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OLV Human Services Uncertified Substitute Teacher in Lackawanna, New York


Hourly Rate: $21.00/hour

Job Summary:

Plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities. Substitute Teachers will be expected to do these responsibilities to the best of their capabilities on an “as needed” basis.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Creates an educational climate that promotes success, independence, a productive atmosphere, and provides students with encouragement, safety and stimulation.

  2. Refer to absent classroom teacher’s lesson plans and follow through with lessons/activities as described in those plans.

  3. Consult with classroom team, therapists, and/or supervisors for any pertinent information in relation to students or families.

  4. Promotes success, independence, a productive atmosphere, and provides students with encouragement, safety and stimulation.

  5. Prepares/implement lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of students based upon their Individual Education Plan (IEP).

  6. Demonstrate adequate knowledge of subject matter, critical and creative thinking and individualized instruction.

  7. Create and implement effective behavior management techniques or plans.

  8. Communicate effectively with parents (through notebooks, phone calls, conferences, district meetings, etc.).

  9. Complete log notes based on student goals as per the IEP (progress and/or regression) if appropriate-leave notes/feedback for absent teacher.

  10. Complies with all federal and state regulations and agency policies pertaining to HIPAA, false claims, whistleblower policies and all others.

  11. Performs all other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.


• Computer skills

• Communication both verbal and written

• Ability to learn on the job and change quickly as situations require

Minimum Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • No experience required


  • NYS Teaching Certification preferred, but not required.


  • New Hire Orientation

Physical Requirements:

The overall nature of the position is sedentary requiring little physical effort with occasional light physical exertion required. There is little, if any, exposure to environmental conditions

• The constant physical demand of the position is sitting.

• The frequent physical demands of the position are standing, walking, climbing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination.

• The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling.