Substitute Teacher – Upper School

School Overview

Rowland Hall is an independent school in Salt Lake City serving over 935 students in preschool through twelfth grade. Driven by our vision of inspiring students who make a difference, Rowland Hall sets the standard for teaching and learning excellence in a warm, inclusive environment where students form meaningful relationships that cultivate confidence and self-discovery. Transformational academic and co-curricular programs, including experiential learning opportunities, self-expression through the arts, and a competitive athletic program, ensure students are challenged both inside and outside the classroom. We foster curiosity, compassion, and joy throughout the learning process and graduate young adults who know how to think critically and live with purpose.

Located near the base of the stunning Wasatch Mountain Range and adjacent to the University of Utah, a world-class research university and medical center, Rowland Hall attracts a diverse community of families. The school focuses on recruiting and retaining high-quality employees by offering extensive professional development opportunities, salaries that are competitive with local districts and market rates, and a close-knit, supportive community.

Lincoln Street Campus - Middle School and Upper School

The Middle School (MS - grades 6-8) and Upper School (US - grades 9-12) make up the Lincoln Street Campus and serve a combined 500+ students with a focus on academic, emotional, and social growth as developmentally appropriate. Each division promotes a strong culture of professional growth, collegiality, and collaboration for teachers. We offer an extensive co-curricular program including arts, athletics, and community engagement, including internships for Upper School students with the University of Utah. We focus on experiential learning in both divisions and offer a series of overnight class and grade level trips, Winter Sports within the Middle School, and various community partnerships. We run a 1-1 program with laptops in the Upper School and iPads in the Middle School. Teachers in both divisions use the Canvas learning management system and Veracross as a student information system.

Position Summary

  • Classroom teaching, student support and supervision, facilitating group activities
  • Keep open lines of communication (listening, writing, speaking) with colleagues, students, and families.
  • Fulfill duties (recess, lunch supervision, etc.) as assigned

The Ideal Candidate

Candidates should have experience teaching and working with middle school and high school-aged students. In
addition, the candidate should:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and an interest in engaging in the school community while advocating for students and collaborating with faculty and staff;
  • Be able to apply a variety of instructional practices that relate to the unique needs of this age group;
  • Have the ability and desire to support and promote the mission statement and values of the school;
  • Work successfully with students and colleagues from a range of cultural backgrounds and belief systems.

Additional Information

This is an as-needed position and reports to the Upper School Principal.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and any other supporting materials to Upper School Administrative Assistant and Receptionist Samara Bean at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Rowland Hall is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, believes that each individual is entitled to equal opportunity without regard to sex, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state anti-discrimination laws. Rowland Hall’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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