Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona, United States

Substitute Teacher

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Job Description


The job of the short-term or long-term Substitute Teacher is to supervise the classroom and teach the lesson left by an absent teacher or create lesson plans in correlation with the AZ standards for a long-term assignment. The Substitute Teacher is responsible for the well-being and safety of the students, taking attendance, maintaining a functioning classroom, utilizing classroom management skills, leaving a clean classroom, and teaching the provided curriculum.


1. Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures.

2. Serves as a substitute teacher for assigned campus and class(es).

3. Teaches provided lesson plans / create lesson plans if needed.

4. Maintain a functioning classroom

5. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

6. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned.

7. Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.

8. Maintains a neat and orderly classroom. Straightens chairs, tables, clears white board, etc.

9. Ensures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.

10. Adheres to emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.

11. Adheres to all school policies, procedures and regulations.

12. Differentiate lesson plans for a variety of learners.

13. Maintain grade books and meet reporting deadlines. Support teacher grading for long term in house subbing assignments.

14. Communicate with families regarding student academics and behavior if needed in a long-term assignment.

15. Communicate professionally with peers, supervisors, parents, and students.

16. Attend student Individualized Education Plan meetings as required.

  • Bachelors Degree (Preferred)
  • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Bilingual is Spanish (Preferred)
  • Teaching experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions
  • Valid Arizona Teacher Certificate or Substitute Certificate (Preferred)

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.


This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended or is implied to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. All employees are accountable for understanding and complying with all corporate policies and procedures as well as any program specific policies and procedures. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

This job description is subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.