Substitutes are expected to: Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences. Follow lesson plans. Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. Prepare classroom for class activities. Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities. Identify and utilize different instructional resources and methods to support the learning needs of students at varying levels of progress. Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment. Provide for the care and protection of school property. Use relevant technology to support instruction. Observe and evaluate student performance and development. Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments as appropriate. Provide appropriate feedback on student work. Monitor and encourage individual student progress. Provide guidance to students, which will promote educational development. Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development. Update records accurately and completely as required by laws and district policies. Prepare required reports on students and activities. Manage student behavior and maintain discipline by establishing classroom rules and procedures and enforcing classroom, school, and district rules and procedures. Participate in department, school, and district meetings and professional development activities as appropriate. Stay current with most recent developments in appropriate subject area as initiated by the school or district. Cooperate with and participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the total school program. Foster and maintain effective communication with parents and/or guardians. Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.