Substitute Teacher (Grades and Early Childhood)

Website Da Vinci Waldorf School

Independent Private School in Lake County, IL

Da Vinci Waldorf School is seeking a substitute teacher to offer on-call support for the Early Childhood or Grades, filling long or short-term absences.

Da Vinci Waldorf School is an independent, private school established in 1998 serving over 100 students and their community. We offer a complete curriculum from Pre-K to Grade Eight. Our educational experience includes foreign language, farming and gardening, handwork, practical arts, instrumental and choral music, movement, and student support programs.

Substitute teachers work on a flexible schedule and may be notified morning of the school day or evening prior.

In Early Childhood programs, the substitute teacher would follow the lead of the main teacher for that day.

Grades Substitute Teachers are provided with lessons or activities normally lead by the main class teacher or subject teacher. Responsibilities may include tracking attendance, administering quizzes, explaining assignments, collecting homework and providing general supervision during class periods. The grades Substitute Teacher will work with students in a group or individually based on need.

Ideal candidates for the substitute teaching position will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Flexibility and critical-thinking skills
  • Patience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and instruct students of all ages
  • Ability to follow specific lessons or program plans
  • Pass a background check
  • A passion for education and experience with or interest in learning more about Waldorf Education


Substitute teachers are part-time, hourly employees,  paid between $18-$35/hour or daily rate based on program serving.

To applySend a cover letter, resume and list of references to Blair Picone, Pedagogical Support:

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