21-22 Substitute Teacher (Austin)

KIPP Texas Public Schools
Austin, TX
Substitute Teacher
General Education
Pre-Kindergarten - 12th

Please apply directly to the position using this link: https://smrtr.io/5YMxP

Substitute Teachers are part-time, as-needed workers and are paid a daily rate of $120/day, with the potential to earn more while serving in long-term positions.

Please Note: Substitute Teachers are hired on a rolling and as-needed basis, your application may remain in our pool for an extended time period based on demand-based needs

Substitute teachers help students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.


  • Reviews the plans and schedule to be followed during the teaching day with the school leader or designated teacher
  • Teaches the lessons prepared by the absent teacher
  • Reports in writing, on the form provided, the day’s activities at the conclusion of each day and provides other feedback as requested by the school leader
  • Follows all district policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates
  • Consults, as appropriate, with the school leader before initiating any lesson or other procedure not specified in the teacher’s plans

Student Management

  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classrooms to which he/she is assigned
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in class and at other times during the school day as requested
  • Maintains appropriate student behavior at all times throughout the school day for assigned students

Professional Development

  • Keeps informed about current educational trends and new methods in education
  • Utilizes the practices and procedures in the Substitute Teachers’ Handbook distributed annually by KIPP Texas Public Schools

School/Community Relations

  • Maintains good relations with the faculty and staff of the district
  • Treats information about students and staff with the utmost confidence


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university


  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, curriculum content, and classroom management.
  • Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community.
  • Experience collaborating with team members and providing constructive and instructive feedback
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative

Compensation and Benefits:

Substitute teachers are classified as part-time and work on an as-needed basis. Your hours will be varied, depending on the needs of the schools and your personal availability.

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