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Lower School Substitute Teachers

Lower School Substitute Teachers

Germantown Academy

We inspire students to be: Independent in Thought • Confident in Expression •

Compassionate in Spirit • Collaborative in Action • Honorable in Deed

Germantown Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school located on a beautiful 126-acre campus in the Fort Washington suburbs near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The school serves more than 1,200 students in grades PK-12. Founded in 1759, GA is America’s oldest non-sectarian day school with rich traditions and a strong commitment to ongoing innovation of curricular and pedagogical practices.

Germantown Academy is committed to the work of equity and inclusion and believes that equal opportunity in all aspects of employment supports the mission of the school and the successful attainment of our strategic objectives. Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and a respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.

Per-diem substitute teachers are needed for PreK through 5th grade. Applicants need to have an elementary teaching background or prior camp experience with elementary aged students and be available from 7:45 AM - 3:15 PM. Candidates may be called on short notice for daily needs or for longer term assignments. Clearances need to be up to date. Pay rates are as follows:

$160 per day plus lunch

$80 for a half day up to 4 hours

If you are experienced and interested in substitute teaching at GA, please email your résume to