Long-Term Substitute – 1st Grade Teacher

About the School:
Corpus Christi Catholic School welcomes all children, enriches their knowledge, nurtures their faith, and builds their character in a Catholic Christian environment. We are located on the north side of Holland, MI.

About the Position
We are seeking a long-term substitute for a maternity leave beginning in late January and lasting 6-8 weeks. The primary role of a long-term substitute teacher is instructing students, either using lesson plans and materials provided by the teacher or by enacting new lesson plans. Long term substitute teachers need to be able to convey information to students to prepare them for testing, achieve curriculum goals, and ensure that the teacher’s absence does not cause an interruption in classroom instruction. The position follows the regular school schedule and calendar (M-F, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM). Compensation will be $120/day.

Job Description:
• Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate
• Create or adjust lesson plans as necessary
• Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans
• Grade classwork, homework and tests
• Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
• Maintain a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment
• Supervise students out of class such as in the hallways and at recess
• Model teachings of the Catholic Church in a faith-based school environment

Applicant Qualifications:
• Virtus-Trained or willing to be
• Background and criminal history check
• Demonstrated experience working with children required
• Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate required
• Special Education experience preferred
• Bilingual applicants preferred
• Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
• Setting the proper tone from the beginning for classroom management
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Proficient in written communication
• Expert in multitasking and problem solving
• Ability to maintain professional and pedagogical expertise
• Practicing Catholic with a commitment to faith education

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and letter of introduction, along with a diocesan employment application located here, to:
Principal Jennifer Liniewski
12100 Quincy St.
Holland, MI 49424
jenniferliniewski@dogrschools.org

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