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Permanent Paraprofessional


Substitute Teacher

Dalton Public Schools, Whitfield County, GA

Substitute Teacher

An ESS substitute teacher assists with classroom instruction in the absence of a regular teacher. This person follows and teaches lesson plans, aids students in understanding subject matter, and ensures that regular classroom routines are followed.


  • Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher is absent
  • Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, and curriculum objectives
  • Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
  • Perform other duties as directed by school administration

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  • Certified - Bachelor's Degree and GA Educator Certification
  • Non-Certified - High School Diploma or GED
  • State/Federal Criminal History Clearance
  • Drug Screen - Varies by District

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