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Substitute Teaching at Milton Hershey School

Substitute Teaching Opportunities

MHS fills substitute teaching positions through Substitute Teacher Service. This includes both day-to-day and long-term assignments during the school year, breaks, and summers. Through the service, you have the flexibility to choose sub assignments at MHS based on your interest and availability.

Half-Day Shadowing

Already employed by STS and interested in learning more about subbing at MHS? Half-day shadowing opportunities are available and we’ll even pay you—our half-day pay rate is $65. To request a shadowing day, email us with a note requesting a half-day shadowing opportunity and stating your division of interest (elementary, middle, or high school).

A Milton Hershey School elementary teacher with her students in the classroom.

Pay Rates

The competitive compensation rates for substitute teaching at MHS follows our per diem pay schedule:

  • Days 1 through 20 – $130 per day
  • Days 21 through 71 – $140 per day
  • Days 72 through 122 – $150 per day
  • Days 123 through year end – $175 per day

Extended assignment substitutes with added responsibilities may be eligible for the $175-per-day pay rate earlier.

A Milton Hershey School elementary teacher works with technology in the classroom.

Perks for Substitute Teachers

As a sub at MHS, you’ll benefit from:

  • Established lesson plans provided in the classrooms by MHS teachers
  • Collaborative faculty
  • Small class sizes
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • Access to free lunch in the school cafeterias

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. View full Equal Opportunity Policy.