Ankeny Community School District

Substitute Teacher - Secondary (980)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Teacher - Secondary
Posting ID980

JDE: 3.05


Ankeny Community School District




Purpose Statement

The position of Substitute Teacher is responsible for providing instruction and managing classroom environments in absence of the regular teacherSubstitute teachers are required to perform all of the duties of the teacher that they are subbing for.


Job Title: Substitute Teacher                                                                                                                                               

Daily Rate of Pay:  $145/day


Reports To:        Building Principal


Wage/Hour Status:  Temporary/Seasonal


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Iowa State Teaching License, or
  • Valid Iowa Substitute Authorization, or
  • Valid Iowa Preservice Substitute Authorization
  • Experience working with children, preferred

Job Goal:


To help students acquire skills in order to contribute to their development as productive and responsible citizens


Essential Functions

  • Maintains the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom.
  • Teaches lessons outlined and described in the teacher plan book.
  • Consults with the building principal before initiating teaching or procedures not specified in the teacher plan book.
  • Follows policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates.
  • Follows established policies for reporting payroll information to the district office.
  • Develops and maintains an effective level of communication with appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Superintendent or Principal.

Other Functions

  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Directs associates, student teachers, and/or volunteers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Working Environment

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. The usual and customary methods of performing the position functions require the following physical demands:  some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Working conditions may include extreme temperatures and humidity.  Hazards may include exposure to communicable diseases.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


Ankeny Community School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is the policy of the District to provide equal employment opportunities and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age or marital status in its employment and personnel practices.  The job categories where the representative groups are underrepresented.

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$145.00 / Per Day

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/15/2021
End Date01/15/2022

Job Contact

NameAli Mahoney-DoranTitleHR Manager