Substitute Teacher


As a Substitute Teacher at Primrose Schools, you will help young minds explore, discover and understand the world around them.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Teacher to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning.

Primrose is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational childcare experience. We offer year-round programs for children from infant through elementary-aged school age.

Up to 40 hours available across 4 Austin locations!


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of/at (school name) and the local, state or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of/at (school name) Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. 


 Desired skills and experience: 

  • Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency
  • Previous teaching or assistant teaching position in a licensed early childhood program preferred
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib. 

Benefits of working for us:

  • Medical, dental, vision benefits available after 60 days of employment; FREE Tel-a-doc service provided to all staff and their families after 30 days
  • Vacation time after 1 year
  • 12 flex days available for time off per year on top of vacation time earned
  • Child-care available for staff (dependent on enrollment capacity)
  • Values based company that believes in Faith, Family, Compassion, Growth, Longevity, Community, and Education
  • Beginning uniforms provided
  • First year 'Staying Power' bonus

Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school. 

To apply, please call 512-689-8839.

Additional Info

Job Type : Contract

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Education

Link to application : Call to Apply - 512-689-8839

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