Substitute Teacher (Brighton Park)

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Pathways In Education (PIE) is an Alternative Learning Opportunities Program (ALOP) serving grades 9-12 in the Chicago community. Pathways considers the unique needs of every student, allowing access to small group classes, guided independent study, online courses, and experiential learning, to address each student’s individual strengths and needs.

Are you an educator that wants to make an impact in students’ lives? Do you believe that every student should have the opportunity for success? If so, Pathways is the place for you! PIE is looking for educators that are warm, outgoing, authentic, passionate and inspiring. PIE places great emphasis on the student-teacher relationship, a critical component to the development of students’ personal, emotional, and academic well-being.

Pathways In Education is looking for a Substitute Teacher with an IL Substitute Permit to work at the Brighton Park center in Chicago. The Substitute Teacher will have the following responsibilities:

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*

Substitute Teaching

– provide instructional teaching duties while teacher is away

-student work product accountability

-manage student attendance

-contact parents/students

-communicate with teacher of record upon their return

-grading student work

-communicate weekly schedule with supervisors

B. General Support
– provide instructional teaching support to assist center teaching staff as needed

-communicate with supervisors

-assist with grading

-assist staff with center organization

-support center with additional grading support

-proactively manages personal schedule to support needs of center(s)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software.
Excellent written & oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate with co-workers, students/parents, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
Strong organizational and proofreading skills, with attention to detail.
Ability to follow up on task commitments and give updates as needed.
Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining courtesy and professionalism.
Ability to travel as needed.

Ability to make decisions, exercising reasonable independent judgment and discretion with minimal guidance and/or supervision.
Education and Experience:

Minimum BA degree or equivalent
Possession of an Illinois Substitute permit

Please use the following link to complete our online application.