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Substitute Teacher

LifeScape Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description

Are you looking for some additional hours or just wanting to gain some wonderful experience working in Special Education? Join this wonderful team and start a exciting career in a field that truly makes a differance.

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.

Job Requirements

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 July 23, 2020
Date Closes October 31, 2020
Located In Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 25-2043.00 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
Zipcode 57106
Name Adam Geffre
Address 4100 S WESTERN Avenue
City, State and Zip SIOUX FALLS
Phone 605-444-9545

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Special Education
  • SpEd - Early Childhood Specialist
  • SpEd - Severe / Multiple Disabilities Specialist
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...