Substitute Teacher

Reports To: Appropriate Division Head

Summary: The Substitute Teacher is responsible for operating a class in the absence of the regular teacher.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies
  • Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate
  • Organizes students for effective instruction
  • Completes a Substitute Teacher Report Form for the regular classroom teacher
  • Collects and places students' papers in regular teacher's desk
  • Complies with and supports school regulations and policies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by division head


  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of one year teaching and administration experience in a school environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Works in a demanding environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
  • May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled office environment
  • Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold

Interested candidates should submit the SMH application, a cover letter, and resume to

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Michelle Small,
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San Antonio, TX 78217


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