Substitute Teacher - Clayton School District
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: Long Term Substitute Teacher English
Job Location: Clayton High School
Beginning: Feb 01, 2023
Deadline: Oct 30, 2022**
District: Clayton School District
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: 314-854-6000 EXT 6032
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Job Description:
The School District of Clayton is seeking a Long Term Substitute English Teacher for the spring 2023 semester. 
 
Students in Clayton High School English classes value the social nature and power of language.  Classes build a reading and writing community where students share meaning, influence others’ ideas, and create cultural connections with our shared literary heritage.  Clayton High School students learn that language is a tool for gathering information and a way to construct and disseminate knowledge, create beauty, and inspire others.  Students learn to recognize and use the structures and conventions of language as well as learn to struggle with ambiguity; through such struggle, thoughtful readers expand their personal perspectives and work to understand the unfamiliar.  Clayton High School English students value language as a tool for reflection and exploration of personal and intellectual concerns, and in doing so become critical readers, writers and thinkers.
 
The Successful Candidate:
  • Is knowledgeable about high school philosophy and the developmental needs of adolescents and will be able to present the curriculum using a problem-centered approach.
  • Demonstrates appropriate long and short-term preparation for classroom instruction.
  • Is knowledgeable about a broad range of literature - both classics and contemporary. 
  • Holds high expectations for all students and serves as a facilitator of student learning.
  • Possesses strong writing skills across genres.
  • Has experience leading student writers through the writing process.
  • Supports students in the development of individual goals that foster independence and efficacy in writing.
  • Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings.
  • Assesses student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to adjust instruction as needed.
  • Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge.
  • Takes responsibility for teaching the District curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how knowledge is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences.
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in the field and continues to deepen understanding of the discipline(s).
  • Establishes and maintains a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community.
 
Our district values the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues; success in creating inclusive classrooms; and experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.  
 
Education:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Major or Minor in content area required.  Master’s Degree preferred.
Certification:  Missouri teacher certification, with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
Experience:  Preferred.
Benefits:  Not Eligible
Compensation:  $175/day
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Professional Exemption-Teacher.
Work Calendar:  6-8 weeks spring semester 2023.  
 
Please understand that in order to be considered as a candidate you must complete all steps in the application process.  These steps include completing the online application; uploading your cover letter, resume, transcripts; and listing three current references.
 
Apply online Long Term Substitute English Teacher
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
  
It is the policy of the School District of Clayton not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law, in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Full Non-Discrimination Disclosure

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

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