Reports to: Director of the Middle School or Director of the Upper School
When Needed: Ongoing
FT/PT/R/T: Part-Time Temporary
UPrep is seeking to develop a list of on-call substitute teachers for various disciplines and grade levels to help us advance our vision of being an inclusive community of learners that provides an outstanding education for each individual in a diverse student population. We’re looking for energetic individuals who can adapt quickly to changing circumstances, individuals who works effectively independently as well as part of a team, and who are passionate about teaching to middle school and high school-aged children and enhancing student life. We are looking for staff and faculty who share our belief that a culturally rich and inclusive school community provides students with the best possible environment for a quality education. If that sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you!
Who We Are:
UPrep is a 6-12 independent school in northeast Seattle, WA, one of the country’s most dynamic cities. We offer an intellectually rich education that fosters deep inquiry and critical thinking that is powered by student engagement. Our students graduate prepared for college and life. UPrep is a strong and vibrant community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni that joins together to support our students in becoming caring and productive adults. UPrep is a place where all students and families have equitable access to all the school has to offer, and we aspire for all community members to feel like they belong. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are embodied in all facets of our school culture. We believe that our shared values of integrity, respect, and responsibility are essential to accomplish our mission to develop each student’s potential to become an intellectually courageous, socially responsible citizen of the world.
Under general supervision, and on a part-time temporary basis, teaches courses as needed in any of the following disciplines: English, Math, History, Science, Languages (Chinese, French and/or Spanish), Fine Arts, and Physical Education.
Provides classroom instruction and management
Collaborates with colleagues, students, parents and administrators as appropriate
Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the school’s documents
Since safety and security are everyone’s responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, faculty, staff, equipment, materials and facilities
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in one of the disciplines listed above required
Master’s degree preferred
2+ years’ teaching experience in a related field required
5+ years’ teaching experience preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the students and program
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to maintain confidential information
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity
Ability to work efficiently in a Microsoft Windows or Mac environment using Office, master common automated systems for record keeping, and learn new technology
Comfortable with operating Audio/Visual equipment
Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff
Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents
Pay & Benefits:
Rate of Pay: $87.50 for 3.5 Hours (half day) or $175 for 7 hours (full day)
Since this position is part-time and temporary, only mandated benefits are offered.
Qualified substitutes will be added to a database of professionals that are contacted and paid directly by the school.
Please click on Apply Now, complete our online employment application, and upload your résumé and a cover letter telling us why you are interested in and qualified for this position.
Position open until filled. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Thank you for your interest in UPrep and this position. UPrep does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, disability, use of a trained service animal, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to admissions and administration of all its programs, as well as to all areas of employment.