Early Education Substitute Teacher – Austin – ONSITE ONLY

Early Education Substitute Teacher – Austin – ONSITE ONLY

Jeremiah Program disrupts the cycle of poverty by providing education in both residential and non-residential programs for single mothers and their children. Our Child Development Centers are looking for experienced substitute teachers to work onsite with pre-K students and support our mission. Shifts are 8 hours and opportunities are available in our infant, toddler and pre-K classrooms.

Our teachers develop the intellectual, emotional and physical growth of our children while promoting the physical and emotional safety of the Center. Teachers are also responsible for maintaining records as required by DHS and collaborating with parents and cross-team members to ensure the progress of children.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implement approved curriculum for children, develop lesson plans that ensure the progress of the entire class and maintain up-to-date notes.
  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that stimulates and is conducive to learning.
  • Manage classroom inventory of supplies and materials and ensure classroom, storage areas, changing room, indoor and outdoor play areas are attractive, sanitary, orderly, and in compliance with governing bodies.
  • Serve meals according to USDA/CACFP meal portion guidelines.
  • Ensure children are always supervised in the classroom, hallways and offsite activities.
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, including maintaining accurate and complete files and reporting observed or suspected abuse.
  • Administer child assessments using the ASQ tool as prescribed.
  • Develop and maintain positive, respectful relationships with parents that enhance their child’s education and development
  • Complete daily individual written reports to parents that communicate classroom activities and changes in child development, behavior, and well-being.
  • Conduct Family Goal Planning meetings and Parent-Teacher conferences.
  • Encourage and participate in center parent involvement initiatives. (e.g. Preschool graduation).
  • Develop growth plans regarding child’s development and other support resources in collaboration with parents, co-teacher and our program’s Family Coach when necessary.
  • Provide resource referral for parental questions and concerns.
  • Provide and promote healthy boundaries and confidentiality at all times.

What You Will Need

  • Meet and maintain State teacher qualifications and quality system rating requirements
  • Passion for early childhood education and comprehensive knowledge of current child development practices.
  • CPR and First Aid certified (preferred).
  • Understanding of State and local childcare program licensing requirements or ability to quickly familiarize yourself with them
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, complete work on time and work independently.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Proficiency in computer skills (i.e. Microsoft, Sharepoint).

Please apply online to join our dedicated team of educators and support the mission of Jeremiah Program. Please include your resume and availability for onsite hours.