Substitute  Teachers
Start Date: 2023-2024 School Year
Qualified candidates with limited availability are encouraged to apply – we will work with your schedule.


Applicants Selected wil be subject to a security background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility and suitability requirements.


People of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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This position reports to the building principal. 


Compensation for 2023-2024 School Year:


Daily rate of $100.00 per full day; $60.00/day per half day

Rates are approved on an annual basis running September 1 - August 31 and increase depending on length of assignment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
  • Qualified candidates who have limited availability are encouraged to apply __ we will work with your schedule. 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Maintain a positive learning environment and respond to the individual needs of the students.

  2. Implement effective lessons in the absence of the regular Instructor.

  3. Ensure that district policies are observed during all activities.

  4. Create a safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning.

  5. Keep all children in the classroom under supervision at all times. 

  6. Be familiar with fire exits, fire drill procedures, severe storm and tornado warning procedures.  Review notes for the day, take attendance and follow the lesson plans of the teacher.

  7. Maintain confidentiality as defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

  8. Demonstrate the ability to adapt to circumstances.  Exhibit good judgment and use appropriate language or behavior while on assignment.

  9. Report for duty 30 minutes early and remain on duty for the entire assignment, including planning time of the teacher.

Other Job Functions:      

  1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.

  2. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

  3. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.

  4. Leave detailed notes for teacher on any issues experienced during the day.
  5. Other duties as assigned by the Principal, or the Substitute Office

Lincoln, Massachusetts


Lincoln is a residential suburb located 12 miles northwest of Boston.  The community is rich in history with a strong tradition of citizen participation.  The school district serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.  In addition to the K-8 Lincoln School, the district operates the Primary School and Middle School at Hanscom Air Force Base as well as an integrated Preschool.  Lincoln has a long tradition of educational excellence and strives to offer innovative, student-centered instruction in an inclusive setting with small class sizes.  As a founding member of the METCO Program, Lincoln has maintained its commitment to diversity and multi-cultural education.  


Lincoln Public Schools Vision


The Lincoln Public Schools strive to cultivate all students and staff to be collaborative leaders who are critical thinkers, equity-oriented, and growth-minded, as outlined in the LPS Portait of a Learner.


The School Committee subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within the District who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned, and promoted without regard to their age, color, active military/veteran status, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or housing status.  Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and ability.