Secondary Educator - Computer Science

Newark, DE 19702, US
Feb 28, 2018
Grade Level
High School
Close Date:


Openings for the 2018-2019 School Year

Delaware Design-Lab High School is now hiring exceptional educators to join our family for the 2018-2019 school year.

Teaching opportunities are for full-time, 10-month positions and for the following credentials.

Positions Endorsements/ Certifications

Secondary Education Teacher of Computer Science Grades 9-12 (DDLHS follows the CTE Pathway approved by
the State of Delaware for our Computer Science program)

Learn more about our learning vision at


Bachelor's degree; Delaware licensure and state teaching certificate in subject area at the secondary level; Available for work on employment start date of August 2018.

Preferred/not required:

Dual certification in subject and/or special education; technology integration skills.

Successful candidate will demonstrate:

Knowledge of core standards and rigorous instruction; Knowledge of DE State assessment systems 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 DDLHS's vision to provide innovative design-thinking education to a diverse student body.

-Deliver rigorous instruction and academic support to students in DDLHS's project-based learning model.

-Co-plan with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary units of study across curricula, including science, technology, engineering, media, and design.

-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.

-Sponsor clubs and extra-curriculars that bring joy to both teacher and student.

-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 potential courses, National Honor Society & National Society of Student Councils)

- Connect with local businesses and community members for progam advisory and partnerships.

-Represent DDLHS with distinction in the local community, the state, and beyond.

For immediate consideration, email cover letter, resume, and DE certification in the subject area and/or special education.

After initial screening, you will be required to produce undergraduate/graduate transcripts, professional reference list with 3+ names and current contact information, current criminal background check (CBC) & DE Child Protection registry clearance.

Email to:

Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis. EOE

Start Date: Immediately

Reports To: Principal

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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