Policy No. 5610P
The following procedures shall be in effect:
A. Substitute teachers shall be contacted from the main office in each building.
B. Teachers who are ill and unable to be present for duty in the morning shall call the building secretary.
C. When concerns surface, the principal shall rate the substitute teacher and return it to the superintendentís office.
D. Principals shall be responsible for keeping the record of days taught by the substitute and shall notify the district office when the 21st day of substituting shall begin.
In the performance of their duties, substitute teachers shall be expected to:
Have the same responsibilities and work day as regular teachers.
E. Attend staff meetings if required by the principal.
F. Follow the lesson plan prepared by the regular teacher or comply with the instructions from the principal. The principal shall review the lesson plans of the absent teacher when advance planning is possible. When not, the absent teacher shall have made provisions for the substitute in the daily plan book.
G. On completing an assignment, prepare a definite statement of the work accomplished in each subject, specifying pages covered in various textbooks. New assignments should be noted in the teacher's assignment book or upon a card inserted in the desk copy of the text. All papers should be graded, records made and preparations for the next day completed if asked or if a long term substitute.†
H. Maintain the "housekeeping" arrangements of the regular teacher.
I. The principal should be contacted in the case of a serious behavior problem.
J. Complete building reports as requested, including but not limited to:
1. Attendance reports†
2. Student progress, report cards and warning slips after conferring with the principal.
Communications to parents with the approval of
K. Report to the principal's office before leaving the building in the evening to see if services are needed on the following day.
Substitutes for classified staff shall be contacted in the following manner:
Food Services - The food service department will attempt to fill this temporary assignment by contacting one or more qualified individuals from the appropriate list.
L. Transportation - The transportation department is authorized to fill this temporary assignment from a list of qualified drivers.
M. Maintenance/Grounds - Unless a state of urgency exists, these positions will not be filled by a substitute.
N. Custodial - The Facilities Supervisor is authorized to employ a substitute custodian from the approved list.
P. Associates - The principal is authorized to employ a substitute from the approved list.
The substitute for a classified staff member should report to the office at the end of the work shift to determine if service, on the following day, will be needed.
Date:† April 27, 2009