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Job Description

Job Title:
Substitute Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Whole School
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Work Days / Hours:
As needed
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Jonathan Acker, Head of School
Requisition Number:

The Substitute Teacher is primarily responsible for managing and delivering lessons according to the lesson plans in the absence of the regular teacher.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)

  • Deliver lessons to students as outlined in lesson plans developed by the regular teachers

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

  • Supervise students during lunch, break times, or assemblies (as needed)

  • Understand and execute the school emergency procedures, when required

  • Enforce classroom/school rules

  • Motivate students to learn and participate in the classroom during lessons

  • Model the school values at all times

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher, Assistant Principal, or Principal

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience working in a classroom

  • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office


  • Excellent Command of English, both verbal and written

  • A demonstrated ability to instruct groups of students

  • Classroom management skills

  • Ability to handle a range of situations