Miller Elementary School

Holliston Public Schools

Holliston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Position: Permanent Building Based Substitutes

In the absence of the educator (teacher or paraprofessional), the Permanent Building Substitute is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom educator. The Permanent Building Substitute is assigned to a single school building for the duration of a school year, and will report to that school each day to cover assignments, as scheduled by the building administrator(s). This will include covering for absent
educators, but may also involve covering preparation periods or staying with a class while the educator attends a meeting, or in-service training. The Permanent Building Substitute may also perform various duties of a routine clerical nature, if assigned.

To be considered qualified for the position of Permanent Building Substitute, candidates must have/ be:
  • •Licensed, or eligible for licensure in assigned grade/subject by the Massachusetts Department of
  • Elementary & Secondary Education not required, but considered a plus;
  • Minimum of two years college education required. Bachelor's Degree considered a plus;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.
•Minimum Qualifications
  • Outstanding oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • An unrelenting focus on student success, safety and accountability
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reports to the building principal/school secretary upon arrival at the school building for daily assignment and reviews plans and schedules to be followed.
  • Follows all policies, rules and procedures to which educators are subject, and which good teaching practices dictate.
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which they are assigned.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Develops and maintains a positive learning environment.
  • Teaches the lesson as outlined in the educator's substitute folder, and consults with the department leader before initiating any teaching or other procedure not specified in the educator's substitute folder.
  • Comfortable using various types of technology including but not limited to the Google suite, academic platforms, projectors, and video conferencing.
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing student behavior in class.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precaution to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
  • Performs any other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Principal or designee may from time to time assign.
Supervised by the Placentino Elementary School Principal or designee

$125 per day.

7:15a.m.- 1:55p.m.


Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three (3) letters of reference.

  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Holliston Public Schools 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. It is the policy of the Holliston Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age or disability in its educational programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

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