Equity Education
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • $100 daily rate
  • Day
  • Other

JOB TITLE: Substitute Teacher

DEPARTMENT: Talent/Human Resources

REPORTS TO: Managing Director of Talent/Director of Human Resources



EQUITY Public Schools

Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary K-5 www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Leadership Academy Middle/High School 6-12  www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Innovation Academy K-8 www.diachampion.org

Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy 9-12 www.detroitdeltaprep.org/

Detroit Collegiate High School 9-12 www.detroitcollegiate.org


Why Join EQ?

At EQUITY, we believe that creating and sustaining excellent and equitable schools for all children is the most critical issue today and that high-quality education is the only way to change the life trajectory and outcomes for kids. We are relentless in our pursuit and refuse to accept anything less than remarkable schools for our kids, regardless of their zip code.

We know the most effective way to make lasting change in schools is by recruiting, developing, and retaining strong people who are committed to their own development and to our belief that all students have the potential to be remarkable. As a values-driven organization, we seek talent whose values align with ours: empathy, relentless pursuit of quality, embracing the unconventional, taking initiative, tenacity, and commitment to teamwork.

The mission of EQUITY Education is to build a system of remarkable neighborhood schools for traditionally underserved students by manifesting potential.

EQUITY believes that access to a remarkable education is the most fundamental social justice issue today. As an organization, we aim to ensure access to the type of high quality education that grants students success in college and life as we work to dismantle systemic educational inequities.

EQUITY is a steadily growing organization. Student enrollment has increased from 900 students in 2014 to over 1,400 students in 2018. Because of our rapid growth, we need YOU!

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking experienced, reliable substitute teachers to join our team of educators. In this position, you will work in the absence of our regular teachers, aiding students in their daily tasks and helping ensure the understanding of the subject matter being covered.  You should have some classroom teaching experience and possess the skills needed to cover daily instruction and run the classroom environment in an orderly fashion.


What are the major job responsibilities?

  • Use materials provided to attain lesson goals
  • Direct the classroom, accomplishing curriculum objectives and goals outlined in the lesson plans
  • Take attendance according to the procedures of the school, keep classroom and work orderly, and maintain normal classroom rhythms
  • Comply with all procedures, guidelines, and policies of the school at all times


  • Maintain a professional attitude in all manner of conduct with students, faculty, and parents, including a commitment to confidentiality


What are the required qualifications?

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Certificate in teaching is a plus
  • Detail oriented and able to follow written and/or oral instructions
  • Able to communicate effectively with other personnel and faculty
  • Able to cultivate relationships with pupils in a brief time period
  • Confidence and capability in giving instruction in the absence of the regular teacher
  • Willing and able to work standing for most of the day with few breaks to sit


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