Guest Teacher

In the absence of the regular classroom teacher the Guest Teacher is responsible for helping students learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms. 

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign out procedures as prescribed by the school. 
  • Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher. 
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students. 
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives. 
  • Maintains a neat and orderly classroom. 
  • Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures. 
  • Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school 
  • Insures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom. 
  • Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
  • Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems. At Hillel Day School, we inspire a passion for learning, responsibility to self and community, and devotion to Jewish living in a warm, innovative, and engaging environment.
  • Knows school procedures and regulations. 
  • Performs other related duties as directed by principal 
  • Knowledge of age appropriate teaching methods 
  • Ability to follow prescribed lesson plans and effectively impart information to students 
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrates the skill and proficiency to manage student interactions, both individually and as a group. 
  • Averts problem situations and intervenes appropriately to resolve conflicts. 


  1. A bachelor’s degree in education is preferred but not required.