Classroom Teacher - Independence Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: Full Time Middle School Substitute
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Independence Public Schools
Independence, MO 64050
Telephone: 816-521-2700
Job Description:
21-22 School Year
Guaranteed position every day for the 21-22 school year with benefits. $40,000 prorated for remaining days in school calendar.
Priority to those with Teaching Certificates

  • Hold a current Missouri Teacher’s Certificate or Substitute Certification
  • Have successfully completed sixty (60) semester hours or more of credit from an academic degree granting institution which is contained within the United States Department of Education’s Directory of Post-Secondary Institutions, or approved by the Commissioner of Education and possesses good moral character.
Reports to: 
Building Principal
Job Goal:
In the absence of permanent classroom teachers, a substitute’s role is to maintain the educational integrity of the classroom.
Performance Responsibilities for District Substitute:
  • Use correct procedures to accept assignments through Sub Finder or with district personnel
  • Maintain a professional presentation of self
  • Follow lesson plans/instructions provided
  • Follow time schedule provided
  • Leave necessary explanation of work
  • Maintain positive rapport with students, teachers, and administrators
  • Practice effective classroom management
  • Leave classroom clean and orderly for the next day
  • Check necessary student work
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Follow district policies and procedures
  • Lead students in necessary emergency procedures
Substitutes will be evaluated by the returning classroom teacher and by the building administrator using the Substitute Teacher Evaluation Form.  This evaluation will be reviewed by the Substitute Services Office and will become a part of the substitute’s personnel file.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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