Orleans Southwest
Hardwick, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3695558 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 11, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately
Updated: April 1, 2022

Job Description
The Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union and its Member School Districts are seeking experienced, reliable substitute teachers and paraeducators to join our team of educators. In this position, you will work in the absence of our regular teachers/paraeducators, aiding students in their daily tasks, and helping ensure the understanding of the subject matter being covered. You should possess the skills needed to cover daily instruction and run the classroom environment in an orderly fashion.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Use materials provided to attain lesson goals
Direct the classroom, accomplishing curriculum objectives and goals outlined in the lesson plans
Take attendance according to the procedures of the school, keep the classroom and work orderly, and maintain normal classroom
Comply with all procedures, guidelines, and policies of the school at all times
Maintain a professional attitude in all manner of conduct with students, faculty, and parents, including a commitment to confidentiality

Substitute Teacher/Paraeducator Requirements and Qualifications:
High school diploma required; college degree preferred
College students are strongly encouraged to apply
A certificate in teaching is a plus
Detail-oriented and able to follow written and/or oral instructions
Able to communicate effectively with other personnel and faculty
Able to cultivate relationships with pupils in a brief time period
Confidence and capability in giving instruction in the absence of the regular teacher
Willing and able to work standing for most of the day with few breaks to sit

Position Type: Part-time

Positions Available: 5

Equal Opportunity Employer
Orleans Southwest is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Any offers of employment contingent upon successful passing of background fingerprint checks and Adult Protective Services & Child Abuse Registry Unit record check.
  • No experience required
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Contact Information
    Tess Martin, Human Resources Manager
    PO Box 338
    157 Daniel's Road
    Hardwick, Vermont 05843
    Phone: 802-472-6531
    Fax: 802-472-6250
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