Substitute Teacher

The substitute teacher provides meaningful instruction for assigned classroom students, helps them learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons, and manages the classroom environment in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. 

  • Reporting to the front desk at the beginning of the day and following sign-out procedures  with the Receptionist at the end of the day 
  • Carrying out the program of study prescribed in lesson plans left by the teacher and  guiding the learning process toward the achievement of goals and objectives as indicated
  • Creating a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity  and interests of the students 
  • Performing duties usually required of the absent teacher such as lunchroom, hall  monitoring, and playground 
  • Knowing the emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned
    Performing other related duties as directed by the Head of Lower, Middle, or Upper  School 
Qualified candidates will have: 
  • A commitment to Covenant’s Christian principles 
  • Experience working with students 
  • A genuinely caring attitude toward students 
  • The ability to communicate clearly and establish effectively, working relationships with  students, parents, teachers, and staff, and  
  • The ability to be flexible in working with various levels of students, subjects, and teaching  methodologies 
  • The person must also be comfortable sharing his/her faith with students. An education background is preferred. 
Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 5 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 6–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.