Substitute Teacher(s)


Esperanza Academy, Lawrence, MA

Responsible and caring substitute staff needed for day to day/on-call/per diem teaching and support staff roles.  In addition to classroom responsibilities, there may be duties such as supervision of student arrival/dismissal/lunch, and/or office work such as copying and other assignments.  

Substitutes will be assigned to cover a specific subject area for the day, which will include students in each grade level 5-8.  Classes are 15-18 students per grade.  Substitute teachers who indicate flexibility with respect to availability have a distinct advantage.  

Hours are 7:15am-5:15pm  These positions are part-time.  Substitutes will be called when needed with as much advance notice as possible.  Pay is $200 per day and these positions do not include employee benefits. 

ABOUT ESPERANZA ACADEMY: At Esperanza Academy, we are fortunate to serve our students, their families, and the community of Lawrence. We are a tuition-free independent middle school for girls. By creating a culture of achievement in which academic success and self-discovery are paramount, we protect and nurture the innate confidence that each of our girls possesses. We accomplish this by being a restorative justice school that believes that relationships must come first. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Educational training and/or teaching experience preferred;
  • Experience working with/supervising children preferred;
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse population;
  • Passionate commitment to the academic and personal success of Lawrence students and families;
  • Ability to take initiative and succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced school environment while remaining calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges; and
  • Current Authorization to work in the United States required.

To Apply, Please Submit the Following to

  • Completed application and/or Current resume
  • Three references (Reference Name, Phone Number, and Email Address)

Prior to in school assignment

  • Submit screening/CORI/SORI and fingerprinting requirements.

Esperanza Academy

Lawrence, MA
Middle School