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Falk School - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20000483)
Substitute K-8 Teacher
Falk School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking substitute K-8 Teachers.
Substitute teaching is an essential part of the educational process. A substitute teacher is an individual who, in the absence of the classroom teacher, is responsible for providing instruction and managing the learning environment. It is essential that the substitute teacher follow the lesson plan provided by the absent teacher so that the curriculum continues to move forward.
Qualifications and Required Documents
Candidates should have successful teaching experience in an elementary classroom. They must be teachers who exhibit an authentic passion and enthusiasm for Progressive education. For full consideration, please attach all the required documents to your application.
Day to day job duties of a substitute teacher are determined by the classroom teachers or their designees, as they may vary depending upon the changing needs of the classroom(s) and student(s). Substitute teachers of any capacity are subject to daily reassignment, depending on the needs of the day.
* Reports to the office upon arrival for check-in and reviews the plans and schedules for the day.
* Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about school personnel.
* Assumes the responsibility for overseeing student behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods, and out-of-class settings.
* Executes instructional activities with individual students or small groups of students following the absent teacher's lesson plans.
* Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
* Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
* Moderate lifting/Moving of various items from 15-35 pounds.
* Moving of various items - up to 30 pounds.
* Manual dexterity to use office equipment.
* Work is performed in all areas of the school, grounds, and/or any area in which a school activity or function is taking place, includes field trips, work-based learning, etc.
* Exposed to varying degrees of temperature relative to the conditions occurring in nature outside.
Other duties may be required that are not enumerated here that are part of the classroom teacher's curriculum or duties.
Compensation is based on an hourly rate.
Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check. In addition, as required by Act 168 of 2014, candidate must satisfy the requirements stated on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
Other required attachments are: 1) Contact details for 3 professional references 2) PA Instructional Certificate or Equivalent 3) Proof of a TB test The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20000483
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.