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Early Childhood Teachers'/Teachers' Aides Substitute

Job ID
2017-2715
US-TX-Austin
Type
PRN
Shift/Hours
1st Shift
# of Openings Remaining
4

Overview

Upbring School of Arts & Science is seeking Early Childhood Substitute Teachers who are committed to student achievement for all children in the classroom. Upbring’s Education statement of mission of Faith, Education and Empowerment requires He/she to demonstrate high expectations for the achievement and development of all students and foster a safe, joyful, and nurturing learning environment in which students can thrive with a particular emphasis on loving words and loving actions.  The Substitute teacher is a PRN employee that will be used cover when staff employees are absent. Upbring School of Science & Arts meets and exceeds Department of Family and Protective Services standards.

Responsibilities

Essential duties

  • Delivers all learning experiences that teach/lead students into a growing relationship with Christ and assists students to achieve their potential
  • Set professional ethics at all times and demonstrate a loving, Christ-like character to ensure students exhibit the same values
  • Cooperate and support the administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school
  • Keep students, parents, and the administration adequately informed of progress or deficiencies and give sufficient notice of failure
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality on private and personal matters
  • Recognize the need for good public relations. Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner to the school's constituency and the general public
  • Develop and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff by treating others with friendliness, dignity and consideration
  • Deliver center based daily lesson written by the classroom teacher
  • Maintain a positive, age appropriate and structured learning environment to ensure students achieve academic excellence
  • Maintain a clean and attractive classroom environment
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement, data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, textbooks, etc.
  • Supervise extra-curricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned
  • Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth
  • Provide input and constructive recommendations for administrative and managerial functions in the school
  • Support the broader program of the school by attending extra-curricular activities when possible
  • Perform any other duties, which may be assigned by the administration

 

Working Relationships

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure a loving, rigorous and safe environment across the entire school
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication, providing accessibility to students and families beyond the house of the typical school day
  • Work as team player and exhibit professional behavior and a positive attitude with both internal and external school families that reflect positively on the school and is consistent with school policies and practices and code of ethics

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

 

  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or different field with a minimum of 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Education
  • 2 years’ experience in early childhood education or with infants and toddlers in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement early childhood curriculum
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the classroom and work well under pressure
  • Ability to build a positive rapport with children, parents/guardians and team members
  • Strong computer skills; high proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally, interact with all levels of management in a clear and concise manner
  • Prepare quality well written documents, reports and correspondence
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize competing tasks, requests and projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team with limited supervision; ability to take initiative

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or different field with a minimum of 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Education
  • 3 years of experience in early childhood education or with infants and toddlers in an educational setting
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish with fluency in written and conversational, highly preferred based on service area and service population
  • Spiritually mature Christian active in the worship life of his/her church

 

The physical requirements for this position with or without reasonable accommodation are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing this position the employee with or without reasonable accommodation should have the ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, speak, and hear with aid, see, read, reach with arms and hands, and use equipment that is essential to performing the job, such as a computer, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile, if applicable. This position will require bending, kneeling, twisting, and reaching, standing and sitting for long periods of time, frequent walking, and the ability to carry, move, or lift up to 50lbs with or without assistance. This position will require indoor and outdoor activity throughout the year.

 

The statements herein indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of the job and may request the employee to perform other duties and responsibilities not listed at his/her discretion. This job description is not a contract between the employee occupying the position and the employer. Upbring is an at-will employer.

 

 

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