Substitute Teachers for 2017-2018 School Year
FSI is seeking talented Substitute Teachers for current year as well as the 2017-2018 school year for Grades 5 – 12. Substitute teachers provide short-term classroom coverage on an as-needed basis, to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms. The role of the substitute teacher is varied and requires flexibility, cooperation, and collaboration.
About The Franklin School of Innovation:
The Franklin School of Innovation (FSI) is a rigorous, project-based, interdisciplinary, charter middle and high school in Asheville, NC that uses the Expeditionary Learning model (www.elschools.org).
FSI prepares students in grades 5 -12 to create their own futures. The school is currently serving grades 6 – 11 and will build to grades 5 – 12 adding a grade each subsequent year.
Reports To – Executive Director
In the absence of the regular classroom teacher to help students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.
Substitute teachers may be assigned a lead or supporting role in a classroom, depending on grade level, discipline and student needs. Substitute teachers may work with 25 -30 students. The role of the substitute teacher is varied, and requires flexibility, cooperation and collaboration. We seek to hire individuals with a deep respect for children, strong classroom management skills and experience working with diverse populations.
Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:
- Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign out procedures as prescribed by the principal.
- Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
- Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and learning targets as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons or projects assigned.
- Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
- Maintains a neat and orderly classroom. Straightens chairs, tables, clears chalkboard, etc.
- Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures.
- Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school policies.
- Ensures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.
- May perform duties usually required of absent teacher such as lunchroom duty, hall monitoring, etc.
- Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
- Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
- Knows school procedures and regulations.
- Performs other related duties as directed by principal.
- High school diploma with minimum of 60-college credits; Bachelor’s preferred
- NC K-12 Teaching Certificate a plus.
- Experience working with children in an educational setting is required.
- Knowledge of Expeditionary Learning model is a plus.
- Knowledge and experience implementing educational practices consistent with The Franklin School of Innovation educational approach is desired.
- A Background Investigation is required.
Compensation: $80 – $103 per day based on experience and qualifications.
Through Expeditionary Learning teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards.
Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line and specify if you have a preference of working in the Middle School or High School.