Independence Mission Schools

Daily Substitutes [W Philadelphia/ Lansdowne] (2222)

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TitleDaily Substitutes [W Philadelphia/ Lansdowne]
Posting ID2222



IMS is seeking candidates for daily substitutes within our West Philadelphia/Lansdowne cohort of schools (Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Rose of Lima and St. Cyril of Philomena). Daily substitutes are per diem employees who are contacted on an as-needed basis. Candidates will be selected for interviews on a rolling basis.


Successful candidates:

  • Believe in the mission and vision of IMS and are excited about working in diverse communities with all ages of students (PK-8) and in all content areas - including specials areas, such as music, art and PE, as well as core academics areas like reading and math
  • Model outstanding character traits according to the ethics, values, and philosophy of the Catholic teachings, and exhibit these traits through a positive classroom atmosphere
  • Model a growth mindset for themselves and others and demonstrate this growth mindset through enthusiastic application of new learning and feedback
  • Hold themselves highly-accountable for their work and demonstrate a commitment to accomplish ambitious goals
  • Set high behavioral and academic expectations for all students
  • Communicate effectively with families, peers, and leadership to build strong relationships and a sense of community
  • Plan meticulously and remain highly-organized to ensure every student has an excellent learning experience
  • Have a vehicle to travel between network schools and arrive to their assignments by 7:30 A.M.
  • Demonstrate ongoing flexibility by performing other duties as needed or as assigned


  • Experience working with children of diverse backgrounds (preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to accommodate a range of learning needs and differentiate instruction (preferred)
  • A track record of holding students to high expectations and leading students to successfully achieve those expectations (preferred)

Certification, Degrees, and Qualifications:

  • Clearances on all required background checks (required)
  • Completion of all onboarding documentation and training (required) 

EOE: IMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrates staff diversity. We strive to be and build a diverse team that is representative of our students and the communities in which we serve. If you identify as an individual of color, we highly encourage you to apply!





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Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$100.00 / Per Day
LocationVarious Schools

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/23/2022