Long Term Substitute - Art Teacher (.5 - AM ONLY)
Stow Munroe Falls City School District
 Stow, OH


Long Term Substitute

High School Art

Ohio License to teach Art.

Beginning February 3, 2020 for approximately eight weeks

Pay is $105 per day



Title: TEACHER File 305

Reports to: Principal

Job Objective: Plans, implements, and assesses student learning experiences. Helps students make appropriate choices. Encourages parental involvement.


• Valid state department of education license/certificate appropriate for the position.


• Meets all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, etc.).

  • A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.
  • Complies with drug-free workplace rules and board policies.
  • Keeps current with technology and other innovations related to program functions.


• Teaches classes as scheduled. Maintains a thorough understanding of subject material. Creates

Functions: effective student learning experiences. Documents teaching performance objectives. Uses formal and informal assessment strategies to monitor and manage student learning.

  • Upholds board policies and follows administrative guidelines/procedures. Promotes a professional image of the school district. Encourages community partnerships that enhance district programs.
  • Promotes effective communications and assistance. Uses problem-solving techniques to tactfully address questions/concerns. Refers district policy/procedure questions to administrators.
  • Prepares the assigned classroom or instructional area. Develops lesson plans that align with state standards and the district's adopted courses of study/curriculum goals.
  • Evaluates the academic needs of students. Develops meaningful educational activities that engage and stimulate student learning. Varies instructional techniques to address diverse learning styles.
  • Helps students take full advantage of the learning environment (e.g., use of instructional/media resources, access/proximity to activities, etc.).
  • Communicates expectations, provides guidance, and shows an active interest in student progress.
  • Facilitates self-reliance, problem-solving, critical-thinking, creativity, and performance skills.
  • Plans collaborative student learning activities that encourage positive peer relationships.
  • Collaborates with other staff. Shares knowledge and resources that enhance student learning.
  • Upholds the student conduct code. Implements effective pupil management procedures. Maintains a positive learning environment. Helps parents/students understand academic objectives, behavioral standards, and performance expectations.
  • Consults with support personnel to address student concerns (e.g., excessive absences, at-risk behavior, mental/physical health, family/peer relations, etc.).
  • Collaborates with staff to implement and monitor behavior management plans when required.
  • Supports an inclusive educational environment. Provides opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in appropriate learning activities.
  • Initiates referrals for student assistance as needed. Meets mandated paperwork deadlines. Helps the intervention assistance team (IAT) prepare plans for eligible students.
  • Helps prepare and implement Section 504, Individualized Education Plans (IEP), and/or other interventions for assigned students meeting eligibility requirements.
  • Proctors district testing activities as directed. Upholds security procedures. Helps students with content-area preparation activities.
  • Maintains accurate records and submits reports on time.
  • Evaluates student achievement/performance. Prepares progress reports. Consults with parents as needed (e.g., phone calls, notes, meetings, etc.).
  • Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
  • Promotes the proper use, care, and security of school property.
  • Takes precautions to ensure safety. Monitors situations that may indicate a problem. Provides appropriate student supervision. Works with supervisors to manage or eliminate risk factors.
  • Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law.
  • Supervises non-classroom activities when assigned.
  • Participates in staff meetings, conferences, and other required school activities.
  • Encourages parent organizations and supports school-sponsored activities.
  • Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals.
  • Strives to develop rapport with others. Models positive attributes (e.g., proper etiquette, correct grammar, neat appearance, cooperation, enthusiasm, dependability, etc.).
  • Provides prompt notification of absences. Ensures that student lists and teaching materials are readily available for substitutes.
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

Abilities The following personal characteristics and skills are important for the successful performance

Required: of assigned duties.

  • Acknowledges personal accountability for decisions and conduct.
  • Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work environment.
  • Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.
  • Exhibits consistency, resourcefulness, and resilience.
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
  • Organizes tasks and manages time effectively. Meets deadlines despite time constraints.
  • Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.
  • Uses diplomacy and exercises self-control when dealing with other individuals.

Working To promote safety, employees are expected to exercise caution and comply with safety regulations

Conditions: and district policies/procedures when involved in the following situations/conditions.

  • Balancing, bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, and standing.
  • Exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.
  • Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
  • Interactions with aggressive, disruptive, and/or unruly individuals.
  • Operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
  • Lifting, carrying, and moving work-related supplies/equipment.
  • Traveling to meetings and work assignments.

Performance Job performance is evaluated according to policy provisions and contractual agreements adopted

Evaluation: by the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District Board of Education.

The Stow-Munroe Falls City School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. This job description identifies general responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed. This document is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, and other unforeseen events.