Substitute Application Process

  • Brookline is Hiring Substitute Teachers

    Brookline is accepting applications for per-diem substitutes. Enjoy a flexible schedule and competitive wages while working in a diverse, highly-sought-after public school district. If you are considering subbing for work experience in an educational setting, to transition back to employment outside the home, to supplement your income or as an employment opportunity while in-between jobs or schooling please consider the Brookline Public Schools.

    Brookline is a busy school system of 8 elementary and one large high school serving a diverse community of learners. Our model this year is a building based one. Subs will commit to up to 3 regularly scheduled says in one school. Assignments will be both in-person or remote as needed.

    • Previous experience working with children is preferred but not required
    • These positions are great for people returning to the workforce, graduate students, those who need a flexible schedule, parents who need to be home when children return from school.
    • A college degree is preferred but is not required.


    For further information about substitute teaching, please email or call:

    Christine Nilan

    Applicants will be contacted via email to come in for an introductory interview. Hiring is subject to a criminal background check.

    Take a look at what our Substitute Teachers say about working in Brookline

    “I’m a working parent and love the flexibility to be able to choose my own schedule”

    “I am going to school for teaching, and this is a great way to get classroom experience while fitting employment around my school schedule”