Shawnee Heights USD 450

Substitute Teacher (JUL16-10)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher
Posting IDJUL16-10

Title:  Substitute Teacher 


Pay:  Substitute teacher pay for the current school year is $100.00/full day and $55.00/half-day.


Purpose and Objectives of the Position:  Implement lessons plans in the absence of the teacher creating a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students.  To accomplish these tasks, the Substitute Teacher works closely with the staff and administration of the district.



  • Maintain a positive learning environment and respond to the individual needs of the students.
  • Implement effective lessons in the absence of the teacher.
  • Ensure that district policies are observed during all activities.
  • Create a safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Keep all children in the classroom under supervision at all times. 
  • Be familiar with fire exits, fire and tornado drill procedures.  Review notes for the day, take attendance and follow the lesson plans of the teacher.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all students and staff.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to circumstances.  Exhibit good judgment and use appropriate language or behavior while on assignment.


  • Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Leave detailed notes for the teacher on any issues experienced during the day.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal or Office.

Documentation required for Substitute Teaching include:

  • Certified Shawnee Heights Application
  • Resume
  • Current Kansas Teaching License – (Certified, Substitute or Emergency)
  • Completed Substitute Information Sheet
  • TB Test Verified by a Physician or Nurse
  • KBI Release of Information Background Check

Terms of Employment:  This is an on-call as needed 9 month position, with no benefits.

 Employment requires approval by the Shawnee Heights Board of Education.


Salary to be established by the Board.  


Evaluation:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the USD 450 Board of Education’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel and this job description.


Please call and schedule an appointment with the Substitute Coordinator, to complete the required employment forms.  Phone: (785) 730-5010

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary RangeSubstitute
LocationDistrict Wide Position

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/27/2018

Job Contact

NameLisa DevenaTitleSubstitute Coordinator