Building Substitute

Enlace Academy

Job Description

Organization Overview

The Neighborhood Charter Network (NCN) is a grassroots organization that launched in 2016 in order to manage a growing family of schools in Indianapolis, IN. The mission of The Neighborhood Charter Network is to expand educational equity to the communities we serve.

Job Summary:

The Network Building Substitute position provides a unique opportunity for passionate individuals dedicated to education to gain hands-on practice in a classroom setting.

Network Building Substitutes are responsible for instructing students and facilitating their learning in the absence of the classroom teacher and for providing small-group instruction. These duties provide excellent training, preparation, and practice to gain the experience and support necessary to develop their teaching skills.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver classroom instruction to students in the absence of the classroom teacher as outlined in lesson plans
  • Create a classroom that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Maintain a safe and orderly environment for students
  • Maintain established routines of the school and classroom procedures in which assigned
  • Maintain a professional appearance as an example to students
  • Remain at school the entire school day unless otherwise instructed by Supervisor
  • Maintain reasonable rules of conduct which encourage self-discipline and responsibility
  •  Communicate effectively with parents and team members when needed
  •  Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and times designated
  •  Participate in regular and ongoing professional development efforts
  • Other duties as assigned (e.g., testing, small group instruction, and school initiatives)


  • A member of the leadership team will reach out by 6am on days where support is needed
  • Must be available 1-2 days per week (Monday – Friday) from 7:30-3:30pm to support


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Positive Background Check
  • At least 2+ years of experience in setting with children

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Teaching or Substitute Teaching Certification

NCN Core Values:

NCN Equity Statement:

The Neighborhood Charter Network is an equal employment opportunity school corporation which strives to deliver educational excellence, equitable access, and quality service to our students and families. NCN recognizes the educational and social value of human differences and their various forms. NCN is committed to an inclusive approach which affirms and embraces all aspects of diversity. We are strengthened by our unique knowledge, experiences, interests, hopes, challenges, cultures, traditions and families. We engage families as partners in education through trusting relationships built on culturally responsive two-way communication and mutual respect.

Recognizing our diversity, we are committed to equity in all of our work. We seek to allocate resources to eliminate discrimination and disparities. We strive to eliminate prejudice, bigotry, and intolerance and bridge gaps between and among our diverse students, families, staff and communities.

Our approach to diversity and commitment to fairness ensure that the students we serve are empowered to succeed in high school, college and beyond.

Key Details:  

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will perform other reasonably related tasks as assigned by the supervisor or other management personnel.

NCN reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours accordingly. This document is for management communication only and is not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment.

Neighborhood Charter Network provides equal opportunities of employment to all applicants and and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type against anyone without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6), Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
Instructional Support, Substitute Teacher
Job Subjects
Elementary, Flex Teacher