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SUMMARY: Instructs students and facilitates their learning in the absence of the regular teacher.


  • The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

    • Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel information;

    • Maintains discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive learning environment for all students and staff in accordance with school and county policies;

    • Ensures adequate supervision to maintain the health, welfare, and safety of all students;

    • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;

    • Reports to office upon arrival at school; checks mailbox of absent teacher for materials requiring immediate attention; requests clarification of school rules and procedures, if necessary;

    • Reports all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible;

    • Implements lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate;

    • Organizes students for effective instruction;

    • Dismisses all students from the classroom before leaving the building;

    • Completes a Substitute Teacher Report Form for the regular classroom teacher;

    • Collects and places students’ papers in the teacher’s desk;

    • Returns instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper place;

    • Complies with, and supports our school, the state’s regulations and policies;

    • Performs other related duties as assigned by building administrator(s) in accordance with school/state policies and practices.


    • Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students. Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies.


  • Candidate must be at least 21 years of age

  • Candidate must attend an orientation/training session and complete required District and state credentialing requirements (Background check, Fingerprinting)


  • The duties performed in a typical school setting to include: classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, and recreational areas.

  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to approximately 30 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to 40 pounds may be required. Other physical activities may be required.

  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.

  • Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.

  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards.

  • Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required.

  • Regular instruction to special needs children may be necessary.

  • Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required on assigned days.

  • Regular contact with other staff members and building administrator(s) is required on assigned days as a substitute.


  • Kamalani Academy is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment. Kamalani Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, or national or ethnic origins.

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