Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 17-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Contract

Position Open: Substitute Teacher


  • Plan and organize the learning activities of the class with due regard to the individual differences and needs of the students.
  • Consider the individuality and culture of each student, and adopt teaching strategies suited to each child's educational needs.
  • Maintain, in cooperation with the Principal and colleagues, good order and discipline in the classroom and school premises, consistent with the Meskwaki Settlement School Disciplinary Policy.
  • Ensure a positive and secure school climate to enhance overall learning and student achievement. Nurture the conviction that all students can learn.
  • Prepare daily and yearly plans of all curricular activities of the class.
  • Develop and maintain a daily program chart and record of students as it pertains to other classroom programs (i.e. Chapter 1, Special Education, Gifted and Talented, etc.)
  • Prepare and display a schedule of all curricular activities of the class.
  • Evaluate each child's progress and plan instructional methods accordingly.
  • Maintain and keep all necessary records for each student.
  • Keep records of attendance of students to be reported daily.
  • Cooperate with colleagues and administration, in program development and teaching activities.
  • Initiate motivation and positive atmosphere for the utmost learning of each student.
  • Report regularly to the parent/guardian in regard to their child's progress.
  • Administer discipline in accordance to the Board Policy of the Meskwaki Settlement School.
  • Attend regularly all meetings of the staff convened by the Principal.
  • Carry out supervising responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.
  • Create and assist with extra curricular activities.
  • Create and assist with Language/Cultural activities.
  • As needed, serve on the curriculum committee to help achieve a curriculum that is beneficial to the Meskwaki Settlement School. This will serve the intellectual, cultural, physical, social and emotional development of each student.
  • Provide daily supervision, guidance and work as a team.
  • Monitor student behavior and initiate corrective action as required.
  • Take training in programs that are necessary for the well being of each child (i.e. First Aide, Bloodborne pathogens, etc.)
  • Will be directly responsible and be under the direct supervision of the Principal.
  • Follow the teacher Code of Ethics.


  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree and Certification required by the Bureau of Indian Education and the State of Iowa.
  • General Teaching license.
  • Must pass background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, Public Law 101-647 and the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.


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Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
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