April 5, 2020

Substitute Teacher

Primary Responsibility:  The substitute teacher helps students learn subject matter and /or skills that are required for the scheduled lesson plan and provides meaningful instruction and oversight for assigned classroom. Note: Substitute employees are employed on an as needed, on-call, day-to-day basis and are not guaranteed work on a regular basis.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes
  • Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive for learning
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives
  • Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures
  • Communicates expectations for behavior and assignments
  • Insures that students are never left unattended in the classroom
  • Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classroom assigned
  • Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems
  • Knows school procedures and regulations
  • Performs other related duties as directed by principal



  • Valid teaching certification (Preferred)
  • 90 credit hours from an accredited college or university (Required)
  • Professional classroom management style
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Background check clearance



Contact: If interested, please submit the Teacher Application with a copy of your Resume and Teaching Certification/and/or College Transcripts to Mary Ellen Alfredson at malfredson@southfieldchristian.org.

Only applicants submitting required documents will be considered for positions.  No phone calls please.