Substitute Teacher - Bucks County I. U. #22
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Long Term Substitute Teacher
Job Location: Bucks County, Pa
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Education N-12
Certificate: Special Education PK-8
Certificate: Special Education 7-12
District: Bucks County I. U. #22
Doylestown, PA 18901
Telephone: 215-348-2940 EXT 1524
Job Description:
The Long Term Substitute (LTS) Special Education Teacher will provide coverage to Bucks County Intermediate Unit Special Education Teachers across a school year under the discretion of the program supervisor. The LTS Floater Teacher is responsible for ensuring the continuation of academic and/or functional skill instruction in order to maintain consistency in programming based on lesson plans developed by the classroom teacher. Teacher coverage may be an entire school day or one half day.

The Bucks IU is hiring for both Long Term Substitute Prep and Floater Substitutes in the Bucks County Area.

This position will cover Lower Bucks County.

Essential Functions:
  • Maintaining the daily schedule, structure and organization as outlined in the substitute plans
  • Following the established individualized and/or class-wide behavior support systems for all students
  • Overseeing the safety of all students and staff
  • Assisting with feeding and toileting needs of all students
  • Allow for flexibility in daily schedule based on program needs
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time, 185-day calendar position. Start and end times are dependent upon each school’s reporting schedule.
Travel: Travel between schools will be required. Travel will be dependent upon supervisor developed schedule.

Education and Experience:

Level of Degree:
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's Degree
  • PA Special Education Certification is a must !!
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • High energy level and ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of team members
  • Experience working with students with disabilities, specifically those exhibiting delays in communication, behavior as well as social and functional living skills
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis, specifically prompting, shaping, and reinforcement
 The Bucks IU provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination of any type regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the practice of the Bucks IU to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The practice of providing reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed at any point during the recruiting, hiring, or at any time during employment with the Bucks IU, please contact the Director of Human Resources at

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