K-3 Substitute Elementary School Teacher

Substitutes announce their weekly availability and based on that they will be called in to substitute. Substitute teachers are required to be familiar with the routines and methods of Golestan.  They are expected to manage the class with the same level of professionalism as the regular teachers.

Substitute teacher will be working in a mixed age (K through grade 3) multi-cultural class of ~18 children in a progressive independent school.


  • have a trans-disciplinary perspective for fully integrated hands on, inquiry-based, child centered approach to teaching
  • have a minimum of two years’ experience in the classroom
  • have a hunger for learning (themselves) and teaching (kids)
  • be innovative, flexible and willing/able to think outside the box
  • be comfortable in a fluid and dynamic startup environment
  • Fluent in English

Other preferred qualities: 

  • experience teaching K-3 preferred
  • teaching credential
  • native fluency in a second or third language preferably Herbew, Arabic or Persian

Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@golestankids.com for immediate consideration.