Special Education Substitute Teacher - McCune

Greenbush-The Southeast Kansas Education Service Center is seeking applications for a Special Education Substitute Teacher in McCune, KS

Anticipated start date: January 14, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Summary: To create a positive learning environment to facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students in the absence of the regular teacher. In order to respond to the individual needs and abilities of students, the substitute teacher must work closely with other Greenbush staff.




 Bachelor’s degree within related field.

Current Kansas Teaching Certificate or valid Substitute license.

Current Health certificate on file.


Master’s degree within related field.



Essential Functions:

Implement effective lessons in the absence of the regular Classroom Instructor.

Motivate students through effective communications and evaluative responses.

Demonstrate awareness of the needs of students and provide for individual differences.

Set high expectations for student achievement and behavior.

Establish and maintain a positive climate for learning through appropriate classroom management.

Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with others.

Facilitate the personal, social, and intellectual development of students.

Maintain confidentiality as defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Observe Service Center policies during all activities.


General Responsibilities:

Must support the Service Center mission, goals, and objectives.

Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

Must maintain strict confidentiality.

Must demonstrate proficiency in ability to produce excellent work as requested by the executive team.

Must assume responsibility for individual professional growth by staying current with literature, research, and/or practices.

Must demonstrate proficiency in ability to effectively and regularly communicate with Service Center employees and constituents.

Must complete all assignments in a time-sensitive manner as determined by Supervisor.

Must meet all safety requirements as directed by the Service Center.

Must perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or designee.


Physical Requirements:

Manages all job duties with mobility, agility, and dexterity.

Requires prolonged sitting and standing.

Ability to lift a maximum of 40 pounds.

Work in a noisy environment with many interruptions.

May be exposed to Hepatitis B and/or other communicable diseases.

Occasional lifting of students up to 1/3 of your body weight or a maximum of 40 lbs., and assisting with lifting of student over 40 lbs.

Occasional physical management and lifting of students as part of behavior management procedures.

Occasional physical escorting of student requiring hands-on physical assistance, for a maximum of 200 yds.

TO APPLY, go to: https://greenbush.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Greenbush ESC # 609
Excellent benefit package: Supporting employees and their families is important to Greenbush. We provide access to exceptional Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance options for all employees who work 20 hours or more a week. Additionally, Greenbush participates in the Kansas Public Retirement System (KPERS) and provides excellent 403B plan options. Greenbush contributes to each and every employees retirement plan by matching up to $75 a month for any Greenbush employee that contributes to one of the 403B plans. Employees also can participate in flex spending accounts and salary protection programs. All employees are provided with sick days, personal leave, and holidays subject to the length of their contract. Equal Opportunity Employer Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Job Start Date: January-14-2019
Applications Due By: December-1-2019

Job Contact Information

Benjamin O`Connor - benjamin.oconnor@greenbush.org -

Employer Information

Greenbush ESC # 609 www.greenbush.org

Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunities for Everyone!

With more than 500 employees, the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center— Greenbush offers programs to school districts that are otherwise unavailable, unaffordable, or just more effective and efficient through a cooperative effort. At the core of every Greenbush service is the uncompromising belief that every learner, regardless of age or geographic location, deserves equal educational opportunities. 

When working for Greenbush, you could potentially be working anywhere in the state of Kansas. We have more than 80 locations, with the main offices located in Girard, Lawrence, and Topeka. Our programs reach far beyond these locations allowing us to offer a variety of services that include, but are not limited to:

·       Hands-on learning labs at the Abernathy Science Education Center

·       Providing professional development

·       Team-building at the Challenge Ropes Course

·       Experiential learning at the Camp and Retreat Center

·       Helping learners receive their diploma or credit recovery via virtual and online learning

·       Assisting Special Education agencies to access reimbursement for school provided health services

·       Specialized learning through Special Day Schools

·       Parents as Teachers

·       Vision/Hearing and Tele-Therapy services

·       Migrant Education

·       Infant Toddler Services

·       Administrative Services

·       Cooperative Purchasing

·       Custodial and Transportation services

Greenbush employees are as unique as their programs and enjoy a variety of opportunities. They are supported with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a shared belief in supporting schools across the state. Visit our website at www.greenbush.org  for more information of all Greenbush programs and services!

Employer Address: 947 W. 47 Hwy Girard, Kansas

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