environment that is developmentally appropriate for age/grade of students and that meets required safety codes.
11. Instruct students in citizenship and required subject/curriculum areas using current best practices and, as specified, in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school and district.
12. Attends meetings and collaborates with other staff to coordinate instruction and student learning.
13. Actively participates in school activities and assignments towards the education and supervision of all students.
14. Demonstrates the Core Teaching and Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators.

General Responsibilities: Under the direction of the school Administration, supervises classroom employees, students, and volunteers. Monitors student discipline through an appropriate classroom management program such as, but not limited to, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Vermont Teaching License with appropriate endorsement for content and/or grade level.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret textbooks, periodicals, professional journals/books, technical procedures, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write lesson plans, reports, correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrators, students, parents/guardians, staff, and the public. Ability to use a variety of assessments to modify instruction and improve student outcomes.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to use a variety of assessments and analyze student and school data to monitor student progress.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school and district objectives and the needs and abilities of assigned students. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents/guardians; skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to keep current with technology trends and utilize technology to enhance student instruction and learning. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements, Vermont Education Quality Standards (EQS), applicable laws, and Board policies. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional customer service.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, see and sometimes walk, sit, kneel, and bend. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally reach overhead and, push, carry, or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes of books and technology related items or to assist students. The employee must demonstrate manual dexterity to grasp items (i.e. chalk, papers, books) and manipulate technology (keyboards, on-off switches, operate equipment) and to assist students with learning tools. The incumbent is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

Emotional Demands: The individual must be able to work with others in a collegial and cooperative manner, model best behavior, must show above average interpersonal skills, and follow directions of school leadership.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here represent those 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.
The work is performed in an active environment, typical of a school. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors. Occasional travel to other locations for meetings and trainings may be required.

Terms of Employment: Per Master Agreement
Evaluation: Per established guidelines
Date Accepted: April 14, 2015

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009 is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual(s) currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.


  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    South Burlington School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school and district objectives and the needs and abilities of assigned students. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents/guardians; skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to keep current with technology trends and utilize technology to enhance student instruction and learning. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements, Vermont Education Quality Standards (EQS), applicable laws, and Board policies. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional customer service.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Please describe how you would work to create and contribute to a learning/working environment that is welcoming, inclusive and increasingly diverse
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • SBSD Human Resources , Department
    • 500 Dorset Street
    • South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    • Phone: 802-652-7255
    • Fax: 802-652-7152
    • Email: click here

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