Substitute Teacher at Gateway Association, Inc.

Company Name
Gateway Association, Inc.
Job Title
Substitute Teacher
Company Location
Anderson, IN 46016
Contact Information
Required Education
2 Year Degree
Rate Range
Job Description

We are looking for experienced early childhood teachers who love to engage with children in a play-based environment and have fun while doing hands on activities.  Our children are active and eager to learn from an individual who can love and care for them while keeping their imagination and learning going throughout the day with fun activities.  Duties include but are not limited to supervising children ranging in age from 1-12 with and without special needs, assisting with fieldtrips, covering the classrooms for lunches, planning time, and when the regular staff members are off.  Substitute teachers work on an as needed basis, Monday-Friday between 6:30 am-5:30 pm and do not have a set schedule or guaranteed number of hours per week.


Note: Numbering does not indicate priorities; all responsibilities are of equal importance.

Assist Lead Teachers with planning and/or implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum which provides for the children’s development of physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and language skills

Assist Lead Teachers in establishing a warm, loving, safe, and secure classroom environment

Provides for the health and safety of the client

Interact with children in a positive manner

Implement the Program’s discipline policy to provide guidance

Promote family involvement

Maintain professional standards

Maintain records in an orderly manner

Assist with program management as needed

Comply with all Program policies and procedures

Comply with all policies of regulatory agencies

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Must be 18 years old or older 

Must have a high school diploma or GED

Must have or maintain enrollment in a CDA (Child Development Associate), Associate, Bachelors, or Masters in Early Childhood, Child Development, Early Childhood Special Education degree or closely related field.

Must maintain current certifications in CPR and First Aid  

Must maintain current training in Universal Precautions

Must pass a 5 phase drug screen

Must pass a fingerprint background check through the FBI

Must have a current TB test or chest x-ray with negative results


Meet continuing education requirements set by state licensing, Paths to Quality, and NAEYC Accreditation

Physical and Mental Demands:


Ability to lift 60 pounds

Ability to reach over head

Ability to kneel at a child’s level

Ability to sit on the floor and interact with children

Finger dexterity

Ability to communicate orally, visually, and in writing

Ability to read all necessary documents

Computer literacy

Basic mathematical abilities

Basic organizational abilities

Ability to present a pleasing image of the organization through interaction with the public

Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional standards

Ability to cope with stress

Demonstrate appropriate professional reaction to other’s behavior


How to Apply
A complete job description and application are available on Gateway's website at For more information contact Gateway at 765-649-1900. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume` and cover letter to