Substitute Teacher - The Orchard School

Substitute Teacher
Posted 11/18/2021
The Orchard School
Founded in 1922, Orchard is an independent, non-sectarian, progressive school for 550 students in preschool through the 8th grade. Orchard is committed to advance each student’s academic success, self-confidence, open-mindedness, ethical character, leadership, and love of learning. Located in northern Indianapolis on a 43- acre, wooded campus with a state-of-the-art facility, Orchard promises academic excellence through a well-rounded education, engaging the natural curiosity of students in an active, child-centered, and experiential learning environment.  We seek and strive to maintain a diverse and inclusive school community and are committed to the principles that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. We value the skills, knowledge, and experiences a diverse workforce brings to our school.
Position Summary
The Orchard School is seeking dynamic, and collaborative elementary and middle school substitute teachers. The successful candidates will put children at the center of their own learning, facilitate engaging hands-on project-based learning, and understand elementary and middle school child development. Ideally, the candidates would have a passion for diversity, equity, and social justice work and training.
Qualifications and Attributes
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A commitment to education
  • Ability to carry out hands-on, experiential learning activities that advance the targeted learning outcomes
  • Affinity and enthusiasm for working with children
  • Capacity to inspire children
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound judgment and emotional maturity
Candidates should apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Please place “SUBSTITUTE” in the email subject line.
Orchard values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Orchard does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national origin in the administration of its admission, tuition assistance, or employment determination.
The Orchard School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.
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