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Verified Pay Up to $240 per day
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Sayreville, New Jersey

About this job

Pay:Up to $240 per day*

Substitute Teacher for the 2023-24 School Year

Immediate Need - Mercer County


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree, or 60+ college credits.
  • Pass a background check with the NJ Department of Education before the hiring date.
  • Provide a negative TB test within 6 months of the hiring date.
  • Complete a work history form in compliance with, P.L. 2018, c.5, before the hiring date.


As a substitute teacher, you’ll step in for primary classroom teachers when they are absent or in need of support. Duties include following the lesson plans left by the primary teacher, maintaining classroom order, assisting students with their schoolwork, and ensuring a safe and productive learning environment. You’ll play a crucial role in keeping the school day running smoothly in the absence of the primary teacher.

Join and Make a Difference:

Are you a dedicated educator or a passionate supporter of K-12 education? This is an exciting opportunity for substitute teachers, teacher assistants, and all education supporters who want to bring their energy to the K-12 education space in Mercer County. Swing Education’s school partners are actively seeking to fill their immediate teaching needs. And the best part? You get to choose your schedule, enjoy weekly pay, and work within your preferred school districts!

Why Choose to Work Through Swing Education:

  • Flexibility: Be the leader of your teaching journey. Whether you're a substitute teacher, teacher assistant, or just a teaching enthusiast, choose when and where you want to make an impact in the education world.
  • Empowerment: Forget those dreaded 6 AM phone calls! With advanced text notifications and easy access to multiple school districts, your teaching schedule is in your hands.

Steps to Get Started:

  1. Once you click 'Apply Now!', you will be taken to Swing’s application page.
  2. Answer a few simple questions to register and begin the set up process.
  3. Look out for your next steps sent to the email you provided. These instructions will guide you on continuing your set up on the Swing.
  4. Follow on-screen instructions to showcase your classroom-readiness and verify your qualifications.
  5. Customize your teaching schedule by choosing preferred schools and assignments via computer, phone, or our award-winning Swing app. Opt out of assignments that don’t align with your preferences and get ready to start teaching!

Perks of Subbing through Swing (Eligibility-based):

  • Timely Weekly Pay: You'll receive your payment every Friday.
  • Maximum Earnings: We believe in you and we never take a cut of your pay.
  • Assignment Selection: Pick the assignments that match your teaching style.
  • Local Opportunities: Unlock the door to substitute teaching opportunities in your area.
  • Perks: Opportunities to earn additional cash throughout the year.
  • Support and Answers: Need guidance or have questions? Our Swing Education platform support team is here to provide assistance.
  • Referral Program: Refer your friends to join Swing. You both could earn $100!

Pay range: $180-$240 per day* (*Actual pay may vary depending on factors like location, school, education, and certification).