Substitute Teachers
Community Action of Pioneer Valley

Job Order #: 19523519

Ware, MA 01082

Part Time

20 hours per week

POSTED 8/18/2023

EXPIRES 11/16/2023

Job Description


Substitute Teachers


In coordination with the education staff, support children and educators in carrying out the daily curriculum and routines. Engage with children and follow the direction of the lead educator in the classroom. Follow policies and protocols of HS & ELP.

Essential Responsibilities

Demonstrate a commitment to quality early care and education programs. Candidate must be sensitive to diverse cultures and backgrounds, including families with lower incomes.
Produce documentation of a physical exam, MMR?s and TB risk upon hire and subsequently every two years.
Obtain First Aid certification within 6 months of employment.
Become knowledgeable about Early Education and Care Childcare Regulations, as well as Head Start requirements for early care and education.
Support the educator/adult supervisor in the management and supervision of the group of children.
Assist with set up and clean up of activities as appropriate.
Assist with food preparation and clean up, as appropriate. Follow state guidelines regarding food handling, such as using food service gloves when handling food and ensuring proper serving temperatures and covered dishes, etc.,
If on the bus as the Bus Monitor, complete daily passenger logs, pre and post bus trip inspections as required by EEC regulations. If not regularly scheduled, fill in for bus monitor as needed, completing daily passenger logs, pre and post trip bus inspections.
Follow HS & ELP Standard of Conduct
Adhere to agency confidentiality policies.
Maintain good in-house relationships with all other staff members.

Teacher Certified Substitutes

EEC Teacher certified substitutes may be asked to change diapers, or be alone with children if HS & ELP has adequately trained the substitute on the protocols of the individual site. These extra duties will be at the discretion of the site supervisor, and with permission of the Education Management team.

This list of responsibilities is not meant to be all-inclusive and may be adjusted to meet the operational needs of the agency.

Essential Qualifications:

Must be 16 years of age. Must complete a BRC before beginning assignment. Attend HS & ELP orientation regarding basic child care safety and protocols. Must work under direct supervision of a HS & ELP regular employee with a current EEC Teacher credential, BRC, and required qualifications at all times. The non-teacher qualified substitute/volunteer/youth worker may not have unsupervised contact with children, except when fully trained and functioning solely in the role of Bus Monitor (bus driver also present).

How To Apply

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$16.50 - $17.50 per hour


  • Major Medical
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Long Term Disability Leave

Benefit Details


Community Action of Pioneer Valley


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393 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301-0000