Falls Church City Public Schools - Falls Church, VA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $23,000 - $33,000 a year
Falls Church City Public Schools is seeking Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals for the 2018-2019 school year.


In the absence of the classroom teacher or paraprofessional, the substitute provides instruction, encourages student's progress and manages the learning environment.


  • Report to the principal or designee upon arrival at the school
  • Implement existing lesson plans, ensuring the integrity of academic time and motivating students to learn and participate
  • Maintain the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned
  • Follow the lesson plans provided by the absent teacher or paraprofessional
  • Interact in a professional manner with students and parents
  • Encourage, monitor and promote student progress
  • Maintain student confidentiality
  • Oversee pupil behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods, and out-of-class settings
  • Provide a brief report in writing on the day's activities at the conclusion of each day for the teacher
  • Work cooperatively with all school personnel
  • Follow all policies, rules, and procedures to which teachers are subjected and good teaching practice dictates
  • Adhere to the established policies and regulations of the School Board
  • Perform other duties as required

  • The ability to manage classroom situations and provide instructions according to plans as prepared by the classroom teacher or paraprofessional
  • The ability to provide a classroom environment which promotes active learning
  • The ability to assist the teacher with all aspects of the daily routine, including distributing and collecting supplies, keeping attendance records, lunchroom duty, recess, etc.
  • The ability to work with students to help reinforce learning objectives
  • Knowledge of Falls Church City School Board's policies and procedures
  • Skills in using appropriate judgment to act in the best interest of students at all times
  • Readiness to execute other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to understand and follow directions

  • Experience working with children preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required to sub for a paraprofessional or support staff and a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required to substitute for a teacher or professional staff