Substitute Teacher

New York, United States | Full-time


Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Faculty Substitute Teacher for our Middle and Upper School. The Faculty Substitute will be hired on a daily basis as needed to help to maintain an organized, efficient, and productive work environment for our students in the absence of their regular teacher(s). We seek candidates who are eager to engage students with patience, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.

This position will pay a $200 daily rate.  




  • Support the academic program by covering classes in a teacher’s absence.
  • Supervise study hall periods.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Heads of Middle and Upper School and the Assistant Head of School for Academics.


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Help students transition and move from one activity to another.
  • Supervise lunch distribution as need be.



 Education:  Bachelor’s degree

 Experience:  None


Poly Prep strives to be an equitable, just, and diverse community, one proud of and deeply committed to empowering students to discover who they are and what they want to be. In keeping with the country day school philosophy, we seek community members who share a passion for learning in and out of the classroom. Every educator at Poly Prep aspires to uphold our mission “to support and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and--above all--character.”