Long Term Substitute Position in Biology

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit a full time permanent substitute teacher with a background in BIOLOGY to teach High School and Middle School students for the 2023-2024 school year. The position reports to the Director of the Learning Commons.


  • Substitute classes in the Middle School and Academy, primarily for faculty in the BIOLOGY departments;
  • Teach and provide learning experiences in BIOLOGY, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement; 
  • Monitor students' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate; 
  • Evaluate, try innovative approaches, and refine instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies available to teachers, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn; 
  • Know and use technology in teaching; 
  • Design presentations and/or workshops for academy and middle school students;
  • Demonstrate appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning; 
  • Maintain and improve professional competence through attendance at professional development events; 
  • Share responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department; 
  • Other duties, as assigned. 


  • Licensed to teach grades 7-12; 
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master’s preferred, from an accredited college or university, in BIOLOGY;
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, required;
  • IB and/or AP teaching experience considered a plus; 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to students (ages 13 – 18) in english; 
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
  • Display commitment to safeguarding and protection of children.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this vacancy, please  complete this form and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of how you connect to ACS Athens’ mission;
  • Resume, and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.
As applications are received, interviews will be scheduled for best fit candidates and please note the school may make final hiring decisions prior to the posted deadline.
ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.