Spanish Long-Term Substitute: Fall 2024

West Windsor-Plainsboro Reg School District | West Windsor, NJ


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Posted Date 3/28/2024
Expiration Date8/30/2024

Job Title: Substitute Teacher: High School Spanish (Anticipated)

Department: World Language

Reports To: Supervisor, Principal of Assigned School and/or Director of Human Resources

Position Summary: We are seeking a long-term substitute to teach High School Spanish classes for Sept. - December of 2024 while our Spanish teacher is on leave. The successful candidate will provide instructional continuity in the absence of the regular classroom teacher by teaching in a way that is age-appropriate for the class and following the Board-approved World Language Curriculum.


  • New Jersey Substitute Teacher endorsement or NJ Instructional Certificate
  • Advanced Spanish Language Proficiency
  • Successful Criminal History Clearance
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or appropriate employment authorization
  • Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Compliance with the NJ FIRST Act

Essential Duties: Working with students, school personnel, parents and others:

        • Maintain as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he/she is assigned. Maintain classroom control in order to promote active learning in the classroom while teaching the outlined lesson and implementing the lesson plan(s).
        • Deliver lesson presentations in a way that is age-appropriate for the class and meets the individual needs, interests and ability levels of all pupils.
        • Manage class time effectively.
        • Promote positive student well-being
        • Ensure the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students.
        • Report all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as reasonably possible.
        • Follow the schedule during the school day and remains in the assigned classroom until all students have been dismissed for the day.
        • Follow all policies, rules and procedures.
        • Complete required documentation prior to the end of the assignment and checks out with authorized personnel prior to leaving at the end of the day.
        • Maintain and respect the confidentiality of student and school personnel information.
        • Cooperate with other professional staff members.
        • Return instructional materials, equipment and keys to proper place.
        • Perform other duties within the scope of his/her employment and certification as may be assigned.


At- will employment. Assignments can be accessed by substitutes through the district’s Absence Management software program.

The information contained in this job description is reviewed and approved by the Board of Education and may be modified as district and state requirements evolve. This job description does not constitute a written employment contract.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: Ability to be proficient in computer applications pertinent to support the position, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Google Suite.


External and internal applicants, as well as employees who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions listed on this job description either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The West Windsor-Plainsboro School District shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law, in the event such a determination becomes necessary.

The West Windsor-Plainsboro School District is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. The district does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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