K-8 SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

JOB DESCRIPTION | PUBLISHED JUNE 29, 2016

OVERVIEW

SF City Academy exists to intervene on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco. The mission is to empower urban children and release them to excel academically, physically, spiritually, and socially. We believe students should have a solid foundation in both academic and character development to succeed in life. Our goal is to ensure that students succeed.


ROLE SUMMARY

Empower urban children to excel academically, physically, spiritually, and socially

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement pre-set curriculum to ensure the needs of the student are met

  • Analyze, understand, and use assessment data to design appropriate lessons

  • Use varied teaching techniques such as small groups, re-teaching, differentiated instruction, additional practice, etc.

  • Professionally represent the school in interactions with parents, staff, and students

  • Encourage students to respond to conflict using peaceful resolution strategies

  • Be available to call or meet parents as needed when a student incident occurs

  • Manage student behavior to provide a safe and optimal learning environment

  • Support students and families by developing strong relationships to ensure success

  • Maintain records of all student incidences and ensure they are filed appropriately

  • Participate in meetings such as IEP, parent conferences, training, staff meeting, etc.

  • Modify behavior plans for each student in the classroom based on the need

  • Model and foster independent thinking skills and creative problem solving methods

  • Communicate each student's progress regularly with the classroom teacher to reinforce and supplement school curriculum

  • Maintain portfolios of student work, long/short term goals, and overall progress goals

  • Assist in student events such as Orientation, Back to School BBQ, Talent Show, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Agreement with the statement of faith and core values of SF City Academy

  • 1-3 years experience in school setting and First Aid/CPR certification

  • Ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently and work as a team

  • Good communication, time-management, and follow-up skills

  • Hold high performance expectations regardless of students’ background and initial ability

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Occasionally lift or move up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments. Work indoors is in a standard school environment.

SCHEDULE

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-3:30pm

HOURS

$150 per day

REPORTS TO

Principal

WORKS WITH

SFCA staff students and family