SUBSTITUTE TEACHER: DAY BY DAY (ANTICIPATED OPENINGS) 2019/2020

Worcester Public Schools - Anticipated ( learn more )

Worcester Public Schools

Worcester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3168142
  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2019
  • Posted : September 3, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Worcester Public Schools is seeking substitute teaches for the 2019/2020 school year. Successful candidates must be able to implement lesson plans and maintain a positive learning environment. WPS consists of forty four schools spanning from grades k through 12 plus Vocational and Alternative programs. Assignments to be determined upon hire. You will have options to chose your locations. Qualified candidates who have limited availability are still encouraged to apply.

Bachelors degree or equivalent (60 college credits) are required; unless you are working in a Vocational Setting.

Substitutes who hold MA DESE license may be eligible for long-term assignments. Long term assignments are paid $263.99/day, are full time only and some include paid sick days.

In addition to regular classroom substitute teachers, we are always in need of Physical Education, Music, Art and Special Education coverage as well. These positions would require the appropriate license.


  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 25
  • Salary: $ 70 to $ 70 Per Day
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Art
    Classroom Teacher > Music Education
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or a related condition, veteran status or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact the Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-799-3020.

    Job Requirements

    • Our application process is ongoing. Your application will be reviewed and if selected, you will be invited via schools spring to attend one of our bi-weekly substitute teaching orientations.

      Due to the volume of applicants, we ask that you please do not reach out prior for application status. As applications are reviewed, invites will go out and you will receive notifications via school spring throughout application process.

      Please Note: If selected to join our team, you will be required to submit to a criminal records check (CORI) as well as submit fingerprints for the national criminal background check.

      Necessary documents that will be required upon hiring that you can start preparing are:

      2 valid forms of ID (driver's license and either a passport, social security card or birth certificate
      3 letters of recommendation referring to your work ethic and character,
      bank account information for direct deposit
      Unofficial college transcripts confirming BA or 60 college credits

      Thank you for your interest in joining our team, we look forward to meeting all of you!
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Have you ever worked for the Worcester Public Schools? When? What capacity?
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Do you have any relatives employed by the Worcester Public Schools or the School Committee? If yes, please list name, title, and relationship.
      Yes/No
    • 3. Have you ever been terminated for cause from a prior position? If so please explain.
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Deanna Paldino
    • 20 Irving Street
    • Worcester
    • MA, Massachusetts 01609

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