SubstituteTeachers perform the instructional and classroom management processes for teachers who are absent for a day or longer periods of time. Their duties include taking attendance, explaining homework, and maintaining the classroom. Candidates need to be flexible in their availability. This is an On-Call position.
Following the lesson plan of the regular classroom teacher.
Although we are accepting resumes for all disciplines, we have a specific need for substitutes in the following areas:
Early Childhood (N–2)
Lower School (3–5)
World Languages (all grades)
Bachelor's degree preferred
Previous teaching experience in an N-12 environment required.
About University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
The Laboratory Schools is among the largest independent schools in the country with a history dating to 1896 under the auspices of John Dewey and the University of Chicago. Located on the U of C campus, the Schools serve children (N-12) from metropolitan Chicago with approximately 60% of the students coming from families affiliated with the University. The University environment attracts a rich and diverse student body and parents who value and support a quality educational program. The Laboratory Schools' seeks the finest employees who have a desire to inspire a love of learning in our students and we employ people with a wide range of skills and training in many different disciplines. We have a long history of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion work. We continue to build on this work and seek out employees who also share this commitment to one of our core values. We are committed to making sure that Lab is a great place to work and our connection to the University of Chicago provides our faculty and staff with opportunities that would be nearly impossible to match in any other environment.