Wisconsin ECE Jobs

WEESSN Substitute Teacher

Reference ID : 7338
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



WECA, on behalf of WEESSN is offering a Full-time Substitute Teacher position. This Substitute Teacher manages the day-to-day activities of a classroom in both group and family childcare settings. Substitute Teachers must have a good understanding of children's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environments. All candidates must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults; as meeting the needs of children, working as a team, and communicating with parents is essential to high quality care.

Wisconsin Early Education Shared Services Network is a new and innovative program that brings together family and group childcare programs to benefit from collaborations and efficiencies. By sharing staff, resources, knowledge, and skills, child care programs can: improve outcomes for young children, build capacity in their care-giving; and benefit their communities in growing ways.

This position reports to We Care for Dane Kids Manager. 


Key Responsibilities Within Classroom Environment include:

Implement curriculum and classroom activities based on DAP and early learning standards.

Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.

Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.

Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, and contribute to progress reports and parent-teacher conferences.

Ensure all individual program policies and state regulations are met.

Ensure a healthy classroom environment including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.

Maintain accurate records, forms and files.

Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure state licensing requirements are met. 

Key Responsibilities as Relief Squad Member

Keep a google-based calendar current with times/days of availability.

Respond quickly via phone, text or email to WEESSN care requests.

Work with WEESSN Coordinator to ensure your licensing requirements are met. 

Accurately track mileage for proper reimbursement. 

Accurately track hours worked for proper reimbursement.

WECA is Equal Opportunity Employer. Multilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. 


Must be at least 18 years of age and completed high school or its equivalent as determined by DPI.

Have completed at least two department-approved higher education courses in early childhood education.

Certificate from the Registry stating that you are qualified as an early childhood teacher (WECA can help you obtain this if you don't already have it).

Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience. 

High energy and the ability to work well with others.

A strong understanding of child development.

Ability to work in several early childhood settings and adjust to the requirements in each.

Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification (WECA can help you obtain this if you don't already have it).

Nice To Haves


Health, dental, flexible spending, 401K, PTO, & Paid Training.

Salary : 15 to 18/Yr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Madison, WI

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