How to Prepare Your Substitute Teachers for Success in the Classroom

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If you’re reading this article, you already have the drive to set your subs up for success. With a bit of thoughtfulness, organization, and preparation, you can build out a success plan so subs thrive in your school. The benefits? Your students will get a better education from their subs, your teachers will know their classes are in good hands, … Read More

7 Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Substitute Teacher

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While stellar subs and gifted classroom teachers may share many of the same qualities, the two roles are also quite different. To excel at substitute teaching, educators need a unique skill set that distinguishes the best from the rest. Here are the qualities to look for in your substitute teachers. 1. Passion Most substitute teachers are looking for more than … Read More

5 Steps to Retain Subs in a Competitive Landscape

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Heading to work in a positive, constructive environment is a bonus for anyone, but considering the nation-wide shortage of substitute teachers, it’s especially important for schools to encourage subs to return. Substitute teachers have the advantage of sampling a number of schools and keep their top picks in mind when deciding on their next assignment. Many find that focusing their … Read More