English Teacher - Milford High School

Milford, DE 19963, US
Apr 05, 2018
Grade Level
High School
Close Date:

QUALIFICATIONS: As established by the Delaware Department of Education. All applicants must possess or be eligible to possess a Delaware teaching license and be certified in Secondary English.

LOCATION: High School

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB GOAL: To increase student achievement by serving as a teacher in all aspects of classroom instruction and by providing leadership and support to students.

  1. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  2. Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the district.
  3. Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of the principal.
  4. Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  5. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  6. Strive to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  7. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  8. Evaluate student progress on a regular basis.
  9. Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policies and administrative regulations.
  10. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policies.
  11. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  12. Attend and participate in faculty meetings.
  13. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives and methods.
  14. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
  15. Accept a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.
  16. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  17. Establish and maintain cooperative relations with others.
  18. Provide for his or her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
  19. Participate as a member in the Professional Learning Community.

BEGINNING DATE: August 22, 2018


Salary and work year to be according to the current salary schedule and the Professional Agreement. Days employed in excess of the established work calendar shall be payable at the employee's regular daily rate.


Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Internal and qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and a current resume to: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 by April 26, 2018.

All external and qualified applicants are required to complete the online application at www.milfordschooldistrict.org . External applicants should click on the Employment link at the top of the page. Applicants will be directed to: https://apply.joindelawareschools.org/ats/job_board_frame?REPRESENTATIVE_COMPANY_ID=OA002042&COMPANY_ID=WA000183 . At the bottom of the page click on the link External Employees Click here to login and apply. Only completed applications will be considered and must include:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcripts (indicating class rank and GPA)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • (These letters are in addition to the three references listed on your application.)

Application Deadline: April 26, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email: jpeel@msd.k12.de.us .

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

The District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted.

The Department of Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

The Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Reports To: Principal

  • Teacher of English Language Arts Grades 9-12 (Valid 6-8 in a Middle School)

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.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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