In the absence of the regular classroom teacher the Guest Teacher is responsible for helping students learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.
Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign out procedures as prescribed by the school.
Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
Maintains a neat and orderly classroom.
Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures.
Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school
Insures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.
Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
Knows school procedures and regulations.
Performs other related duties as directed by principal
Knowledge of age appropriate teaching methods
Ability to follow prescribed lesson plans and effectively impart information to students
Ability to demonstrate professionalism and contribute to a positive work environment
Demonstrates the skill and proficiency to manage student interactions, both individually and as a group.
Averts problem situations and intervenes appropriately to resolve conflicts.
A bachelor’s degree in education is preferred but not required.
About Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit
Hillel Day School's mission is to deliver academic excellence in a caring Jewish environment. Fulfilling Hillel Day School's mission requires the support of talented people who share a common vision. Our faculty and staff are dedicated and knowledgeable, caring and innovative, collegial and generous of spirit. They are well-versed in their chosen areas of specialty, and they are energized by young people. They engage students and the community on a variety of levels and in a variety of settings. They are open to new approaches to curriculum and to new teaching strategies.
Hillel Day School faculty and staff are powerful role models. By being both demanding and compassionate, they bring out the best in their students and command their respect.