Instructor Substitute

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services

“People we serve come from all walks of life and so do we. We want to empower the potential of every team, and we know that teams perform best when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong.”
Ideal candidates for Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services:
Have a passion to improve others’ lives, demonstrated through superior customer service.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, a serving attitude, and an appreciation for the work behind providing social services to the community.
Value a positive culture and friendly, supportive team members.

Benefits at Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services: 
35-hour work week, long-term assignment for remainder of 2023 school year
Pay rate: $20.00/hr.
State Teachers Retirement System which includes a 14% employee contribution and a 14% employer contribution.

Instructor Substitute
A typical day in the life of an Instructor Substitute involves arriving at 8:30-9:00am, setting up the classroom and/or participating in a classroom team meeting with Instructor Assistants, OT, PT, SLP, behavior supports and nursing staff that are all employed at the school. Students, aged between 5-21, arrive at 9:00am. Typically, classrooms consist of 5-6 students at a time with at least four staff. The Instructor Substitute implements lesson plans as written by the Instructor to guide students with participation in group activities, gross motor and sensory activities, community travel and vocational training. Some students need assistance using the restroom, monitoring during eating and maintaining safety during the school day. Students are picked up at 3:00pm, work day ends at 3:30pm. This opening is a long-term substitute assignment for the remainder of the 2023 school year.
Job Duties (Summary):
Assumes the duties of absent Instructor.
Implements daily lesson plan as written by the instructor in the substitute folder.
Instructs or assists students with DD in development of cognitive, socialization, communication, fine and gross motor, self-help and vocational skills in accords with individual’s IEP.
Follows lesson plans to address the needs of students; prepares and records lesson plans as needed. 
Prepares case notes, evaluation summaries and documentation for files and funding sources; records data on daily activities, behavior problems, toileting, feeding, seizures and attendance.
Supervises and assists individuals in boarding and disembarking from buses and during lunch/break time.
Intervenes in crisis or unusual situations as needed.
Supervises Instructor Assistant.
Attends to physical needs of students/adults (e.g., assists with feeding, toileting changing, soiled clothing, mobility, illness, etc.).
Works cooperatively with other staff, parents, caseworkers, medical personnel, specialists etc., to achieve client goals and programming as identified by IEP/IP.
Maintains required licenses and/or certificates.
Performs other related duties as required or assigned

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):
Bachelor degree in special education or related fields.
Has or is eligible for State of Ohio Substitute Teaching Certificate.
Possess valid driver’s license and meets agency driver’s insurability requirements.

Work Location:
Bobbie B. Fairfax School
4999 Kingsley Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45227


Margaret B Rost 

5858 Bridgetown Road

Cincinnati, Ohio 45248 
Deadline to Apply: 
April 11th, 2023 at midnight
Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws.

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