become a substitute/guest teacher

The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit offers a variety of opportunities to substitute in our classrooms:

MCIU Guest Teacher Program

The Montgomery County Guest Teacher Program provides individuals possessing a bachelor’s degree in any content area with comprehensive substitute training in order to become a guest teacher / day-to-day substitute in MCIU classrooms and participating Montgomery County school districts of their choice.  Utilizing a two-day hybrid training model consisting of in-person instruction and asynchronous online learning, applicants will learn the basics of classroom management, lesson plan design, special education services, and how to deal effectively with today’s students. The Guest Teacher Program runs up to three times per year including in the Summer, Fall, and Spring. 

Program Dates:
November 2021/TBD
February 2022/TBD

Program Outline:
Utilizing a two-day hybrid training model consisting of in-person instruction and asynchronous online learning, applicants will learn the basics of classroom management, lesson plan design, special education services, and how to deal effectively with today’s students. Attendees will complete approximately 5-6 hours of online training and completing a ½ day of classroom observations and a ½ day of in-person training. Upon successful completion of the required trainings, required paperwork, and approval from the PA Department of Education, attendees will be qualified to work as a substitute in any subject area for the current academic school year in MCIU classrooms and participating Montgomery County public school districts.

How to Register:
Complete an online application:

Candidates will be interviewed to determine acceptance into the Guest Teacher program. Candidates who are accepted into the program will be notified via email with links to complete the online asynchronous trainings and necessary paperwork to be completed prior to the on-site training session. For more information, please contact us at jobs@mciu.org or call 610-755-9308.

MCIU Substitute Teacher Opportunities

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a flexible family-friendly schedule? The MCIU is hiring Substitute Teachers and Substitute Teacher Assistants! Our substitutes work throughout Montgomery County in our Special Education Classes.

The MCIU offers one of the highest per diem rates for substitutes in Montgomery County.
· Substitute Teachers: $130 per day (Bachelor’s degree required, Special Education K-12 Certification preferred)
· Substitute Teacher Assistants: $110 to $130 per day (requirements include experience with children and a passion for helping those who need our support)

How to Apply
To apply, please visit  Substitute Opportunities.

Questions?
For more information or if you need assistance, please contact us at jobs@mciu.org or (610) 755-9308.

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