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Substitute Teacher

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Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX


TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


Trinity Christian Academy is looking for dependable and knowledgeable substitute teachers for the current school year and beyond. As a substitute you will ensure that the academically excellent educational and biblically based learning environment remain consistent when the regular teacher must be absent. Our substitute teachers are an important part of TCA.

General Responsibilities

  • Review all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day as provided by appropriate supervisor
  • Maintain as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of TCA and the classroom to which assigned
  • Teach the lessons outlined and described by the absent teacher
  • Assume responsibility for overseeing student behavior in assigned classes and in any other supervisory assignments
  • Execute effective classroom management
  • Use appropriate technology in support of the curriculum in the classroom
  • Create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives
  • Follow all policies, rules, and procedures of TCA
  • Perform other related tasks and assume other related responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the School Head
  • Demonstrate the fruits of the spirit (Gal. 5:22-23) in daily work, and interactions with students and colleagues

Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with youth in an educational setting preferred
  • Ability to implement lesson plans and manage students.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Agree with and support TCA's Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and 
  • Have a willing heart for service (Ephesians 6:7)

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of teaching (including, but not limited to standing, reaching, stooping, squatting down, kneeling, and occasional lifting)
  • Must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into computer
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner

Job Details
Position: Substitute Teacher - Lower School, Middle School and/or Upper School
Hours: 7:45 am - 3:45 pm

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.