Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

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What they do:
Teach students on a short-term basis as a temporary replacement for a regular classroom teacher, typically using the regular teacher's lesson plan.
On the job, you would:
  • Answer students' questions.
  • Assist students with boarding or exiting school buses.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to improve professional competence.


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People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Computer based training software

  • Moodle
  • Schoology

Multi-media educational software

  • Nearpod
  • Seesaw


Education: (rated 4 of 5)

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