Building Substitute 2021-2022

All Subjects · Roxbury, Massachusetts
Department All Subjects
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability. 


As a member of the City on a Hill Charter Public School staff, the Building Substitute will work closely with the School Leadership Team to ensure that our classes requiring coverage are staffed, support students throughout their teachers’ absence, and provide special projects support to the School Leadership Team. The role directly reports to the Principal. 


Teacher Coverage

  • Provide instructional coverage for classes, seminar and advisory sections as needed.
  • Collaborate with the appropriate department to plan lessons, create/update lesson plans, save all updates and creations to the City on a Hill server.
  • Maintain accurate and transparent records of student work in the school’s Student Information System
  • Design and implement high quality assessment of student learning.
  • Attend all Town Meetings, department day meetings, and weekly faculty meetings.
  • Attend all grade level and IEP meetings of the students in all sections.
  • Attend subject and/or grade level field trips as appropriate.
  • Attend quarterly parent/advisor nights, graduation, and other required school events
  • Collaborate with Special Education teachers and ESL teachers to ensure appropriate adjustments to curriculum, instruction, and assessment are implemented and attend Learning Network team meetings for all students in sections

Special Projects Support

  • Implement school wide systems, such as beginning of class routines, merits/demerits, writing across curriculum, as well as any additional academic initiatives implemented at the school;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal or Vice Principal.


  • A belief that all students can and must learn at high levels and a commitment your own continued learning, particularly as it relates to City on a Hill’s journey to operating as an anti-racist school; and
  • 1-3 years of experience, preferably in an urban charter school, in which you demonstrated strong ownership and communication


  • Fluency in Spanish;
  • Preliminary Massachusetts teaching certification; and
  • SEI or RETELL endorsement

We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences which may be transferable to this role. We are an equal opportunity employer, are committed to racial equity, and we make a particular effort to recruit people of color, indigenous people, and gender-non-conforming people to apply for open positions.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public School to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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  • Location
    Roxbury, Massachusetts
  • Department
    All Subjects
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience