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Job Description

Job Title:
Substitute Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Primary School
Job Status:
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Richard Charlesworth, Principal
Requisition Number:

We are looking for a substitute teacher who will be a key member of Sara Village School.

The position 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 commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Deliver lessons to students as outlined in lesson plans developed by regular teachers
  • Motivate students to learn and participate in the classroom during lessons
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
  • Attend staff meetings if required
  • Supervise students outside classrooms if required
  • Coordinate with SVS KS1 and KS2 Leaders for SVS classroom expectations
  • Coordinate with SVS Principal for SVS emergency protocol
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or the Assistant Principals
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Experience as a teacher (preferred)


  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral
  • Highly developed classroom management skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality