Welcome to the Charter Substitute Teacher Network

Our teachers are the heart and soul of CSTN. We're so glad you want to join us.

Click below to apply.
To get started, we'll need a little bit of info from you.

Please write your first name in the space below: *

What's your last name, {{answer_12967969}}? *

What's your primary phone number? *

And what's your date of birth? *

Thanks! Now let's move on to the fun stuff. The next few questions give you an opportunity to introduce yourself and share your passion for education.

Take a few sentences to introduce yourself. Who are you and why do you want to become a CSTN Guest Teacher? *

200 words
In which CSTN region would you like to teach? *

In what borough would you like to teach?

When it comes to teaching...

Do you believe that every child, if given the proper learning environment, can cultivate a unique and powerful gift to contribute to to the world? *

Why do you believe that? *

200 words
This section gives you the opportunity to share your past experience and how you plan to apply it in the classroom.

Do you have any experience working or volunteering in schools? *

Awesome! In what capacity? *

How many years of experience do you have as a {{answer_13111015}}? *

What kind of school(s) have you worked or volunteered in? *

No worries! There are all kinds of ways to get experience working with young people.

Do you have any experience working or volunteering with young people, outside of schools? *

Tell us about your volunteer experience, and how you would apply it in the classroom:

200 words
Since you don't have any direct experience with young people, tell us what's compelling about your skills and/or story and how you would apply that to engage and educate students?

200 words
Imagine you were asked to create a lesson about anything you wanted.

Briefly describe what your lesson would be about and how you would engage your students. *

The more detail you can include the better! We want to get to know you, your instructional style and engagement tactics.
Now for some questions about your education, language skills, and certifications:

What is the highest level of education you've obtained? *

Are you fluent in any foreign languages?

Do you have any educational certifications? *

This doesn't disqualify you. It helps us make sure we pair you with the best fitting schools.

In what state is your certification valid? *

Do you have any other professional certifications?

If not, simply leave blank.
What grade level(s) do you feel the most comfortable working with? *

Guest Teaching requires the flexibility to instruct across grade levels, but this will help us match you with preferred grades.

Which subject area(s) do you feel the most comfortable teaching? *

As a Guest Teacher you'll have the opportunity to teach subjects in and out of your comfort zone. We'll do our best to match you with the subject areas you feel most comfortable teaching, and we'll provide the support you need to broaden your instructional portfolio and grow professionally.

Are you at least 18 years old and legally eligible to work in the U.S.? *

Would you be able to pass a criminal background check? *

Take a few sentences to explain. *

Please upload your resume :) *

What is your preferred start date? *

This means you'd be ready to begin teaching on this day!
Please share the contact information of two professional references (i.e. previous supervisor or manager).

First and last name of reference #1: *

Email address or phone number of reference #1: *

First and last name of reference #2: *

Email address or phone number of reference #2: *

How did you hear about us? *

Thanks for applying to join CSTN {{answer_12967969}}! We'll be in touch shortly.

Know someone else who would make a great Guest Teacher?
Copy the link below and send them this application!*