Feb 22, 2024

Permanent Building Substitute

  • TrulyHired
  • Holliston, MA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

In the absence of the educator (teacher or paraprofessional), the Permanent Building Substitute is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom educator. The Permanent Building Substitute is assigned to a single school building for the duration of a school year, and will report to that school each day to cover assignments, as scheduled by the building administrator(s). This will include covering for absent educators, but may also involve covering preparation periods or staying with a class while the educator attends a meeting, or in-service training. The Permanent Building Substitute may also perform various duties of a routine clerical nature, if assigned.

  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure in assigned grade/subject by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education not required, but considered a plus;
  • Minimum of two years college education required. Bachelor's Degree considered a plus;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.
  • Outstanding oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • An unrelenting focus on student success, safety and accountability

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reports to the building principal/school secretary upon arrival at the school building for daily assignment and reviews plans and schedules to be followed
  • Follows all policies, rules and procedures to which educators are subject, and which good teaching practices dictate.
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which they are assigned.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Develops and maintains a positive learning environment.
  • Teaches the lesson as outlined in the educator's substitute folder, and consults with the department leader before initiating any teaching or other procedure not specified in the educator's substitute folder.
  • Comfortable using various types of technology including but not limited to the Google suite, academic platforms, projectors, and video conferencing.
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing student behavior in class.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precaution to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration.
  • Performs any other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Principal or designee may from time to time assign.
Supervised by the Miller Elementary School Principal or designee

The Permanent Substitute position is a full-time position and eligible for benefits. School Instructional Hours: 7:30 am-1:53 pm (staff stays until 2:10 pm)

If you are interested in joining us at Miller Elementary, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) letters of reference.

Public School employees of Massachusetts are required to submit their fingerprints to a National Criminal Database check. The check will require you to pay a fee of $55 if you hold an Educator's License, or $35 if you are an unlicensed employee. In addition to the national background check, a satifsfactory Massachusetts Criminal Record Check (CORI) is required.

Miller Elementary: We are a grades 3-5 elementary school committed to providing the resources and opportunities that will enable each student to develop and maximize individual potential in a positive and collaborative environment that encourages and affirms academic achievement and personal excellence.

Our goal is to develop confident critical thinkers, productive and creative life-long learners, and socially responsible, engaged citizens who are capable of adapting to change in a technologically advanced and diverse society.

The Miller School continues the three unique programs started at Placentino: Traditional, Montessori and French. To enter the French and Montessori programs students must have started their training at Placentino.

At Miller we RISE! Students are encouraged to follow the four character traits of Resilence, Integrity, Self Awareness, and Empathy. Similar to Placentino's CARE, Miller's RISE Program promotes a positive school climate and a trusting and respectful student-teacher relationship.

At Miller we take a tremendous amount of pride in making our school a community of learning and respect for one another. Our hope is that we will always respect each other and that respect will become a part of every student's life.

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