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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:
Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Substitute Teacher with a passion for giving students agency in their learning.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and global citizens.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to a well-rounded and flexible classroom environment that encompasses interdisciplinary connections and authentic / relevant learning experiences.  

ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community. The successful candidate would be committed to contributing to the whole school community beyond the confines of the classroom. The ideal candidate would be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

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

  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action

  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner

  • Commit to continual professional learning

  • Deliver meaningful assessment, feedback and reflection opportunities

  • Deliver effective and meaningful learning opportunities

  • Know and respond to the needs of all students

  • Promote agency and innovation in the learning process

  • Foster compassion and build relationships amongst all the ISG community

  • Exhibit effective and positive classroom management

  • Contribute to student growth and collaboration

  • Contribute to the wider ISG Jubail community

  • Espouse creativity and passion in and out of the classroom

Specifically with regards to the Substitute Teacher position, the successful candidate will:

  • Report to office upon arrival at school; request clarification of school rules and procedures, if necessary.

  • Review with the designated person lesson plans, duties and schedules to be followed during the teaching day.

  • Implement lesson plans, maintaining as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom assigned.

  • Ensure the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate.

  • Ensure that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.

  • Report to the School Nurse all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.

  • Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and school personnel information.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by administrator(s) in accordance with school policies, procedures and practices.

  • Leave the desks, books, and classroom in good order

Qualifications and Knowledge

The candidate must have:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. Please note, that non-Saudi applicants formal qualification must be sufficient enough to obtain a work permit / Ajeer in Saudi Arabia

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An advanced degree in a related field of study

  • Expertise in using Google Apps for Education

  • Proficiency in the use of the app Seesaw

  • Knowledge of Understanding by Design (UbD) principles and interdisciplinary planning

  • Experience in using the Lucy Calkins Readers and Writers workshop model

  • Understanding of conceptual based mathematics

  • Confidence in working with technology effectively in the classroom

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Worked in a classrooms in an international context

  • Worked in close partnership with teachers to establish an appropriate child-centered learning environment

  • Participated fully in the preparation, planning and delivery of child-centered learning activities

  • Supported individuals and groups of children

  • Helped to ensure that the classroom environment is well-managed, properly ordered and effectively presented


  • Have a positive and compassionate outlook

  • be open-minded and flexible

  • Have a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative

  • The desire to engage in meaningful collaboration