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Job Description

Job Title:
Substitute Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary and Middle Schools
KG1 - Grade 8
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Work Days / Hours:
As needed
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Jana Barnhouse, Principal
Requisition Number:

We are looking for a Substitute Teacher who will be a key member of the DEMS team.

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

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a 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

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

  • Take all the necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

  • Attend staff meetings (if required)

  • Supervise students outside classrooms (if required)

  • Coordinate with the DEMS substitute teachers’ coordinator about the school’s emergency protocol

  • Model the school values at all times

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

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

  • Certification as a teacher

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Experience with Google Suite

  • Prior experience as a substitute teacher (preferred)


  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written

  • A demonstrated ability to teach groups of students