Substitute Teacher

Impact Public Schools

About the organization

Impact Public Schools (IPS) invites passionate educators to join our team as a Substitute Teacher at Impact | Puget Sound Elementary located in Tukwila, WA (just south of Seattle). Teaching at Impact is a unique opportunity. We are deeply committed to achieving our mission of preparing a diverse population of students to succeed in college and impact communities as the next generation of equity-driven, innovative leaders. Our schools are tightly-knit families where every child is known, loved by an adult mentor and guided to achieve their unique, limitless potential. Our strong community is rooted in joyful rigor and committed to the following core values: Bold ambitions, Brave Solidarity, Team WA, Everyone Grows, Play Big and Intention.


Essential Functions of an IPS Substitute Teacher

Provide support and leadership in the classroom while guiding outstanding academic achievement and student character development

Begin the day prepared to implement the lesson plan provided by teacher

Collaborate with co-teacher teacher in classroom to build an empowering learning environment that excites and invests students in their learning

Inspire students to realize their unique academic, social and emotional potential

Implement effective scholar behavior and academic support

Exemplify IPS’s core values in all interactions with students, families, and colleagues

Willingness to learn and participate in school and classroom culture


Skills and Characteristics:
Enthusiasm for elementary education
Ability to adapt to new classrooms
Ability to connect with a diverse student population
Strong belief in the IPS mission and educational model
High moral character
Values the importance of working in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment
Positive and effective collaborator

Educational Background/Work Experience and Eligibility:
Bachelor’s degree
Passionate about learning
Washington teaching certificate (or a commitment to obtain one)
Must pass background check

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume to [email protected], explaining in detail your qualifications for the position.

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