Please attach, mail or email a copy of your license for our files. We will have to have the license before we can put you on our substitute list.  If you are a new substitute to the district, we request that the first time you are called as a sub, that you contact the District Office to see if any employment paperwork is needed. 785-363-2398


Purpose:                    The Substitute Classroom Instructor creates a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students in the absence of the regular instructor. In order to respond to the individual needs and abilities of students, the Substitute Instructor must work closely with other staff and the administration of U.S.D. 498. 


Responsible to:           Principal and Superintendent


Payment rate:             As Established by Board of Education




 1.  High School diploma or equivalent.

 2.  Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university.

 3.  Current Kansas State Teaching Certificate on file in the Central Office.

 4.  Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office (after employment offer is made).

 5.  Desire to continue career improvement.


Essential Functions:

 1.  Facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students.

 2.  Establish a positive learning environment and respond to the individual needs of students.

 3.  Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.

 4.  Communicate effectively with members of the school district and community.

 5.  Work effectively with community organizations.

 6.  React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.

 7.  Support the value of an education.

 8.  Support the philosophy and mission of U.S.D. No. 498.


Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

 1.  Must work in noisy and crowded environments.


General Responsibilities:

 1.  Implement effective lessons in the absence of the regular Instructor.

 2.  Motivate students through effective communications and evaluative feedback.

 3.  Demonstrate awareness of the needs of students and provide for individual differences.

 4.  Set high expectations for student achievement and behavior.

 5.  Establish and maintain a positive climate for learning through appropriate classroom management.

 6.  See that district policies are observed during all activities.

 7.  Obtain advance approval of the regular Instructor and Principal for all activities.

 8.  Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.

 9.  Other duties as assigned by the Principal, or other Administrative Staff.