Classroom Substitute Teacher

Answer the Call!

St. Helen Catholic School, in Georgetown, Texas, has been educating the whole person to see with Christ’s eyes since 2002. We have amazing and enthusiastic teachers and staff, a loving and caring parent community, and a supportive and prayerful parish community that work together diligently to ensure that our students become faithful, intelligent, and responsible members of our larger community. We look forward to welcoming hard-working, dedicated professionals who are passionate about Catholic education.

The future is very bright for the students we serve at SHCS, and we ask that you prayerfully consider whether you are being called to join our family!

Catholic School Substitute Teacher

Ministerial Character
The pastor and the principal are the visible foundation of the school which the Bishop has entrusted to the pastor and the principal. Together with the pastor, the principal makes Christ’s mission present and enduring in our school. In order to fulfill this mission, the principal employs suitable, chosen collaborators. The principal shares with them Christ’s mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.

Positions employed in our school help to extend the ministry of the pastor and the principal in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the employee in this position is closely connected to and assists the pastor and the principal in the performance of their ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the Church.

Job Summary

The Substitute Teacher fills in for the classroom teacher in their temporary absence. The Substitute Teacher follows the plans, and guides, provided by the classroom teacher. This position reports to the principal.



Support and uphold the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
Act as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
Support and adhere to the Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school.
Follow instructions set by the classroom teacher with logically sequenced objectives based on the adopted curriculum.
Provide appropriate material and resources for students to engage in learning.
Practice positive, consistent discipline in the management of the classroom.
Maintain current and accurate records according to school policies.


Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
Knowledge of instructional methods/strategies and curriculum differentiation  Able to work well with others in the school community Ability to manage student behavior in a classroom setting.
Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Skill in job-appropriate technology
Skill in managing conflicts effectively
Skill in organizational management and delegation of responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma Experience: Preferred, but not required

Certifications and Training:

Valid Texas driver’s license.
Must maintain compliance with the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) policies throughout the employment period.
Must meet the minimum requirements for the teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCED.

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