DEDICATED SUBSTITUTE TEACHER FOR PPS PREK PROGRAMS, TEMP POSITION, 1 YO
PreK (learn more)
Portland Public Schools
- Job ID: 4090632
- Application Deadline:
December 15, 2022
November 22, 2022
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Instructional Support > Substitute
Temporary dedicated-building Substitute Teacher position available to support PPS/PreK classrooms, with a focus on 2 community partner sites in downtown Portland. PreK classrooms have a maximum of 16 four year old students with 2 adults in the room at all times. This sub will work directly with PreK classroom staff to assist with daily classroom functions, implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans, and monitor and support our youngest PPS students in all areas of programming. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for those who are passionate about helping young learners reach their full potential. We welcome applicants with interest in working with young learners and expertise in all areas, including applicants with skills supporting English Language Learners and Special Education students.
The dedicated substitute will work 5 days/week (M-F) from 8:30am-3:00pm, on days when students are present. The position is guaranteed through 12/23/20, with the possibility of an extension for the spring semester. The substitute hired will be paid $150 per day. Benefits includes one paid day of sick leave per month worked, and an additional cash contribution of $500 per month through 12/30/20.
Maine’s largest school system has 10 elementary schools, three middle schools
and four high schools serving nearly 7,000 students in kindergarten through grade 12
and about 4,700 adult learners.
The district takes full advantage of its location in a vibrant city with a thriving arts life. Schools draw on the resources offered by museums, theaters, local businesses and the city’s colleges and universities.
Portland has a highly trained teaching staff. Many teachers hold advanced degrees. All of the district's teachers continue their education by pursuing professional development activities on a regular basis.
The district provides technology to support instruction, including laptops for each student in grades seven through 12 and wireless access at all schools.
Volunteers, parent-teacher organizations and businesses donate generously of their time and money to the district – an estimated 100,000 hours per year.
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The Portland Public Schools gives parents an array of program choices. The district as one of the first in the country to offer project-based Expeditionary Learning from kindergarten through 12th grade.
High school students have access to one of the broadest selections of Advanced Placement courses in Maine. Qualified high school students may take up to two college courses with tuition paid by the state. A regional arts and technology high school provides hands-on courses in growth fields such as health care, robotics and “green” construction.
More than 60 languages are spoken by students attending the Portland Public Schools. Multilingual students represent about a quarter of the district’s enrollment. The district’s diversity prepares all students for their roles as world citizens.
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