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  • Ivywood Classical Academy
  • Plymouth, MI, USA
  • Part Time

Ivywood Classical Academy teaches and equips scholars to become moral and intellectual leaders in a self-governing society. We inspire wonder.


Ivywood Classical Academy is a tuition-free public school academy that educates students using the virtues-based, rigorous, classical education tradition. The classical curriculum is time-tested, research-based and is proven to develop children into thoughtful, caring, educated, freethinking young adults. The curriculum emphasizes an education in the humanities, sciences, and arts and integrates Spanish and Latin language to promote depth in learning.

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Substitute Teacher

hourly, as needed, non-exempt

Ivywood Classical Academy
14356 Genoa Ct, Plymouth, MI 48170

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  • Follows the lesson plan left by the teacher for whom he/she is substituting.
  • Maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which he/she is assigned.
  • Plans needed activities when lesson plans do not structure the entire class periods with planned learning activities. Activities planned by the Substitute Teacher should be appropriate for grade level and subject of the class.
  • Assumes responsibilities for overseeing student behavior in class, between classes and during lunch periods.
  • Carries out the regular teacher's discipline plan.
  • Promotes the overall effectiveness of the Academy by performing tasks and sharing responsibilities of other members during peak periods or when there is an overload of duties.
  • Motivates students to achieve at their highest level of ability and potential through classroom activities, assignments, relationships, participation, and feedback; holds high expectations and demonstrates sensitivity to different learning styles.
  • Uses resources effectively to support learning activities in the classroom, the Academy, and the community.
  • Demonstrates genuine concern for students in a climate characterized by high personal and student expectations.
  • Promotes responsible citizenship through one's actions as a role model.
  • Provides a classroom atmosphere based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual children, and the development of responsible citizenship.
  • Understands, communicates, and enforces the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Uses technology effectively for instruction, record keeping, communication and other administrative tasks.
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional and ethical principles.
  • Continually strives to improve classroom methods, teaching techniques, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Displays personal qualities, which reflect favorably upon the individual, the group, and the Academy.
  • Displays pride in being an employee and a member of the Academy.
  • Assumes responsibility for the orderliness and safety of the learning environment and the appropriate and safe use of instructional facilities and equipment.
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Principal.


  • Eligible for Michigan Substitute Teaching Permit or have valid Michigan teaching certificate with endorsements in appropriate grade and subject levels, meeting the minimum requirements established by the Michigan Department of Education.
  • Minimum of 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Able to use technology as an instructional tool in the classroom, as a means of analyzing academic achievement data, and as a tool to aid effective communications.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

To provide students with a first class learning experience, contributing to their development as responsible citizens and leaders in their communities.

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For more information please email Abby Cervone, HR Generalist, at

Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

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