Substitute Teachers (all disciplines)

Faculty / Part-Time

Worcester Academy, Worcester, MA

Worcester Academy seeks applicants for the position of Substitute Teacher in our Middle and Upper Schools. The Substitute Teacher 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 competitive daily rate.  

Foreseeable needs exist in the following disciplines for long-term substitutes too: Visual Art, English, History, Mandarin, Math, and Science.




  • Support the academic program by covering classes in a teacher’s absence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Heads of Middle and Upper School or the Associate Head of School.

 Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Help students transition and move from one activity to another.
  • Supervise lunch or recess as needed.



Education:  Bachelor’s degree

Experience:  Teaching in an independent school preferred



Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to Doug Poskitt, Associate Head of School, at with “Substitute Teacher” in the subject line.



Worcester Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we subscribe to all federal and state legislation prohibiting discrimination of any sort in hiring, conditions of employment, or employee benefits for reasons of race, creed, color, religious belief, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, marital status, protected sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, veteran status (including Vietnam-era veteran status) or any other protected class pursuant to applicable local, state, or federal laws. Worcester Academy fully complies with all government requirements for determining and implementing Affirmative Action policies related to the protected classes mentioned above.


Worcester Academy

Worcester, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender