Secondary English Teacher (Full or Part Time)

Newark, DE 19702, US
Dec 28, 2017
Grade Level
High School
Job Type
Exciting teaching opportunities for a long term substitute position for the balance of the school year. Opportunities for full-time, 10-month emoloyment beginning in August 2018!

Bachelor's degree; Delaware licensure and state teaching certificate in subject area at the secondary level; Available for work on employment start date: August 2017.

Preferred/not required:
Dual certification in subject; technology integration skills.

Successful candidate will demonstrate:
Knowledge of core standards and rigorous instruction; Knowledge of DE State assessment system including DCAS, Smarter Balanced, MAT & NAEP; Understanding of use of data to produce improved student outcomes; Planning and organizational skills; Excellent communication and problem solving skills; Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and parents; Strong work ethic; Flexibility; Ability to be successful in a fast-paced start-up work environment; strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.

Main responsibilities include:

-Support the Delaware Design-Lab High School's vision to provide innovative Design-thinking education to a diverse student body

-Deliver rigorous instruction and academic support to students in Delaware Design-Lab High School's project-based learning model

-Co-plan with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary units of study in Delaware Design-Lab High School's Science, Technical Engineering, Math, and Media Design curriculum

-Develop lesson plans that ensure student mastery of state learning standards

-Prepare students for all state and school assessments and evaluate student progress

-Coordinate and monitor student learning plans

-Design a classroom environment that fosters challenge, creativity and innovation

-Manage the classroom environment effectively so that student learning is maximized

-Collaborate effectively with colleagues

-Embrace professional learning opportunities

-Attend meetings, activities and events and prepare exhibitions of student work

-Use technology hardware and software for instruction and personal productivity

-Support the development of high achievement programs (Advanced Placement/dual enrollment, National Honor Society & National Society of Student Councils)

- Connecting with local businesses and community members for program advisory and partnerships

- Represent Delaware Design-Lab High School with distinction in the local community, the state and beyond

Email cover letter, resume, DE certification in the subject area and/or special education, undergraduate/graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation (current, within one year), professional reference list with 3+ names and current contact information, current criminal background check (CBC) & DE Child Protection registry clearance. Email to: and visit us at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

Start Date: 1/3/2018

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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