Substitute Teacher

Job Summary:
The Substitute Teacher delivers a balanced program of instruction to a class when the assigned instructor is unavailable.

Responsibilities:

  • Instructs students during the absence of the assigned teacher.
  • Implements both group and individual lesson plans for instructional experiences for students in accordance with established curriculum.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Instructs students utilizing a variety of classroom methods, adapting methodology and instructional materials to meet student needs, abilities, and IEPs.
  • Assigns and grades class work and homework as needed and may administer and grades tests.
  • Implements behavioral protocols; observes and evaluates student behavior, performance, social development, and physical health.
  • Maintains positive professional communications with parents, guardians, administration, and colleagues regarding progress and concerns.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home mission.
  • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
  • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
  • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
  • Supports other members of the management team and their work

Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

Skills:

  • Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and regulations of Nebraska.
  • Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to modify or adapt general education curriculum.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence via in-service education, self-selected professional education, and curriculum development.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
  • Properly endorsed and certificated
  • Previous classroom teaching experience in the field preferred
  • A current Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Substitute Teacher Certificate is required; Special Education endorsement preferred. A Local Substitute Teacher Certificate with stipulations may be acceptable as occasions permit.
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Additional Information

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Contact Information

Boys Town
14100 Crawford Street
Boys Town, Nebraska 68010
http://boystown.org

Kaley Pedersen
(p) (531) 355-1913