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Title
Substitute Teachers

Description
JOB SUMMARY:  
Provide appropriate  
instruction to students and  
insure that the students  
meet the West Virginia  
College and Career Readiness  
Standards and Objectives for  
the grade level and subject  
area assigned while  
maintaining a safe,  
nurturing, and orderly  
learning environment. 
 
PERFORMANCE  
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Report to building  
principal or her/his  
designee upon arrival at the  
school building. 
• Review with the  
principal or principal’s  
designee all plans and  
schedules to be followed  
during the teaching day  
including any assigned  
duties. 
• Maintain as fully as  
possible the established  
routines and procedures of  
the school and classroom to  
which he/she is assigned. 
• Utilize teaching  
aides effectively and  
satisfactorily. 
• Make effective use  
of the lesson plans provided  
by the regular teacher  
and/or develop appropriate  
plans with assistance, as  
directed by an  
administrator, when lesson  
plans are not available in  
the classroom. 
• Maintain appropriate  
records including checking  
assignments, recording  
grades, student assignments  
for homework, projects and  
the necessary clerical work  
required to maintain student  
records for the teacher who  
is absent as directed and/or  
collect and organize work  
for the absent teacher 
• Maintain good room  
appearance and physical  
condition. 
• Monitor the care and  
use of classroom supplies,  
equipment, and furniture. 
• Monitor technology  
care and usage. 
• Maintain a positive  
emotional climate in the  
room. 
• Develop an  
appropriate student-teacher  
relationship. 
 
 
 
• Demonstrate  
professionalism in demeanor,  
dress and grammar at all  
times. 
• Engage in effective  
communication with students. 
• Consistently monitor  
students by using active  
supervision strategies. 
• Follow the same time  
schedule for reporting and  
departing the school as the  
regular teacher. 
• Follow the schools’  
disciplinary procedures and  
report serious behavioral  
incidents to the  
administration at timely as  
possible. 
• Work cooperatively  
with the administration and  
teachers in the assigned  
school. 
• Consult, as  
appropriate, with the  
building principal before  
initiating any teaching or  
other procedure not  
specified by the regular  
classroom teacher. 
• Provide written  
notes on the day’s  
activities at the conclusion  
of each teaching day. 
• Follow all policies,  
rules, and procedures to  
which regular teachers are  
subject and which good  
teaching practice dictates. 
• Follow the Employee  
Code of conduct. 
• Register in the  
Upshur County Schools  
automated substitute calling  
system. 
• Perform other  
related tasks as assigned by  
the principal. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Hold or be eligible to  
receive a teaching  
certificate/licensing to  
teach in the specializations  
and grade levels, pursuant  
to WV Code §18A-3-2, or  
possess a valid Long-Term or  
Short-Term Substitute  
Teaching Permit as needed  
for the substitute  
assignment; Criminal  
background check conducted  
pursuant to WV Code §18-5- 
15c and/or §18A-3-10, as  
appropriate, and pre- 
employment screenings 
 
To perform this job  
successfully, an individual  
must be able to perform each  
essential duty  
satisfactorily. The  
requirements listed above  
are representative of the  
knowledge, skill, and/or  
ability required.  

Job Location or School Name
UCS

City
Buckhannon

County
Upshur

Qualifications
Persons must be certified in  
the  
respective subject area.

Salary
Commensurate with degree and experience

Closing Date
2019-12-31

Comments
Posting #SP190501 
 
A complete posting can be  
found at all Upshur County  
Schools locations. 
 
Applicants for professional  
positions shall submit: 
Professional Bid Sheet(see  
website), 
letter of application, copy  
of certification,  
transcript

Apply to
Dr. Debra Harrison 
Upshur County Schools 
Assistant Superintendent 
102 Smithfield Street 
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Job URL
http://www.upshurschools.com

County Contact Email
dmharrison@k12.wv.us

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