The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools are accepting resumes for Substitute Teachers for Academic Year 2020/21. Substitute teachers are responsible for instructing students and facilitating their learning in the absence of the regular teacher.Â Â
Although we are accepting resumes for all disciplines, we have specific needs for substitutes in the following areas: Library, Early Childhood (Nâ“2), Lower School (3â“5), World Languages (all grades), HS Science, Music, Physical Education, Clerical.
Creates a classroom that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
Demonstrates ability to learn and convey a variety of subject matters quickly, while adhering to school processes and protocols
Maintains established routine of the school and classroom procedures in which they are assigned
Maintains and respects the confidentiality of student and school personnel information
Completes other duties as assigned
Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students
A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work, an understanding of the importance of teacher engagement in community life, and an interest in using a variety of pedagogical approaches in the classroom is essential
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Some college required
Bachelorâ™s degree preferred
Teaching experience and excellent subject expertise in indicated interest areas required
â‹Technical Knowledge or Skills:
The ability to use technology effectively in the teaching and learning process is also important
Cover letter, indicating areas of interest
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the applications.
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