Teacher Substitute Application
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General Position Description
The Substitute Service supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education.  S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Substitutes assist the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. Teacher Substitutes are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. This Position Reports to Director.

Key Responsibilities
·         Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and
          encourage participation by children.
·         Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and
          availability of classroom materials.
·         Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
·         Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
·         Follow all center policies and state regulations.
·         Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
·         Professional child care experience.
·         High energy.
·         Ability to work well with others.
·         Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
·         Access to email and internet.
·         An understanding of child development.
·         Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
·         Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification a plus.
·         Professional Development as required by the Department of  Human Services.
·         Must provide past employment and personal references.
·         Must clear full background check.
·         Must pass health screening.

Educational Requirements
·         High School Diploma or GED
·         Preferred: college credit in early childhood education or relate field of study. CDA or 6 hours of ECE credit preferred.

Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift 40 lbs, sit on the floor for interaction with children, be active on the playground, and be outside in hot and cold temperatures.

Employment Type
Full /Part day and week options. Self-selection of childcare centers in which to work. Daily employment scheduled directly with the childcare center.

Wage
$9.00/Hour

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* 1. Today's Date

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* 2. Contact Information

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* 3. Are you a citizen of the United States

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* 4. If hired, can you furnish proof of eligibility?

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* 5. Are you 18 years or older?

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* 6. Can you perform the essential function of the position for which you are applying?

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* 7. Have you ever worked or attended school under another name?

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* 8. Have you ever worked for this organization?

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* 9. Have you ever applied here before?

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* 10. Are you presently employed?

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* 11. Have you ever been fired or asked to resign from a job?

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* 12. Have you ever been convicted of a felony violation?

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* 13. If employed by us, do you expect to be employed elsewhere?

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* 14. Name and Address of High School you attended

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* 15. Years you attended High School:

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* 16. Did you graduate high school or earn your GED?

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* 17. Did you attend college?

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* 18. Address of College or University you attended (type N/A in each text box if not applicable to you)

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* 19. Did you attend graduate school?

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* 20. Address of graduate school you attended (type N/A in each text box if not applicable to you)

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* 21. Other Education or Training

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* 22. Do you have other skills or training that would be helpful for the job?

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* 23. Employment History/Employer #1 Please list employers starting with the most recent. A job offer will be contingent on acceptable references from employers.

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* 24. Employment History: Employer #2

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* 25. Employment History: Employer #3

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* 26. Employment History: Employer #4

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* 27. Volunteer Activities and Professional Memberships:   Organization #1

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* 28. Organization #2

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* 29. Organization #3

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* 30. References: Reference #1

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* 31. Reference #2

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* 32. Reference #3

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* 33. I hereby certify that all the information provided in this employment application is true and complete. I understand that false information or the omission of information may disqualify my candidacy and may be grounds for termination. I further understand that I am applying to a Drug Free Workplace and may be required to submit to testing for the presence of drugs as a condition for employment.

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