Course Description

Mastering the Craft of Substitute Teaching: From Inquiry to Impact

Stepping into the world of substitute teaching isn’t merely about filling in the gaps; it's about forging meaningful connections, molding young minds, and influencing the future of education. It presents a unique opportunity for those who harbor a passion for imparting knowledge, coupled with the desire for flexibility in their professional life.

However, as with any noble pursuit, the journey towards becoming a substitute teacher brims with queries and contemplations. You might ponder: What credentials do I need? What academic and practical training should I undertake? How can I impeccably plan and execute my lessons? What can I anticipate in a regular day of substitute teaching? And most crucially, how can I ensure that my teaching resonates, captivates, and guides students in the right direction?

Enter our comprehensive course, designed to seamlessly navigate you through every facet of substitute teaching—from the nascent curiosity about the field to confidently standing at the helm of a classroom, guiding eager learners.

By enrolling, you'll embark on a transformative journey where you'll:

  • Understand the profound perks and inherent challenges of substitute teaching.
  • Unearth the traits that distinguish an exceptional substitute teacher.
  • Gain clarity on requisite qualifications and dive deep into the application processes.
  • Familiarize yourself with indispensable knowledge every substitute teacher should possess.
  • Decode the intricate tapestry of a day in the life of a substitute teacher.
  • Arm yourself with tried-and-tested strategies to cultivate a focused, respectful, and engaged classroom environment.
  • Gaze into the future landscape of substitute teaching, understanding its evolution and potential trajectories.

Substitute teaching is more than a profession—it's a calling, a responsibility, and a dynamic canvas where every day presents a fresh opportunity to inspire and be inspired. With our meticulously crafted course, you won't just be prepared; you'll be empowered, ready to step into any classroom with confidence, competence, and a genuine zeal to make a lasting difference. Whether you're on the cusp of this fulfilling journey or looking to refine your existing skills, this course is your roadmap to success in the world of substitute teaching.

 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe why substitute teaching may be a good choice for you.
  • Describe characteristics of effective substitute teachers.
  • Identify educational requirements for substitutes.
  • Describe a typical day of substitute teaching.
  • Describe school policies, procedures, and culture.
  • Describe the basic principles of classroom management.
  • Summarize the future of substitute teaching.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Course Introduction and Goals 1 points
Lesson 1: Why Substitute Teach? 10 points
Lesson 2: Characteristics of Effective Substitute Teachers 10 points
Lesson 3: Educational Requirements for Substitutes 10 points
Lesson 4: Finding Opportunities for Substitute Teaching 10 points
Lesson 5: A Typical Day of Substitute Teaching 10 points
Lesson 6: Assembling Your Resources 10 points
Lesson 7: School Policies, Procedures, and Culture 10 points
Lesson 8: Preparing for the Day 10 points
Lesson 9: Classroom ManagementPart 1 10 points
Lesson 10: Classroom ManagementPart 2 10 points
Lesson 11: Wrapping up the Day 10 points
Lesson 12: The Future of Substitute Teaching 10 points
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