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Buffalo Public Schools
712 City Hall
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 816-3500

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Substitute Teacher
Title:Substitute Teacher
Location:School Location
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr.Tonja M.Williams is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:

                                                                                SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

A substitute teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.  Substitute teachers must implement teacher lesson plans, assign student class work and homework, maintain classroom control and discipline.  In some cases substitute teachers may be required to complete a daily report or evaluation to communicate any pertinent information resulting from the day's events.  Substitutes must have teaching capabilities and able to follow oral and written directions.  Establishing effective working relationships with staff and students is very important. 

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree.  Official sealed college transcripts will be required upon hire.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, stand and reach with hands and arms, stoop or kneel, and crouch. Duties may involve risk resulting from attending to students’ behavioral needs.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be conducted in work-related community settings and/or occasionally performed on study trips away from the school.

The Substitute Teacher title is a per diem (on demand) position with the Buffalo Public Schools.  The daily rate of pay starts at $123.  Substitute Teachers are required to work a minimum of 20 full days per school year to retain employment.             

Apply online by clicking the “APPLY” button below.  

Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.)  If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.



The Buffalo Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, religious practice, national origin, ethnic group, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity, sexual orientation (the term "sexual orientation" means heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or asexuality ), political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, weight, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by New York state and/or federal non-discrimination laws in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the District's non-discrimination policies should be directed to or to:  Tami Hollie McGee, Chief of Human Resources 719 City Hall Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 816-3579 
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