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Substitute Teacher Job Description

A substitute teacher, just like any other teacher is the one responsible in providing knowledge and education to its students. There are some instances wherein a designated substitute teacher is assigned to teach just one child while there are some cases wherein a whole class students can be assigned to her.

A Substitute Teacher educates his/her students from a school or any other place conducive for studying like the library or even the student’s own home. When a substitute teacher teaches a student at home, then this now is called tutorial classes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • A substitute teacher ensures that correct and clear teaching standards are executed and met at all times.
  • A substitute teacher should be in charge of listening to some cases related to misconduct.
  • A substitute teacher should practice fairness at all times when dealing with certain situations but should also be sympathetic and understanding when the situation calls for it.
  • He or she must have enough knowledge of the topic or the subject that he or she teaches thus making him or her credible for it.
  • Should be willing to give advices to those students who are in need of it and especially those who need some guidance.
  • Should be able to identify what is lacking in every student and should have the ability to reassess them in order for them to learn best.

Degrees and Training to Become a Substitute Teacher

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