Substitute Teacher - Universal Companies
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Building Substitute (Day to Day)
Job Location: Universal Creighton Charter School/ Universal Family of Schools
Beginning: Jan 06, 2020
Deadline: Mar 06, 2020**
District: Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:

Essential Duties 
· Teaches content and skills in subject area utilizing curriculum designated by Universal Family of Schools and other appropriate learning activities  
· Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Universal Family of Schools.  
· Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course / SOL standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.  
· Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other record keeping activities as necessary.  
· Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards.  
· Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.  
· Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and attitude problems.  
· Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.  
· Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the working day.  
· Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.  
· Administers testing in accordance with division testing practices.  
· Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.  
· Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.  
Job Specifications 

· To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  
· The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  
· Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.  
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required) 

· Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field (preferred).  
· Possess familiarity with the subject(s) being taught.  
· Demonstrate some knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching.  
· Must possess ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  
· Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, & the public.  

Universal Companies/ Universal Education Companies adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.  

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