-Now Hiring Substitute Teachers!-

Are you interested in being on the Museum School’s preferred Substitute List?

We are currently seeking dynamic, credentialed (30 day permits accepted) teachers to join our pool of preferred substitutes for classes in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Please read the job description below. If you qualify and are interested in applying for the position, please send the following to Norma Sandoval at norma@museumschool.org

Substitute Teacher Performance Responsibilities

(Please Review Before Submitting a Substitute Teaching Application)

Reports To: School Principal

Pay: $130 per day or $18.57 per hour

Job Description

In the absence of the regular classroom teacher to help students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.

  • Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign out procedures as prescribed by the principal/office manager.

  • Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.

  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned.

  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly classroom. Straightens chairs, tables, clears chalkboard, etc.

  • Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures.

  • Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with Museum School expectations

  • Insures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.

  • May perform duties usually required of absent teacher such as lunchroom duty, hall monitoring, etc.

  • Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.

  • Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.

  • Knows school procedures and regulations.

  • Performs other related duties as directed by principal


  • Bachelors Degree

  • California Teaching Credential or Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit

  • Passing grade on CBEST or CSET

  • Criminal Background Check

  • TB Clearance

-Volunteer Opportunities-

The Museum school is always looking for parent family volunteers. From assisting teachers in the classroom to clerical work that lightens the load of the school, there's always a way you can help.

If you are volunteering on a one-time basis we will need to check your government issued ID.

If you plan on volunteering on a regular basis we will need you to:

  • fill out a volunteer application

  • show proof of TB clearance

  • undergo a Megan’s Law background check.

Please fill out this SCHOOL VOLUNTEER APPLICATION no matter how often you may want to volunteer.

-Volunteer Drivers-

If you are able to help out as a driver on field trips, it is essential that you fill out this Volunteer Driver Form, provide current registration and insurance, and agree to a background check by providing your current driver’s license to our office staff.

-Volunteer Handy Helpers-

Everything from simple repairs and upkeep to weekly cleanings (wipe down and disinfect desks, chairs, equipment, lunch area, etc). If you are able to help out with your time, please let Norma know at norma@museumschool.org