Texas Secondary Social Studies Substitute Teacher, School Year
Company: Connections Academy
Location: Texas City
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Working from your secure and distraction-free home office,
certified Substitute Teachers will virtually support the learning
program for students in Connections Academy schools across the
country. Using the telephone, Internet and various curriculum
tools, the Substitute Teacher will consult frequently and regularly
with students, Learning Coaches and school personnel to ensure that
each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.
The Secondary Social Studies Substitute Teacher will act as teacher
of record at various Connections Academy schools during periods of
short- or long-term absences or vacancies ranging from, but not
limited to, 2-20 weeks, with the average assignment being 8-12
weeks in length. This is a part-time position with no benefits.
The duties of a Substitute Teacher include, but are not limited
When on assignment, be online and available to students, parents,
and school staff Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in
the time zone of the school to:
Communicate with parents, students and other teachers on a regular
basis to develop and update individualized learning plans and
schedules, provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional
approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments, and
verify student learning.
Complete all grading, generate progress reports, and conduct parent
conferences in a timely manner, as instructed by the school.
Support the instructional program through a combination of
synchronous and asynchronous web conferencing sessions
Support students and parents with alternate instructional
strategies, and assistance with daily assignments and projects.
Keep student records and data up to date, including cumulative
files, online student and family information, attendance
accounting, and student logs.
Work with counselors and special educators to ensure that
individual student needs are met, providing frequent updates on
student behaviors and activities in the classroom.
When not on assignment, actively check email to remain informed of
upcoming assignments and important Substitute Services updates.
Meet at least monthly with an assigned Substitute Services
supervisor via video conferencing software, whether on or off
Complete required professional learning targeted at individual
needs throughout the year.
Maintain active certifications.
View this video for a brief overview of the position
Highly qualified and certified to teach Secondary Social Studies in
Must be certified Texas Core Subjects 4-8; or Social Studies 7-12
or 8-12; or Social Studies Composite
Multiple state certifications a plus
Ability to obtain certification in other states as requested
Bachelors degree or higher
Maintain a dedicated, distraction-free home working environment
where all business activities will occur.
When on assignment, must be available Monday through Friday during
assigned school hours (typically 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the schools
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment that
requires significant flexibility, effective prioritization of
tasks, self-direction, and creativity
Understanding of IEP/504 plans and how they can be implemented in a
Excellent attention to detail, and strong time management and
Proven commitment to student achievement
Strong technology skills (experience with learning management
systems, Microsoft Office programs, and Google Apps preferred)
Reliable, high-speed internet access
Microsoft OS- and Microsoft Office-equipped computer required (PC
Customer-focused approach and team-player track record
May not provide care for others during normal school hours while on
assignment. Alternative care arrangements must be made
May not be employed in another job during normal school hours while
Complete required orientation and training programs within 30 days
of hire, and at the beginning of each school year
Ability to work occasional evening hours, as needed, to support
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