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Substitute Teacher

We are looking for caring, committed substitute teachers for our wonderful IB / Reggio Emilia inspired, language immersion program.

The substitute teacher will cover the classroom during teachers' absences at our Preschool campus, or Elementary campus, or both.


Essential Duties

 Assists teachers in the performance of the following  duties: reads to children; directs and participates in children’s games and other activities; assists children in meeting their physical needs and, in using learning materials and equipment; and, assists children in developing positive attitudes, habits, knowledge, and skills.

 Assists in supervision of lavatories

 Maintain normal classroom routines and use appropriate re-direction and positive guidance strategies

 Leave adequate notes regarding what was accomplished in class, a description of problems that may have occurred and resolutions to said problems, if applicable 

 Assists in preparation and distribution of snacks and meals

 Supervises meal times while eating with children

 Prepares instructional, display, and other work materials as required

 Monitors or checks assigned areas, including play areas, to assist in enforcing appropriate standards of behavior and applicable safety rules

 Collects, distributes, stores or disposes of materials, and assists in the arrangement of furniture and equipment

 Work with different grade levels

 Become acquainted with our diverse teams of experienced  educators



 A minimum of a BA, or Child Development Certificate, or 5+ years experience working with children required

 Previous experience working with children

 Knowledge of Reggio Emilia and IB strongly preferred


Required Skills

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian and/or Spanish preferred

 Excellent verbal and written skills

 Outstanding interpersonal skills

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Excellent attendance and punctuality records


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam and TB Test


Non-Discrimination Policy

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.

To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent and a resume to