Gary Lighthouse Charter School: Primary Academy is currently seeking K-3rd Grade Substitute Teachers for the 2020-2021 academic year. Licensed substitute teachers are preferred. Substitutes will be called in for coverage as needed and will be eligible to make $12.50 per hour worked ($100 for a full 8-hour day).
Lighthouse Academy (LHA) substitute teachers are more than instructional staff members and classroom managers. They help transform children’s lives by creating opportunities for a brighter future. We are seeking teachers who will make the commitment to teach with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying these essential qualities:
Past experiences and actions reflect a commitment to the LHA mission, vision, core values
A passion and ability to build and sustain the LHA K-12 model in a high need, urban environment
Work in schools that demonstrates a sense of urgency and the relentless pursuit of high academic student achievement
Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to communication and work styles of others
Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative
Belief in the power of collaboration and works to build a collaborative culture with LHA network, community, staff, families and students
A Lighthouse Academy substitute teacher works to create and enhance a culture of achievement and respect where high expectations and results are the norm. All substitute teachers are responsible for demonstrating significant and measurable academic gains, each year, with the students they teach. All substitute teachers’ actions must always be aligned with our mission, vision, core values and education program. The essential functions for our substitute teachers are as follows:
Implement lesson plans left by classroom teacher; ensure all material is covered.
Adhere to the daily routine and schedule provided by classroom teacher.
Consult with Director of Instruction if additional materials and activities are needed.
Present academic content through a variety of instructional strategies to reach all learners.
Maintain a safe and productive learning environment. Implement classroom procedures, systems, and routines that provide structure for students and maximize instructional time.
Communicate and enforce high expectations and standards for behavior and academic performance, aligned with the LHA School Culture Guide and Responsive Classroom, to maintain a strong culture of achievement and respect.
Establish, model, practice, and reinforce age-appropriate rules and logical consequences
Communicate outcome of the day to classroom teacher through note or communication log.
Fulfill all outlined and related functions professionally, timely and thoroughly.