Indianapolis Metropolitan High School-Building Substitute

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
Full Time


Indianapolis Metropolitan High School is a free public school offering a high school education to students in grades 9-12. Indianapolis Met is a best-fit school for students experiencing circumstances that may present a barrier to education. Our school places an emphasis on ensuring students enroll in college or enter into a career that offers a living wage post-graduation.



Employee will provide coverage for absent instructor or support staff as needed. The employee will be responsible for carrying out lesson plans/duties of the instructor for whom he/she is substituting for and meeting the duties of teaching as outlined in laws and policies.

When not covering for an absent staff member, employee will assist with school supervision and office tasks including data entry. Assignments may be changed GEI or school principal at the last minute based on need. This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.



  • Demonstrate knowledge of the response to instruction process and resources to support student learning.
  • Follows lesson plan left by instructor for whom he/she is substituting in accordance with the school’s mission, vision, values, goals and objectives.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior utilizing a variety of positive behavior interventions and supports and following school-wide policies.
  • Maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning experiences for students from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and with varying mental, social, and emotional maturity.  
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment and facilities.  
  • Interact with students, parents, staff, faculty, and administration effectively and professionally.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and observe and assist in upholding and enforcing school, state, and federal policies and procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development sessions as requested.  
  • Respect and practice confidentiality both in and out of school with regard to records, activities, and communications relating to all students, parents/guardians, and staff.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned consistent with the responsibilities of an instructor or support staff member.


  • Classroom management and/or working with teennagers.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Associate’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • Military experience highly considered.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse, urban population.
  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Excel, Word and Internet Explorer. Google Applications (specifically Gmail) preferred.
  • Experience working with high school age students preferred.
  • Record of excellent attendance in previous employment.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.


Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees

To learn more about our Mission and Values, please click here.

Goodwill Industries of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


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