Lead Building Substitute Role
This position reports to the Building Principal in a midsize urban school district located in the Capital region of Upstate New York. The Lead Building Substitute Teacher will work with teachers, families, and school leaders. The Lead Building Substitute Teacher will work in one designated building where they will have opportunities to support a variety of classrooms and special projects. The Lead Building Substitute Teacher will model leadership for all other substitute teachers. This position requires a high degree of innovation, enthusiasm and a spirit of collaboration.
Lead Building Substitute Teacher Expectations
- Work with students on all grade levels;
- Organize and support school staff and administration in supporting student engagement;
- Build relationships and collaborate with other staff;
- Support the development of school activities and other organizations that support student interests;
- Work directly with students to solve conflicts, discipline, and behavior situations with a student centered and restorative approach.
Lead Building Substitute Teacher Qualities
- Great interpersonal skills;
- Loves and understands the impact of Equity-based Culturally Responsive teaching;
- Belief in restorative approaches and works to eliminate punitive practices;
- Demonstrated effectiveness in developing relationships;
- Demonstrated ability to build alliances with a diverse group of stakeholders;
- Good problem solver;
- Growth mindset;
- Demonstrated ability to learn.
About Schenectady City Schools
With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement. Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.
The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133.The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender. This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.