Substitute Preschool Teacher – The Child and Family Network Centers – Alexandria, VA

Position Title: SubstituteTeacher

Reports To: Director of Education

Department: Preschool Education

Position Summary:

The Substitute-Teacher is responsible for providing a culturally sensitive, safe, secure and stimulating environment that meets the needs of all preschool children. The Substitute-Teacher will also be responsible for providing a high quality educational program using the High/Scope curriculum for preschoolers as well as additional appropriate curricula to enhance and enrich the classroom experience. The Substitute-Teacher will ensure a culturally sensitive classroom environment.

Position Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned in addition to the following):

Maintain a clean, inviting, and stimulating classroom. Occasionally, it will be necessary for the Co-Teacher to complete preparation for classroom activities outside normal working hours without additional compensation.
Responsible for working with the other Co-Teacher to set up schedule of responsibilities for both teachers.
Follow the High Scope Curriculum and provide support for activities to enhance a well-rounded program.
Maintain the confidentiality of child and parent records.
Communicate immediately with the Director of Education about any concerns or needs you have about children, other staff members, or parents.
Notify central office of any code violation(s) from licensing or healths visits, and make central office aware of any concerns. Conduct follow-up procedures when necessary.
Communicate and work respectfully with parents
Responsible for maintaining & meeting the minimum standards for licensing.

Experience, Essential Skills and Personal Characteristics:

Substitute-Teacher must have a highly supportive style and be a team player.
Substitute-Teacher must have the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions and memos.
Substitute-Teacher must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Preferably, the Substitute-Teacher will possess at least one or two years related experience.


High School Diploma required.
Bilingual: English/Spanish required.
Back ground check and TB test required.
Early Childhood Education Training preferred.

The Child and Family Network Centers is an equaly opportunity employer and service provider.

How to apply

Please email resume and cover letter to