Spanish Substitute Teacher - Upper School

Location: Seattle, WA   # of openings: 1
Job Code: 92    


Spanish Substitute Teaching Opportunities – Upper School

On-Call / As Needed Basis


Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in North Seattle, is currently recruiting to develop an on-call list of Spanish Substitute Teachers for the Upper School Language Department. 


Substitute Teaching positions at Lakeside are on-call and used to cover classes on an as needed basis.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Classroom instruction with an emphasis on building oral proficiency, promoting students’ ability to read and write in the language, and exploring the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries;
  • Conferences with students and colleagues, as necessary;
  • Active participation in the life of the school community when on campus for an extended substitute assignment;

Based on the teaching assignment, class syllabus and teaching materials will be created and support from the language department will be provided as necessary.

Requirements and Qualifications

Successful candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree; should possess native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English (must be able to interact with colleagues, students and families proficiently in English); have experience teaching at the High School, late Middle School or college level; be required to successfully complete a criminal background check; and reside in the Seattle metropolitan area.


  • Compensation Rate:  $37.50 per class up to a maximum of $150/day.
  • Long-term substitute teaching assignments will be paid $165/day for the 15th day in the same assignment (retroactive to the first day of that assignment).

Additional Information

Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 828 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.

The School’s Mission and the shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits needed to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning.  We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning. 

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via the online application located on Lakeside’s website (  From the home page choose About Us / Employment / View and Apply For Available Jobs. 

Lakeside is continually looking for qualified teachers to be placed on the Available Substitute Teacher Roster thus this posting will remain open indefinitely.


Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to diversify its workplace.

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