Substitute Teacher (Montessori, Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools)

Position Status:      Part-Time 

Reports to:              Principal(s) 

Summary Description 

Nardin Academy asks all in our community to “Inspire hearts and minds to do amazing things for the world through faithcharacteracademic excellence, and service.” In the absence of the classroom teacher, the substitute is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning. Substitute teachers must implement teacher lesson plans, assign student class work and homework, and maintain classroom control and discipline.  Nardin is a diverse and welcoming community that fosters an inclusive environment that celebrates the background and experiences of all.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to comply with written and or oral instructions
  • Ability to create an efficient working relationship with other personnel
  • Proficiency in maintaining efficient classroom management skills
  • Close and personal relationship with pupils on a daily basis
  • Full capacity to give instructions while the regular teacher is absent
  • Supports the mission and goals of Nardin Academy 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Follow the lesson plans provided by the absent teacher
  • Interact in a professional manner with students and parents
  • Encourage, monitor, and promote student progress
  • Maintain student confidentiality 
  • Assume the responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in the classroom, during lunch, activity periods, and out-of-class settings
  • Provide a brief report in writing on the day's activities at the conclusion of each day for the teacher
  • Work cooperatively with all school personnel
  • Follow all policies, rules, and procedures to which teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates


$135 as a full school day substitute 


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field from an accredited institution 
  • NY State or comparable certification in teaching in appropriate subject area 
  • Previous teaching experience in a professional setting preferred. 


Nardin Academy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Nardin Academy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please submit the following materials as a .pdf or.docx to

Please include: 

  • Cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications 
  • Current resume with appropriate dates 
  • Minimum of 3 references with names, telephone numbers, and email addresses