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February 1, 2019
Elementary School Substitute Teacher
Celebrating fifty years of providing quality elementary school education to the children of Los Angeles, St. James’ Episcopal School is a community that values academic excellence, scholarship, inclusion, joyful teaching and learning and a strong belief that an elementary school’s primary purpose is to inculcate in children a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to community, a profound curiosity about people and the world, and gratitude for the opportunity to make our complex world more compassionate, empathetic and filled with joy.

Encompassing most of a block on St. Andrews Place, and a preschool on Gramercy Place, St. James’ is comprised of 365 students and over 73 employees, whom we refer to as “staffulty” due to the belief that everything at St. James’ is the curriculum and that all employees offer instruction and modeling to young people in some way.

St. James’ Episcopal School currently has available positions for Substitute Teachers. The position offers an hourly rate of $23.00 and daily hot lunch service, provided by our hot lunch vendor. Substitute teachers are part of a dynamic team and implement an engaging curriculum in innovative, exciting classroom settings. The Elementary School Substitute Teacher reports to the Assistant Head of School, Elizabeth Desmarais.


● Bachelor’s degree
● Experience with the elementary grades
● Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community that empowers its students and families to celebrate their cultural identities, faiths, backgrounds and heritages


An ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
● Knowledge of child development and experience with children
● Support of differentiation in the classroom, one-on-one work with students, preparation and supervision of lessons
● Ability to meet physical demands of working with young children
● Flexibility and a desire to work in partnership with a teaching team and a grade level
● Strong classroom management and communication skills

This is a great opportunity for educators who want to teach in a community that focuses on the whole child and values best practices and the highest standards of teaching excellence. Familiarity with 21st century skills, practice and procedures in working with children.

Interested parties should submit their resume to Danielle Prestidge, assistant to the Head of School at [email protected]
Danielle Prestidge
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