Montgomery County Substitute

Position Summary:

Under the direction of regular classroom Teachers/Lead Teachers, this position provides classroom support in a cooperative/supportive manner, carrying out developmentally appropriate activities.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assuming the duties of absent staff by following the job description or daily work plan of the assigned position.
  • Assist the classroom Teacher/Lead Teacher in daily activities; following their direction and instruction regarding schedules and activities
  • Assist in overall management of classroom behavior
  • Assist with duties such as sanitizing/cleaning classroom, nutrition, and bus monitor if needed
  • Work cooperatively with staff and families
    • This position is also responsible for any and all duties deemed necessary by the Center Director and the Head Start/Early Head Start Director.

 Parent and Community Engagement:

  1. Work in association with the Center Director, Family Development Specialist, or other designated partner to support center-based recruitment activities/plans.
  2. Actively work to identify and support volunteer efforts/engagement that promote HS/EHS programs and children 

 Compliance and Reporting:

  1. Responsible for maintaining compliance with Agency Policy and Procedures, Administration for Children and Families Performance Standards, and North Carolina Day Care Rules and Regulations.
    1. Responsible for reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (*whether witnessed or made aware of) to immediate supervisor (Center Director) and/or Head Start/EHS Director within one hour of activity.

 Environmental Health and Safety (Center-Based Staff):

  1. Responsible assisting with the operation and maintenance of a safe, clean, healthy and productive work environment.
  2. Responsible for adhering to NC Sanitation regulations (i.e. floors cleaned, trash cans covered, water temperature maintained, and equipment sanitized).
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate procedure for mixing sanitation solution (*If applicable)
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of center safety requirements (tornado, fire drills, fire extinguisher inspection, and fire inspections).
  5. Responsible for following emergency preparedness plan and procedures


Minimum: High school diploma (or equivalent), completed 37.5 hours of volunteer assistance in the Head Start classroom.

Preferred: High School diploma (or equivalent), Credentials I &, completed 37.5 hours of volunteer assistance in the Head Start classroom.


Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency Inc is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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