Potential Long-Term Sub Teacher for Remote Learning @ Location TBD

  • 5928 SW 53rd St, Topeka, KS 66610, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Part-time

Company Description

Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 is a district consisting of 128 square miles of suburban and rural areas in southwest Topeka and Shawnee county. Presently, we have 13 total attendance centers — one early childhood center, seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and two alternative learning centers.

Our schools reflect the commitment to excellence within our community. Above all, we strive for every student to succeed. If academic achievement and student body growth are indicators of success, we are reaching our goal. We consistently rank among the leaders in a variety of test scores including the ACT and SAT, as well as in National Merit Scholarships.

Job Description

USD 437 is currently looking for a potential long-term substitute to work as a remote learning teacher at a rate of $125 per day from day 1 and for the duration of need. Start date would be is as soon as possible contingent on need and once all employment requirements are completed, which includes a background check and a TB test/employment physical.

Job Title:  Substitute Teacher                                                                       

Reports To:  Building Principal or Designee


Works under the direction of principals or their designees.  Administers the classroom in accordance with Board of Education policies and uses instructional skills to promote the educational development of each student.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under supervision of licensed teacher, prepare for classroom activities.
  • Work with small groups of students to reinforce materials initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Assist individual students in need of special attention.
  • Perform clerical duties and record keeping as assigned by the teacher.
  • Guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up by the teacher.
  • Access communication and instructional resources and support student use of computers.
  • Assist teacher with non-instructional classroom duties.
  • Check notebooks, correct papers, and supervise testing and make-up work.
  • Assist with reading and storytelling.
  • Communicates effectively with supervising teacher about classroom and student
  • Issues, and communicates with students in a manner that supports learning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Staff members designated by the Board of Education, superintendent, or immediate supervisor


Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Valid Kansas teaching license, substitute teaching, or emergency substitute teaching license

Education and/or Experience

  • Requirements as stipulated by KSDE for required license

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational reports, professional journals, technical procedures, and regulations.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and individuals.  Ability to write clearly; keep detailed records; effectively produce reports, letters, and memoranda; and to carry out complex tasks.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and to deal with a variety of variables.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Professional Conduct

Employee acknowledges that he/she is required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct.  Breach of said professional conduct includes but is not limited to:  neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to district policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school system.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands from several people.  The employee is responsible for the work output of others.  On occasion, the employee may be required to work extended hours.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Auburn-Washburn Board of Education policies

Terms of Employment

Salary and work year to be established by the Auburn-Washburn Board of Education

Additional Information

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.