Substitute Teacher

Job Description

Waldorf School of New Orleans is looking for energetic and motivated substitute teachers to work with students from nursery through 8th grade.  The best candidates for substitute teacher jobs have a bachelor’s degree and enjoy working with children.  They are flexible and have some sort of education experience.  Successful candidates will have to undergo a background check.


Substitute Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate.

  • Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans.

  • Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students.

  • Maintain a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment.

  • Supervise students out of class such as in hallways and at playgrounds.


Substitute Teacher Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong command of English language

  • Overall average competency in most or all subjects

  • Ability to remember many names

  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students

  • Setting the proper tone from the beginning for classroom management


Please submit your resume and cover letter to



Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1

Additional Details:

Does this job require travel: No

Is shift work required: No

Is a commercial driver's license required: No

Does this job require any tests or assessments: No

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(504) 345-2366

Main Campus at the Rose Collaborative

2539 Columbus St

New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 525-2420 - phone

(504) 575-3223 - fax

Early Childhood Center

2010 Peniston St

New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 345-2366