Share this Job

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Substitute Teacher

Date Posted:  Oct 1, 2021
Requisition ID:  247441

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (ISBVI):
The School for the Blind is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence and best practices in educating children and young adults who are blind or have low vision. The school is a critical resource for Indiana’s children who are blind or have low vision and the teachers, parents, and caregivers who work with them. Every year, we educate hundreds of children and young adults ranging from 3 to 22 years old and living in all parts of Indiana, many of whom, due to severe or multiple disabilities, other schools in the state have difficulty serving or cannot serve.
ISBVI - over 150 years of service!
Salary Information:
This position normally begins at $10.20/hour


About the Job:

As a Substitute Teacher, you will perform professional teaching of academic and/or vocational physical education subjects at the pre-school, elementary or secondary level. 

A Day in the Life:

​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Prepare or follow established lesson plan in assigning work, presenting subject matter, and testing students. 
  • Utilizes a variety of special instructional equipment. 
  • Evaluate performance and progress of students. 
  • Counsel students on academic, personal, and/or behavioral problems. 
  • Administer reading and achievement tests to students. 
  • Confer with parents and members of staff on behavior and/or personal problems and school progress of students. 
  • Organize social activities and field trips on occasion. 


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.  

What You'll Need for Success:

  • ​A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. 
  • Possession of a valid Indiana Teacher's License or an Indiana Substitute Teacher's License issued by the Indiana Department of Education. 
  • Specialized and current knowledge of the subject matter to be taught and the techniques used in area of specialization. 
  • Specialized knowledge of modern teaching practices and principles utilized in educating students. 
  • Specialized knowledge of equipment that may be utilize as teaching aids. 
  • Working knowledge of school administrative guidelines and policies. 
  • Ability to evaluate the performance, skills, and progress of a student. 
  • Ability to include expressive and receptive skills in manual communication. 
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, education conferences and workshops.  

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis