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Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teacher
The Valley School
Position Type: Varied work hours and days, Hourly pay, Non-Exempt
Term: Ongoing
Reports To: Director of Teaching and Learning

Position Overview
The substitute teacher is a team player, possesses strong communication skills, and is flexible, creative and resourceful. This position reports to and works alongside the faculty and reports to the Director of Teaching and Learning.

Essential Functions of the Substitute Teacher
• Typically with an additional teacher, oversee a group of approximately 10-20 students spanning grades from PreK through 5th Grade levels between the hours of 8:00am-6:00 p.m., Monday Friday, as needed for that day, not to exceed 8 hours in a day. This includes time on Valley’s playground, as well as managing indoor learning activities.
• Possess a genuine appreciation and concern for the education and development of children • Maintain developmentally appropriate practices and possess strong group management skills
• Nurture kind and respectful relationships with children
• Maintain confidentiality and nurture healthy relationships with families
• Help maintain an inviting, safe, and organized environment

Valley School Standards of Teaching Effectiveness
• Model and respect the School’s Mission and Values
• Demonstrate a belief that all children can learn and recognize the different developmental stages, cultural backgrounds, learning styles, and passions that influence a child’s educational experience
• Use a variety of teaching strategies to meet the learning, social, and emotional needs of a wide range of diverse learners
• Create and effectively manage a positive and respectful classroom environment that promotes student learning while fostering kindness, self-expression, creativity, and respect for differences
• Actively support colleagues and collaborate with other teachers and specialists to meet each student’s needs and to ensure the overall quality of education
• Participate actively in the life of The Valley School
• Successful experience working with elementary school-age children
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to the contact information provided.
Contact Carla Holmes
Phone: (206) 328-4475
Fax: (206) 328-5877
318 30th Ave East, Seattle, WA 98112