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Substitute Teacher

LifeScape Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description


This position is responsible to provide educational assistance to either the Special Education Teacher or Lead Teaching Assistant/designee (LTA) in day-to-day educational procedures when the assigned classroom Teacher or LTA is not able to report to work. The Substitute Teacher will implement the plans of the designated Teacher according to a classrooms schedule and the behavioral and academic needs of the students served in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.


Provide expertise and direction, as well as problem-solving assistance, for classroom teaching assistant staff. 

  • Assumes all duties of the classroom Teacher and/or LTA.
  • Follows instructions/plans left by the classroom Teacher.
  • Ensures there are sufficient supplies in the classroom to carry out lesson plans.
  • Maintains normal classroom routines and discipline.
  • Spends the entire assignment working with and for the students.
  • Reports/communicates/collaborates regularly with classroom Teacher.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal.

Serve as a member of the education team.

  • Maintains and tracks daily educational/therapy related data.
  • Maintains and documents child specific behavioral supports.
  • Completes GERs (general event recordings).
  • Responds to codes (i.e. behavioral, code Adam, etc.).
  • Attends all relevant building-wide and educational meetings.



Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in education or related field. Minimum of two years of experience working with persons with disabilities and/or challenging behaviors is preferred.  Training in defensive driving preferred. 

Job Details

Date Posted November 1, 2017
Date Closes December 1, 2017
Located In Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type Part-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 10 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 4
SOC Category 25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors, All Other
Zipcode 57105
Name Nicole Jensen
Address 2501 W 26th Street
City, State and Zip Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone 605-444-9543

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