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Joliet Public School District 86

Substitute Teacher

Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL


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Substitute Classroom Teacher (Elementary, Jr. High and Special Education)


Certified Personnel

9 Months

Non – Bargaining Unit Position


Daily Pay: $115.00 for a full day or $57.50 for a half day


Under the direct supervision of the building principal, the substitute classroom teacher will continue to offer the same quality educational program as the regular employed teacher.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.


Professional Educator License with Self Contained General Education Endorsement or Substitute Required Endorsement.

Applicants must possess effective behavior management skills.

Excellent listening and speaking skills.

Able to assist students with academic subject matter.

Appropriate interpersonal skills.

Good classroom management skills.

Uses a variety of instructional strategies to present material to students.


Reviews with the principal, assistant principal all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day.

Implements the District 86 curriculum, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of School Inspectors.

Implements the existing plans of the regular teacher when the substitute is employed for only one or two days for the same regular teacher.

Executes all necessary planning, organization, student evaluation and grade reporting when the substitute is employed for three or more days for the same regular teacher.

Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

Evaluates student academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents, if appropriate, through conferences and other means to discuss student progress and interpret the school program.

Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems.

Creates an effective environment for learning by utilizing displays or bulletin boards.

Maintains professional competence.

Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.

Communicates with the regular teacher regarding activities which took place while the regular teacher was absent.

To seek assistance from or through the building principal or other support personnel to improve the instructional program or to solve specific problems.

Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.

Performs all other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Employee experiences constant interruptions and inflexible deadlines. The noise level in this environment is quiet to moderate. Duties are performed primarily indoors and occasionally outdoors. In-district and out-of-town travel required as necessary for training and/or to carry out duties and responsibilities.

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Joliet Public School District 86


Substitute Teacher Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL, United States


Location: Joliet, IL

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Joliet Public Schools District 86 will partner with our community to create a safe and innovative instructional environment to empower all students to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and productive members of society.