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

Mr. Jesse Wakeman

Intermediate School Principal

Dr. Lisa Ueltzhoffer

Jr / Sr High School Principal

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.



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.



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.


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.


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.