Part Time

Hebrew Substitute Teacher

Portland Jewish Academy 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland OR

SUMMARY: The Substitute Classroom Teacher is responsible to follow lesson plans and ensure
continuity in classroom lessons and activities while the classroom instructor is away. This position
maintains an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, social and emotional
development of students in classrooms and in a variety of other school-related settings.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Assume responsibility for continuing the instructional process in an assigned classroom and grade
level. Execute lesson plans as written; create and maintain a classroom environment conducive
to learning; encourage student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good
study habits. Provide progress and interim reports as required.
2. Manage classroom environment. Apply reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate
discipline techniques within PJA guidelines. Take necessary and reasonable precautions to
protect students, equipment, material and facilities. Share responsibility during the school day for
supervision of students in all areas of the school. Ensure that students are supervised when
circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.
3. Evaluate accomplishments of students as required using multiple assessment methods. Respect
the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and Instructors in
accordance with accepted professional ethics and State and Federal laws.
4. Communicates with the absent teacher as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to
perform the duties of the position is qualifying. This would typically include:
Knowledge of the Hebrew language.
Responsible experience as a teacher in an independent day school, public school, or Jewish Studies Program.
Current certification is desired but not required
Knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching.
Knowledge of differentiated instruction theory.
Ability to attend to students for extended periods of time in a variety of settings.
Ability to teach and interact effectively with children.
Ability to meet and deal courteously and effectively with other teachers, administrators, support staff, parents, and the public.

$100 half day flat rate for under 4 hours $200 full day flat rate for 4 hours and over