May 11, 2020

Task Force Guest Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Joliet, IL, USA

Job Description

POSITION: Task Force Guest Teacher (Elementary, Jr. High and Special Education)


Certified Personnel

9 Months

Non - Bargaining Unit Position



Building Principal

Assistant Principal


Under the direct supervision of the building principal, the substitute classroom teacher will continue to offer the same quality educational program as the regular employed teacher.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.

Professional Educator License with Self Contained General Education Endorsement or Substitute Teaching LicenseApplicants must possess effective behavior management skills.Excellent listening and speaking skills.Able to assist students with academic subject matter.Appropriate interpersonal skills.Good classroom management skills.Uses a variety of instructional strategies to present material to students.

Reviews with the principal, assistant principal all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day.Implements the District 86 curriculum, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of School Inspectors.Implements the existing plans of the regular teacher when the substitute is employed for only one or two days for the same regular teacher.Executes all necessary planning, organization, student evaluation and grade reporting when the substitute is employed for three or more days for the same regular teacher.Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.Evaluates student academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents, if appropriate, through conferences and other means to discuss student progress and interpret the school program.Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems.Creates an effective environment for learning by utilizing displays or bulletin boards.Maintains professional competence.Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day. with the regular teacher regarding activities which took place while the regular teacher was absent. To seek assistance from or through the building principal or other support personnel to improve the instructional program or to solve specific problems. Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day. Performs all other duties as assigned. Communicates
SUPERVISORY ROLE: Students assigned to classroom.

Paraprofessional (if applicable)

Student Teacher


Hallway, lavatory, playground, bus, etc. as directed.

Strong communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback. Ability to compose correspondence, reports, and/or other required written materials. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints. Displays courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others.

Ability to perform basic math using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals consistent with the duties of this position.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to identify and define problem(s), collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Maintains appropriate confidentiality. Promotes a harassment-free environment. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships; demonstrates a commitment to teamwork. Ability to learn and utilize office equipment, computers, and software especially as systems are updated. Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions, and perform duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism. Extensive knowledge of and ability to perform duties in compliance with all district, Board, state and federal laws, methods, requirements, policies, procedures, and activities pertinent to the duties of this position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Employee experiences constant interruptions and inflexible deadlines. The noise level in this environment is quiet to moderate. Duties are performed primarily indoors and occasionally outdoors. In-district and out-of-town travel required as necessary for training and/or to carry out duties and responsibilities.


I have received a copy of this job description. It has been discussed with me and I have freely chosen to

comply with the performance and behavior/conduct expectations contained herein.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employed as established by the Board of School Inspectors.

EVALUATION: Performance is evaluated regularly by the building Principal/Assistant Principal
  • Position Type: Full-time
Contact Information
  • 420 N Raynor Ave
  • Joliet, Illinois 60435

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