Substitue Teacher

Bishop , CA

Bishop Paiute Tribe

Posted On: Aug-27-2018
Status: This Job is Closed
Hourly / Pay Range T-3 $12.36 - $17.30; On-Call - As Needed

General Duties: 


To provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips); to promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of  preschool children in line with  relevant Head Start  standards; to encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program; to develop individual goals for children based on  continual assessment and evaluation of progress to develop the skills required to facilitate a successful transition into kindergarten.




  • Maintains daily lesson plan book and is responsible for the ordered learning environment and décor of the classroom. 
  • Supervises children individually and in small groups. Should be constantly aware of the needs of every child. Considers the individual child in relationship to his cultural and social economic background - treating each child and their parents with dignity and respect.  Implements methods for effectively utilizing the services of classroom aides and volunteer assistants.
  • Attends all mandatory events as instructed by the Director
  • Assumes an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff. 
  • Plans and implements methods of establishing positive liaison with parents and staff.
  • Any other tasks instructed by the Director that is deemed necessary for the smooth operation of Head Start.  Responsible for own class record keeping and entering data into the software program.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervise Teacher Aide for their classroom. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Decision Making-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully to make the responsible decision.
  • Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings. 
  • Customer Oriented – the individual delivers excellent service to both internal and external customers in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Time Management—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans. • Detail Oriented—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. 
  • Reliability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance. • Organized—the individual keeps clean and organized workspace and projects. • Motivated—the individual inspires self and others about them to get the job done and follow through on tasks. 


Experience and Education:  

  • Possess or in the process of an Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Possess or in the process of obtaining a State of California State Preschool Teaching Permit.
  • Fingerprint and background clearance and Pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Show proof of having had a current medical examination, TB skin test and Hepatitis inoculation. If requirements are not current must consent and complete before employment and be maintained annually.
  • Comply with the Driving Policy, Drug, Alcohol and Contraband-Free Policy and Pre-Employment Selection Policy.
  • Possess CPR and First Aid certification and a food-handling certificate, or willing to take classes immediately upon hire.