Immediate Opening - Substitute Teacher Pool

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About InspireNOLA 

As the highest performing open-admission charter network in the city of New Orleans, InspireNOLA is working to inspire and transform an educational movement where students can develop the academic and personal skills necessary to be prepared for college, their community and the world. InspireNOLA currently operates seven public charter schools and educates over 5,500 students, the majority of whom are African American and qualify for free or reduced lunch. With a focus on providing outstanding instruction and differentiated support to meet the needs of all students, InspireNOLA is achieving outstanding results and is a model for excellence within the education community. The work of our team makes a profound and enduring contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans. 

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Position Summary 

InspireNOLA Charter Schools is seeking a passionate, talented, and dedicated part-time substitute teachers for the 2020-2021 academic year. The part-time substitute teacher is responsible for providing classroom coverage for a teacher who is absent. The part-time substitute teacher works the regular hours of the absent classroom teacher during his/her absence. We are pursuing candidates who are committed to the intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth of our students. 
Position Qualifications & Competencies 

  • Belief in the mission and values of InspireNOLA;  
  • Two or more years of teaching experience (preferred); No certification is required but preference is given to those eligible for, or in possession of, appropriate Louisiana teaching certificate in the subject;
  • Possess familiarity with content area and strong classroom management skills;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with school team, families and community members;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Teaches content and skills in subject area utilizing designated curriculum;
  • Execute lesson plans and supplementary materials provided upon arrival;
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students;
  • Prepares report cards, keeps appropriate and accurate records to include attendance reports, interims, and other record-keeping activities as necessary under the supervision of the administrative team; 
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment; 
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students; 
  • Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the working day; 
  • Exemplify InspireNOLA’s core values in all interactions with students and their families to demonstrate your commitment to students’ academic and behavioral success; 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Skills and Characteristics 

  • Belief in the mission and values of InspireNOLA; 
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs; 
  • Commitment to InspireNOLA students, families, and staff;  
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to help our students reach excellence;  
  • Ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively.  

Compensation & Benefits 
Part-time Substitute Teachers are part-time employees and are paid an hourly wage of $15.00/hour. 

InspireNOLA is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.   

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