Substitute Teacher - Campus School



The Campus School of Carlow University invites applications for short-term/daily Substitute Teacher(s). Reporting to the Head of School, the Substitute Teacher is a professional educator who is responsible for operating a safe, orderly and positive classroom environment and implementing daily lessons or curriculum as provided by the school regular teacher. Lessons for Preschool - 8th grade including subjects: Language Arts (reading/writing), Math, Science, Social Studies, Religion, Research/Library, Visual Arts, Music, Spanish, French, Physical Education (gym/swim). 

Essential Function:

1. Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher is absent.

2. Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, curriculum objectives, classroom management and instructional strategies.

3. Maintain a working knowledge of and adhere to all Campus School, Carlow University and school district policies and procedures

4. Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities and materials. 

5. Communicate clearly and effectively to students, faculty and staff 

6. Report all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to school administration as soon as possible.

7. Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by school administration.

Physical Qualifications:

1. Must be able to lift, carry and hold children up to 50 lbs.

2. Must be able to actively participate in physical activities indoors and outdoors.

3. Must be able to physically meet the needs of an emergency situation; must be able to supervise children and insure the children's safety during various emergency situation such as quickly escort a group of children outside during a fire drill.


1. PA Certification in Elementary Education (or equivalent) and three or more years experience full-time in an elementary (or equivalent) classroom.

2. Must meet all DOE requirements before beginning: Pre Employment Act 168; current (within one year) PA Child Abuse; PA Criminal Background; FBI fingerprint clearance; PA Mandated Reporter.

3. Certification in CPR/First Aid desired.


This part-time position pays $95.00 for each full day completed as scheduled (7:30am -3:30pm). It may require same-day notice for full day's work.


Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

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Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Full/Part/FT&PT: Part-time
Department: The Campus School of Carlow University
Contact Name/Title: Campus School
Contact Address: Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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