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Substitute Coordinator

August 1, 2022 - June 9, 2023

The responsibilities of the Kent Denver Substitute System Coordinator consist of:

  • Coordinating substitute teacher coverage for teachers in the middle school and upper school for both pre-planned absences and short-notice (night before or morning-of) absences, and communicating in a timely manner with subs and teachers before school and after school to that end;
  • Personally providing in-house sub coverage at their discretion and based on the need for sub coverage on a given day;
  • Answering questions and troubleshooting problems that subs encounter in the course of their subbing (e.g., finding rooms, making copies, accessing lesson plans) and/or connecting subs to the appropriate department to resolve the issue at hand;
  • Facilitating effective communication between subs and the teachers for whom they are covering;
  • Maintaining a detailed record of faculty absences and the subs who covered them;
  • Signing off on sub pay requests and sending pay totals for each sub to the Kent Denver Business Office at the end of each pay period;
  • Interviewing applicants for the sub list and processing the employment paperwork of subs who join the list;
  • Helping to orient subs to the Kent Denver community;
  • Keeping the sub list up-to-date in terms of the activity status of subs as well as ensuring the list is at an appropriate size;
  • Monitoring sub pay rates at other schools in the Denver area and advising the Kent Denver administration on keeping the school’s sub pay rates competitive;
  • Meeting regularly with the Upper School Division Head to discuss the status of the sub system;
  • And in the 2022-2023 school year, working with the Advanced Placement test coordinator in order to take over that role starting in the 2023-2024 school year.

This is a full-time instructional support position.