Summary: The substitute teacher is the acting educational leader in the classroom in lieu of the lead teacher’s absence. Substitute teachers are professional, confidential, flexible, nurturing and model a love of learning. The substitute teacher is responsible for the supervision of all students within his/her teaching assignment. Working collaboratively with a team of educational professionals, the substitute teacher will demonstrate a strong commitment to the emotional and physical wellbeing of the students in our community.
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintains a professional appearance and manner of conducting themselves
Ensures emotional and physical safety of students at all times
Demonstrates an open mindset to a diverse and progressive community of learners
Maintains and carries out long-range and daily instructional plans
Engages students in group work, lectures, mini-lessons, exploration, questioning, discussions and other cooperative teaching techniques; uses a variety of assessment strategies
Promotes leadership opportunities in the classroom
Uses appropriate techniques to encourage active participation in decision making regarding classroom rules, organization and topics of study; communicates a caring attitude and trust of students
Promotes problem solving, cooperative negotiating skills and conflict-resolution strategies
Makes sound decisions regarding student discipline/concerns and who/m to contact: Deans, Heads of School, or School Counselors
Develops healthy self-esteem in students
Structures lessons that encourage risk-taking in learning and model lifelong learning
Embraces and supports the use of changing technology in the classroom
Cultivates a classroom community environment of safe and collaborative learning
Models effective interpersonal, self-awareness and communication skills
Promoting Dawson's Mission, Vision, Diversity Statement and Core Beliefs through student and faculty interactions
Knowledge of content-related pedagogy
The ability to address the learning styles of students
The ability to implement strategies, activities and techniques for promoting quality student performance in academic and social behaviors based on students’ prior knowledge and experience
The ability to implement appropriate classroom management strategies and techniques to ensure productive, interesting, respectful and safe classrooms
The ability to create and maintain a climate of respect and fairness for all students, and demonstrate fair and ethical judgment.
The ability to implement instruction that recognizes diverse populations and apply knowledge, experience and commitment in the areas of race relations, cross cultural understanding, and human rights
The ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, parents, community and outside agencies in a timely manner to better meet the needs of students
The ability to utilize current technologies and implement technology into the curriculum
The ability to work as a contributing, collaborative team member
The ability to utilize a computer for word processing reports
The ability to maintain and promote confidentiality as the norm
Four-year college degree and one year of experience working with children in a classroom setting
Minimum of intermediate computer and technology skills utilizing MS Office programs, Internet, Google Drive and usage of Apple TV’s.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an 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 noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of 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 regularly required to stand; walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
About The Alexander Dawson School At Rainbow Mountain
The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain is a coed, preschool to eighth-grade independent school located in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas, Nevada. Close to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and about twenty minutes from downtown Las Vegas, Dawson's Mission, Vision, Diversity Statement, and Core Beliefs are a reflection of the beautiful environment it calls home. A Stanford University Challenge Success School, Dawson has emerged as a beacon school where student voice is the fabric of the culture.
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