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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3403314
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 18, 2020

Job Description

The following vacancy exists in Goshen Community Schools for the 2020-21 school year:


Prairie View Elementary

Long Term Substitute Teacher - 5th Grade



  • Instructs students in subject matter, utilizing strong pedagogical skills.
  • Prepares teaching outline for course of study, assigns lessons, and provides feedback to students.
  • If needed, administers tests to evaluate students’ progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
  • Maintains discipline in classroom and in other school’s activities.
  • Uses curriculum maps, and other district resources to prepare lessons, considering factors, such as individual needs, abilities, learning levels, learning styles, and physical limitations of students.
  • Discusses student’s academic and behavior problems with parents and administrators and suggests remedial action.
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, professional development experiences, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • Maintains attendance and grade records.
  • Supervises students in hallways, cafeteria, and other areas of the building.
  • Effectively collaborates with teaching colleagues and administrators on best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Plan lessons using curriculum, instructional calendars and Indiana State Standards
  • Plan lessons focusing on the rigor of the grade level curriculum while meeting students at their instructional level
  • Plan lessons that are easily identifiable, focused and clear; reinforce lessons with additional instruction, learning activities, and appropriate assessment
  • Adjust and plan lessons based on differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Make modifications in lessons based on knowledge of the goals for each student’s disability as outline in his/her IEP and or 504 plan
  • Utilize classroom and corporation materials, resources and technology that enhance instruction
  • Use assessment data to plan lessons and drive instruction
  • Create a classroom environment that supports instruction
  • Maintain an organized classroom to manage the classroom effectively and to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all students
  • Be a positive role model for all students
  • Maintain a positive disciplinary plan for all students
  • Develop a repertoire of teaching strategies to reach all learners
  • Participate in Corporation and Building based Professional Development
  • Communicate with parents in a clear, effective and timely manner 
  • Communicate and work collaboratively and professionally with colleagues
  • Keep student, parent and family information confidential
  • Maintain accurate records regarding student information, grades, report cards, test data, IEP’s and attendance as required by the principal
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the building principal, if needed
  • Adhere to School Board policies, Corporation policies and procedures, and building guidelines
  • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the building principal and district administrators


REQUIREMENTS:  Valid Indiana Substitute Permit or Teacher’s License in the appropriate subject area and/or grade level(s)



  • Effective or highly effective teacher
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient technology skills                  
  • Ability to work independently and with colleagues
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Organized
  • High energy – committed to teaching in collaboration with others
  • Can motivate students
  • Strong problem solver
  • Skilled at communicating with staff, students, and parents
  • Can model thinking and problem-solving skills to students
  • Believes all students can learn
  • Understands the use of data in reaching and communicating goals
  • Fosters positive, validating relationships within the school community


DATES/HOURS:  Approximate dates: April 12-May 28, 2021; Hours: 7:30am-3:30pm

For more information regarding this assignment contact information is listed below



  • Substitute Permit:
    • High School Diploma or less than 30 credit hours: $85/day and after 15 consecutive days will bump up to $140.00 per day.
    • 30+ credit hours: $90/day and after 15 consecutive days will bump up to $140.00 per day.
  • Teaching License:
    • $90/day and after 15 consecutive days will bump to $195.00 per day.
  • Retired Teacher:
    • $115/day and after 15 consecutive days will bump to $195.00 per day.


BENEFITS:  This position is not eligible for benefits.


APPLICATION PROCESS:  In order to be considered, all applicants must have completed their on-line application at



Please attach the following to your application:

  • Letter of interest
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Current Indiana Professional Educator’s License or Substitute Permit                                         

For questions regarding this position please contact:

Donna Wiktorowski

Prairie View Elementary

1730 Regent Street

Goshen, IN  46526


The Goshen Community School's Board of School Trustees is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection of the applicant will be made without reference to race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Instructional Support > Substitute
  • Contact Information

    • Sarah Deegan
    • 613 East Purl Street
    • Goshen, Indiana 46526

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