Substitute Teacher: Middle and Upper School

Brooklyn, NY

Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Substitute Teacher for our Middle and Upper Schools. The Substitute Teacher will be hired on a daily basis as needed to help to maintain a productive, organized, and warm 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, professionalism, and a sense of humor.



  • Support the academic program by covering classes in a teacher’s absence
  • Carefully follow all teacher instructions
  • Provide an account of the classroom experience as needed
  • Supervise study hall periods
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Heads of Middle and Upper Schools and the Assistant Head of School for Academics

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Help students transition and move from one activity to another
  • Supervise lunch distribution as needed


Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: None

Requirement: All employees must be fully vaccinated and show proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.

Daily Wage: $200 per day

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.

How to Apply: Click [Apply for this position] to submit your resume, cover letter, and specific evidence of qualifications to Mary Klonis, Assistant to the Head of Middle School.

Poly Prep is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.