Job Description

Substitute Teachers Preschool-Grade 8

Renbrook School is an independent day school for children ages 3 to Grade 8 located in West Hartford, Connecticut. Both Lower and Upper school seeks outstanding candidates to fulfill the role of a substitute teacher. In the absence of the full time classroom teacher, the substitute teacher provides instruction, encourages student’s progress, and manages the learning environment.


  • Implement existing lesson plans in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate
  • Instruct students regarding a variety of classroom topics and courses of instruction
  • Follow lesson plans as required by school policy
  • Assign reasonable tasks and homework to students in accordance with the lesson plans
  • Address the various learning styles of students accordingly
  • Demonstrate professional practices in teaching
  • Maintain classroom control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students and staff

The ideal candidate will possess a college degree in teaching and learning or a related field, with 1-3 years experience working with children.

For Grades Preschool-4, please submit a resume and cover letter to Tia Raimo at, the Lower School Administrative Assistant. For Grades 5-8, please submit a resume and cover letter to Lisa Terwilliger at, Upper School Administrative Assistant. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis. If hired, candidates are subject to mandatory background screenings.

Renbrook School is an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, veteran status, sexual orientation, and other protected classes.

Renbrook School will make a reasonable accommodation to known disabilities of a qualified applicant or employee, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on its operation.