Non-Certified Substitute Teacher in Amherst, NY

Autism Services, Inc. Posted: 2022-08-03

Amherst, NY 14228

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Location: Amherst, NY or Buffalo, NY

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:15 PM (Thursdays until 4:00 PM)

Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

A substitute teacher will supervise the classroom staff and follow the Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for each student. As the need arises, the Non-Certified Special Education Substitute Teacher will assume the role of a floating classroom substitute teacher as assigned by the Building Principal. If there are no teacher vacancies on a given day, the Certified Special Education Substitute Teacher will provide support as a floating Direct Support Professional to the classroom assigned by the Building Principal. All other responsibilities should be adhered to as written in the job description.

- Engages students in learning. The teacher clearly motivates students to perform assigned tasks according to their abilities. Communication is clear and accurate to students both orally and in writing. Interactions are always respectful. The teacher seeks ways to ensure successful learning for all students, making adjustments as needed to instructional plans and responding to students’ interests and needs.
- Demonstrates knowledge of students. The teacher demonstrates thorough knowledge of students’ backgrounds, skills and interests, and uses this knowledge to plan for individual learning and/or small groups of students. The Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and Present Level of Educational - -- Performance (PLEP) statements reflect understanding of student strengths and needs. Lesson plans and activities generally align to the New York State standards and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals.
- Assesses student learning. The teacher’s plan for student assessment is aligned with instructional goals. Clear assessment criteria are used to monitor and plan for on-going instruction for individual students. Student progress is measured and recorded through several means: informal observations, tracking book, monitoring, and frequent checks for understanding. Instruction is adjusted based on assessment outcomes. The teacher is fully aware of school and agency resources and knows how to gain access to resources for students who need them. Uses time, materials and resources effectively.

- Currently working towards a Bachelor or Master Degree in Education, Special Education preferred.
- Currently working towards a valid New York State teaching certification, Students with Disabilities preferred.
- Valid New York State driver’s license.
- One-year cumulative experience of working with people with disabilities preferred.
- Professional qualities that emphasize a commitment to the education of students with disabilities.

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