Substitute Teacher

Recruitment #061217-MXAC03-370100

Summary Statement

This position is located in the Ferris School - a secured facility, on the main campus of the department. The incumbent will need to work as part of a team and present instruction designed to meet the needs of a diverse population; behavior management, as well as interfacing with families and the public.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in a satisfactory manner. Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position. 

  • Administer assessments.
  • Understand Individualized Education Programs (IEP).
  • Understand and follow lesson plans.
  • Cover classes when teachers are absent.
  • Collaborate effectively with staff during instructional time.

Job Requirements

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including your employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment training. Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1.  Must have at least 60 college credits or an Associate Degree as required by No Child Left Behind (NCLB). 
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. Knowledge of working with at-risk children or youth.

License,Registrations and Certifications

Applicant will submit the following at time of interview:

  1. College Transcript (unofficial).

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.