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The Preuss School K-12 Substitute Teacher

Position overview

Position title: K-12 Long-term Substitute Teacher
K-12 Daily Substitute Teacher
Salary range: Long-term Substitute Teacher: $54,166.00/annually
Daily Substitute Teacher: $250.00/day.

Application Window

Open date: October 20, 2021

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

1. K-12 Daily Substitute Teacher at $250.00/day.
2. K-12 Long-term Substitute Teacher at $54,166.00 -$109,666.00/annual (based on education and credentialed teaching experience)

Representation for Long-term Substitute Teacher: Unit IX-Non Senate Instructional Americal Federation of Teachers.

The Preuss School at UC San Diego ( is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college-prep education for low-income scholars who will become the first in their families to graduate from college. As a department within UC San Diego Academic Affairs, The Preuss School also serves as a model school to study and develop best practices in the preparation of underserved scholars for college admission.

Under direction of the Principal, in the absence of the classroom teacher, provide instruction, encourage student progress, and manage the learning environment. Demonstrate professional practices in teaching, using course of study provided by the regular classroom teacher. Adapt subject material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students. Encourage students to think independently and express original ideas.

Please indicate which Substitute Teacher position you are applying for on the cover letter


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Required - Bachelor's degree.
Required - Current California Teaching Credential - Daily Substitute: 30-day Emergency Substitute Credential. Long-term Substitute Teacher: Single Subject Teaching Credential
Required - California Teaching Credential – Clear Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate or equivalent authorization.
Required - Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) compliance.
Required - Applicants must pass Live Scan background check and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Please indicate which Substitute Teaching position you are applying for: Daily Substitute, Long-term Substitute, or both.

  • Copy of Degree/Transcript

  • Copy of Teaching Credential - Daily Substitute Teacher: 30-day Emergency Substitute Credential
    Long-term Substitute Teacher: Single Subject Teaching Credential

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Evidence of Teaching - If available, please provide evidence of teaching, such as lesson plans, evaluations, and curriculum.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA