Substitute Teaching Position

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Job description

Job description


Position Summary – Substitute Teacher /Casual

Founded in 2010, the Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton (WISE) is a solidly established and yet growing school that fosters an environment where the whole child is nourished.

The school is supported by a caring group of parents and teachers, serving children from kindergarten to grade 9. The individual must be passionate about, or interested in learning and implementing Waldorf pedagogy. Funds and bursaries are available to facilitate Waldorf training for those moving into ongoing positions. In-house mentoring is also provided. We invite you to bring your talent, ideas, energy and enthusiasm to help us prepare children for the opportunities and challenges of their future.


  • Must have a Bachelor of Education Degree.
  • Must have an Alberta Teaching Certificate.
  • Police records check including vulnerable sector within the last 6 months
  • Nurturing personality.
  • Artistically and musically inclined is an asset.
  • Committed to on-going personal and professional development.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task with confidence.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Creativity and independence in lesson planning skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in attending Waldorf teacher training in-services or other Waldorf education opportunities is preferred.
  • Teaching experience is desired.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Wage: Full day rate: $210 and half day rate of $120 (4 or less hours)
  • Hours and Length of Year:
  • Classroom contact hours vary, from 8:15 AM to 3:25 PM, Monday to Friday.
  • Classes run September to June.


  • Ensure that all Equivalent Learning Outcome documentation is up to date as required by Alberta Education and plans given for the day are followed

*All new employees are subject to a 3 month probationary period.

To Apply: In order to be considered for this position, please ensure that the following are sent in with your application to :

  • Resume and cover letter.
  • Alberta Teaching Certificate.
  • Police records check for vulnerable sector completed within the last 6 months.
  • Reference letters and/ or reference contact info.
  • Practicum notes if you have any.
  • First Aid- level C or receipt for registration in an upcoming course. Feel free to apply without this document in hand as it is possible to complete prior to your start date.
  • A brief note outlining the grades you are most interested in or comfortable substitute teaching with – (from kindergarten to grade 9) and your availability for subbing during the upcoming year.

** Please label each document separately so they can be easily identified.

Thank you in advance for completing the phone screen as part of initial Indeed application. Applicants with phone screen questions completed will be contacted first.

Thanks so much and we look forward to hearing from you!

Salary: Up to $210.00 per day

Application question(s):

  • What is your availability for subbing? Also please indicate if you could teach Elementary or Jr High French, Music, Art, Handwork (knitting etc.) and Woodworking if needed. Thanks!


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • Alberta Teaching Certificate (required)

Application deadline: 2023-02-25