Employment Opportunities

Anyone seeking employment at Newark Charter School should mail completed NCS Employment Application along with a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Newark Charter School
200 McIntire Drive
Newark, Delaware 19711

NCS Employment Application

View position openings at Join Delaware Schools website.

Applicants who are interested in substitute teaching should contact:

 

Mrs. Wendy Boonin

Primary School Principal

wendy.boonin@ncs.k12.de.us

Mr. Jesse Wakeman

Intermediate School Principal

jesse.wakeman@ncs.k12.de.us

Dr. Lisa Ueltzhoffer

Jr / Sr High School Principal

lisa.ueltzhoffer@ncs.k12.de.us

Position openings for the 2019-2020 school year include the following:

 


 

(Long Term Substitute) Special Education Teacher

Anticipated Need (August – Mid November)

Newark Charter School is looking for Long Term Substitute to serve as a Special Education teacher working with students who have significant disabilities. This candidate will be required to plan and deliver lessons for three students in 5th and 6th grades in various contents. This candidate will be supported with paraprofessionals. A preferred candidate will be one who has Special Education certification with past experience in working significant cognitive disabilities. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Principal, Jesse Wakeman via email jesse.wakeman@ncs.k12.de.us.

 


 

English Language Arts Teacher (4th and 5th Grade)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Intermediate School seeks a full time English Language Arts teacher.  This teacher will be teaching students in both the 4th and 5th grades.  Candidates are required to have an Elementary Education Certification.  As this position is content specific, ideal candidates will have a passion for teaching Language Arts in these grade levels.

 


 

Special Education Teacher (6th Grade)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Intermediate School seeks a full time Special Education teacher.  This teacher will be teaching students in the 6th grade in an inclusion setting, in a separate special education setting and in multiple content areas.  Candidates are required to have a Special Education Certification.

 


 

Aides (multiple grades)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

Newark Charter School seeks multiple, full time Paraprofessionals.  Paraprofessionals will be providing support in various ways including serving as an instructional aide, serving as behavioral support and supporting for students with significant disabilities including autism and other cognitive disabilities.  Candidates are required to have a current paraprofessional license or be willing to obtain one promptly.  Ideal candidates will have experience or training working with students in a similar grade level and in a similar setting.

 


 

Intermediate School Chorus and Musical Director

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Intermediate School seeks a Director for its Chorus Program and Musical Director.  These extra curricular activities meet outside of the normal instructional day.  During the 2018 – 2019 school year, these programs had about 75 students each.  The candidate will be compensated with a stipend for each program.  With a General Music certification, a 20% Primary General Music position is available.

 


 

Paraprofessionals (Jr/Sr High)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

Paraprofessionals are needed to provide instructional and behavioral support for students with significant disabilities.  Experience with students with autism and other cognitive disabilities are preferred.  Candidates are required to have a current paraprofessional license or be willing to obtain one.

 


 

Physical Education Teacher (Jr/Sr High)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Jr/Sr High is seeking a Health and Physical Educator to provide instruction for students in grades 7th – 12th.  Desired qualities include: self-starter, team player, positive role model for a healthy lifestyle and is excited to contribute to the school community outside the classroom.

 


 

Part-time Piano Teacher

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Jr/Sr High School seeks a part-time music teacher to provide instruction to high school students desiring to study the piano at the beginner and intermediate levels. 

 


 

Special Education Teacher (Jr/Sr High)

Close Date: 5/1/2019

Start Date: 8/21/2019

The Jr/Sr High School seeks a full time Special Education teacher.  This teacher will be providing small group instruction across multiple grade levels in the content areas of English, mathematics and social studies. Candidates are required to have a Special Education Certification in grades 7-12.

 


 

Speech Therapist – Summer Programming/ESY

Speech Therapist will be responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing speech language therapy for students with a variety of communication needs.  Experience in providing therapy for students with complex communication needs and communication devices preferred.

Must meet certification requirements for Speech Language Pathologist in Delaware schools.

 


 

Occupational Therapist (K-12)

Occupational Therapist will be responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing therapy for students with a variety needs including fine motor and sensory.  Experience in providing therapy for students with complex sensory needs and knowledge of assistive technology preferred. 

Must meet certification requirements for Occupational Therapist in Delaware schools.

 


 

Social/Emotional Learning (K-6)

Staff member will have knowledge and experience in social emotional learning and behavioral modification techniques. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meets Delaware requirements for certification as either school psychologist, school counselor, or teacher of students with disabilities.
  • Experience working with students who have social/emotional and behavioral health needs.
  • Primary focus is the social/emotional and behavioral health needs of students in k-6.
  • Provide social emotional interventions, supports, and strategies to support students, their parents, and teachers
  • Conduct FBA and develop Behavior Plans,
  • Connect families to Community Based Services,
  • Partner with school staff in the early identification of social/emotional, mental health, and behavioral needs
  • In-class support and reinforcement of strategies
  • Counseling services (individual and small group)
  • Support teachers in developing visuals and behavioral modification supports
  • Develop data collection procedures
  • Collect, analyze, and share data with school staff and parents
  • Run social skills groups
  • Teacher coaching and support in implementing classroom based systems and strategies for students requiring additional social/emotional supports.
  • Member of the school multi-disciplinary team
  • Performs other related duties as required

 


 

Reading Specialist (3-6)

The Reading Specialist will perform specific, targeted instruction in the area of Reading to supplement and support instruction in the regular classroom. This instruction will be provided with individual students or small group settings who have been identified as needing specific and more intensive reading instruction.

  • A Master’s degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university in Reading.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
  • Experience providing intensive reading instruction that includes multi-sensory, research and evidence based practices.
  • Experience in collaborating with teachers to develop differentiated lesson plans and small group instruction.
  • Ability to develop engaging lessons that motivate students in challenging skill areas.

Provide reading instruction and interventions for a wide range of learners including students with reading disabilities and English Learners.

Newark Charter School, enrolling 2,414 students in grades K-12

The Mission of the Newark Charter School is to promote high levels of student effort, achievement and decorum for children in grades K-12 in the Greater Newark community by providing continuous, engaging and rigorous academic challenges grounded in a sequential core of common knowledge, delivered in a community of students, educators and involved parents who value scholarship and appropriate behavior.

Operating since 2001, Newark Charter School’s primary and intermediate schools are located on its Patriot Way Campus and the junior/senior high school, located on the McIntire Drive Campus in the City of Newark, opened in 2013.

Newark Charter School is recognized as a school of excellence both at the state and national levels.

  • Named National Blue Ribbon School for Academic Excellence (U.S. Department of Education)
  • Named Reward School: Highest Performing School and Superior School (Delaware Department of Education)
  • Named Top Workplace-Best in Delaware (News Journal/Workplace Dynamics)
  • National Title I Distinguished School (U.S. Department of Education)
  • Ranked # 2 on the national list for top performing schools or districts in reading. (Global Report Card, George W. Bush Presidential Center)
  • Designated a Core Knowledge Visitation School and top ten Core Knowledge Schools in the Country (Core Knowledge Foundation)
  • 3,300 students on a waiting list (2019-2020)
  • Parent satisfaction rating: 100%

Non-Discrimination Statement
It is the policy of the Board of Directors of the Newark Charter (“District”) that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age or disability, be subjected to any discrimination prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; American with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and other applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders. This policy applies to recruitment, employment, and subsequent placement, training, promotion, compensation, continuation, probation, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment over which the District has jurisdiction. Any questions, please contact the School Director at 302-369-2001.