Archdiocese of Boston
Boston, MA, US
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The School

Jackson Walnut Park School is an early childhood and primary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Located in an historic neighborhood in Newton, JWP features an accredited Montessori early childhood program and a K-6 independent school in the Catholic tradition. The school offers a rich, discovery-based curriculum, which includes STEAM education at all grades, a language arts program that follows Lucy Calkins' Units of Study, the Responsive Classroom social and emotional learning (SEL) program, and foundations in three languages by sixth grade: Spanish, Mandarin and Latin. A vibrant arts program, diverse after school activities and childcare options, and a caring, values-based community that espouses the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston support the development of well-rounded children who, in the words of our mission: "love learning, love God, and love one another."

The Position

Jackson Walnut Park School seeks Substitute Teachers for the close of the 2021-2022 school year.

Broad responsibilities include:
• Following teacher-provided lesson plans in the event of a teacher absence.
• Maintaining expectations for student behavior, supporting students in understanding community standards with positive reinforcement and guidance.
• Assisting with daily non-classroom duties (drop-off, lunch, pick-up, etc...) as assigned as part of the teacher's normal duties.
• Communicating with teacher about how the day went.
• Conducting one's self in a manner consistent with the school's mission and values, and as a role model for the young people in our charge

  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:5
  • Salary:$125 Per Day
  • Job Category :Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Archdiocese of Boston does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices (consistent with those religious exemptions provided in statutory and constitutional law) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications

      Wide and flexible availability, particularly on short notice, for the duration of the school day (7:30am-3:00pm). Substitute teachers should possess a college degree or be significantly advanced in college with a major or minor in education. Pluses include: Prior school experience, Independent or Catholic school experience, familiarity with Responsive Classroom practices, experience and facility with educational technology (especially Google Classroom, Zoom).

      Applicant Information

      Compensation for substitute teachers is $125 per day. Interested candidates can obtain additional information about the school by visiting our website at

      To apply, candidates should electronically submit a letter of interest and a resume with contact information for three to five references to indicating "Substitute Teacher" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries please. All electronic applications will be acknowledged upon receipt, and those candidates who best match Jackson School's qualifications will be contacted.

      Jackson Walnut Park School, in the treatment of employees and applicants for employment, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination. The school and its representatives follow the laws that govern hiring practices and focus fairly and consistently with every applicant on the talent, skills, and abilities needed for the job.
    • At least 1 yearof relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Stephen Duffy , Head of School
    • 200 Jackson Road
    • Newton,Massachusetts 02458

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