Substitute Teachers for Early Learning Center for Rising Stars, Bozeman

$16.00 - $17.00 hourly
  • Family Promise of Gallatin Valley, Inc.
  • Bozeman, MT
  • Nov 05, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Family Promise Rising Stars Early Learning Center Substitute Teacher will provide support to the Lead Teacher in charge of the classroom. This could involve one of the three infant rooms and/or four preschool rooms. The Substitute Teacher will be responsible for to fill the role requirements of which they are replacing. This could include: reinforcing and assisting in teaching daily curriculum, supporting all staff in daily classroom activities, ensuring the safety of students and providing direct care.

Job Description: 

Title:                           Early learning Center Substitute Teacher

Classification:           Exempt; Hourly

Reports to:                 Early Learning Center Lead Teacher, Assistant Director or Director


What We’re Looking For:

  • Passion for teaching young children with an energetic and creative approach
  • Authentic, engaging, compassionate and flexible
  • General knowledge of Early Childhood Developmental Milestones 


The Early Learning Center Substitute Teacher will uphold our Vision and Mission statements:

  • The Family Promise Rising Starts Early Learning Center is a community-based center that will provide developmentally appropriate child care and ealy learning opportunities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • The mission of Family Promise Rising Starts Early Learning Center is to help families in our community achieve sustainable independence by offering a safe, trusting, accepting, respectful secure learning environment for their children, while offering family programming geared towards the unique needs of the families we serve.

Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Occasionally assist in properly completing all necessary documentation; including student attendance, daily health checks, diapering and potty forms, infant feeding forms, medication administration forms, injury reports, etc.
  • Provide and support organization of own proper documentation for licensing and training requirements

Family Involvement

  • Day-to-day interactions at drop-off and pick-up with parents; helping to support the warm and welcoming environment our community provides
  • Communicate with families via Rising Stars software app if applicable


  • Supporting staff in daily operations
  • Continuing open communication with immediate supervisor and staff
  • Clearly understand the position and expectations being substituted for
  • Understand the basic classroom routines, expectations and daily schedules 




Required Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Certification in first-aid and CRP training including child first-aid and CPR or will acquire within 30 days of hire
  • Some experience working with early childhood ages children (birth to 6) and families
  • Must meet qualifications of the staff for which substituting


  • Maintain a high standard of professionalism
  • Adapt to various instructional styles
  • Detail orientated

Ability to

  • Work in a dynamic and, at times, chaotic environment with multiple distractions involving children of all ages
  • Maintain a strict confidentiality policy of records and information of families, staff, and children
  • Be committed to helping the facility provide the highest quality care and learning environment
  • Be flexible during tasks, understanding that this unique environment will demand change frequently
  • Relate to a diverse and sometimes vulnerable population
  • Understand and abide by Rising Stars vision and mission
  • Maintain Rising Stars culture in any role

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