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2nd Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher - (2 Positions)

2nd Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher - (2 Positions)

2nd Grade Long-Term Substitute Teacher - 2 Positions

Hamilton Community Schools has two long-term substitute teaching positions available for consideration.  Qualified educators are invited to apply.

  • Position 1:  2nd grade - Starts mid-March and continues through the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Position 2:  2nd grade - Starts mid-April and continues through the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. 

REPORTS TO:  Building Principal

LOCATION:  Blue Star Elementary

PAY RATE: Starting at $125/DAY PAID THROUGH EDUSTAFF.  Must be a current employee of EDUStaff or willing to become an employee of EDUStaff.

Average Work Week: Every day (Monday-Friday) that students are scheduled to be in school.  Substitutes will not be scheduled to work during breaks, holidays, professional development days, etc.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Follow the lesson plans of the regular classroom teacher
  • Establish effective, positive relationships with students, parents, teachers, other support staff, and administrators
  • Apply sound principles of learning and motivation in the planning, implementation and assessment phases of instructional delivery
  • Utilize a variety of quality classroom management techniques to maintain a highly productive learning environment
  • Review special needs of students and emergency procedures
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school/classroom to which he/she is assigned
  • Follows all policies, rules, and procedures of the school/classroom
  • Maintains confidentiality of all school-related matters
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Successful experience as a substitute teacher (preferred)
  • Ability to meet certification requirements as a substitute through MDE
  • Ability to communicate well at various levels with students, parents, and school personnel
  • Evidence of a positive attitude and human relation skills
  • Evidence of high standards of ethics, honesty, and integrity in personal and professional matters
  • High level of flexibility

Why be a substitute?

  • Positively impact the education of students in your own community
  • Feel good about the work you do
  • Build your experience that helps with future employment opportunities
  • Earn steady income through a variety of substitute positions available
  • Expand your skills in a wide variety of settings
  • Network with other teachers
  • You’ll have fun through this incredible adventure

Michigan Substitute Teacher Requirements:

Per State of Michigan law, applicants must have one of the following to become a guest teacher:

  • Current Michigan Teaching Certificate, or
  • Expired Michigan Teaching Certificate, or
  • 60+ credit hours from an accredited community college or an accredited college or university with no less than a 2.0 GPA verified with official transcripts

 Application Procedures: 

All applicants should apply using the on-line application system on the Hamilton Community Schools website Any questions can be sent to Matt Blood, Director of Human Resources

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hamilton Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, height, weight, marital status, familial status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status with applicable state and federal laws.

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