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Propel Schools

Network-wide Math/Science Substitute Teacher

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Summary:

The Network-wide Math/Science Substitute is part of the Academic Team and reports directly to the Director of Math and Science. The focus of the Network-wide Math/Science substitute will be to support the math and science team with classroom coverage across the K-12 network, working closely with classroom educators to pull small groups and run stations, supporting classroom instruction during periods of student conferencing and goal setting, and supporting classroom educators with the implementation of positive testing culture. The Network-wide Math/Science Substitute will work with the Director of Math and Science to develop a deep understanding of the organization's data, suggested instructional pedagogy, and math and science curriculum.

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Math and science educator support may include co-planning and co-teaching. All coverage assignments will be scheduled by the Director of Math and Science and at no point will the Network-wide Math/Science Substitute serve as a building substitute nor a long term substitute for vacancies.

Key Job Elements & Responsibilities:

  • Cover math and science classrooms so that classroom educators can observe TLC classrooms, participate in data meetings, and goal setting with scholars.
  • Support math and science classrooms with co-teaching and implementation of small groups and stations.
  • Support math and science classrooms with positive testing culture and testing practices.
  • Develop an understanding of math and science curriculum and network instructional data.
  • Develop an understanding of math and science instructional pedagogy and best practices.
  • Communicate regularly with the Director of Math and Science to ensure a holistic approach to math and science instruction at Propel.
  • Review weekly assignments the prior week to set a calendar and prepare to support.
  • Perform other responsibilities related to math and science teaching and instruction as discussed and assigned by the Director of Math and Science.


  • Flexibility and willingness to shift weekly schedule and plans as needed.
  • Conduct oneself in a straightforward and honest manner, be accountable for actions, maintain confidentiality, and support organizational values.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with educators and building leaders.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Timeliness with coverage assignments and sense of urgency to complete tasks.
  • Reflective as educator and solution-driven.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Technologically savvy and proficient in G Suite and Google Applications.
  • Growth mindset and ambition to develop as an educator.



  • Bachelor's degree in education and PA certification


  • Experience in urban education
  • Experience teaching math and/or science


  • TB Test
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 114 FBI Clearance
  • Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance
  • Mandated Reporter Training
  • Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure
  • Act 24 Arrest and Conviction Disclosure

Salary: $40,000 annually.

Benefits: Full Comprehensive Benefits package, including Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, excellent 403(b) retirement package with an automatic 5% employer contribution and a 100% match of up to 4% employee contribution, wellness incentives, student loan payments of $75.00/pay after 2 years, and much much more!



Bachelors or better

Client-provided location(s): Allegheny County, PA, USA
Job ID: PropelSchools-FULLT003178
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program