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Age 3 through 8th grade

Employment Opportunities

The Independence School actively seeks candidates of diverse backgrounds for employment.

-- Positions currently available, as of May 18, 2017 --


Long term substitute teacher/Middle School Science
The Independence School is seeking a long term substitute teacher beginning in late August through November 2017. The substitute will be responsible for teaching 6th-8th grade students in earth, life and physical science. Classes are a combination of content instruction, individual online learning and collaborative lab based investigations. An ideal candidate will have a background in science education and possess some experience with current educational technologies.

Please send resume and application for employment to Vicky Yatzus, Head of School, at vyatzus@tisde.org, or 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE 19711. No phone calls, please.


Middle School Math Teacher
The Independence School is seeking a middle school math teacher to teach 6th through 8th grade level math classes. Knowledge and skill in teaching pre-algebra to geometry is required. We are seeking an experienced, high-energy teacher with a passion for math who enjoys working with students at the middle school level and working with colleagues to deliver a high quality curriculum. Ability to incorporate 21st century skills including effective use of technology in a one-to-one environment and a knowledge of project based learning would be assets. Candidate should be interested in operating across curriculum areas to provide strong STEM experiences. Please send resume and application for employment to Vicky Yatzus, Head of School, at vyatzus@tisde.org, or 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE 19711. No phone calls, please.


Van Driver
The Independence School seeks a van driver to transport students to school every day, Mondays through Fridays (school schedule to be provided); with the expectation to have students arrive on campus by 7:45 a.m. each morning. Students will be traveling from north Wilmington to Pike Creek. Proposed van stops include two locations in north Wilmington (Rte. 202) and one location in Greenville (Rte. 52).

This is a part time job, averaging about 10-15 hours each week. This is a perfect job for a retiree who likes to drive, loves kids, and would like to make some extra money. No special driving license is required but we do require a clean background check and driving record. The Independence School vehicles are standard 11-seat passenger vans.

Interested candidates should complete the Application for Employment and mail to:

The Independence School
Attn: Van Driver
1300 Paper Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711
No phone calls, please.


  • Substitute teachers
  • Substitute teacher's aide
  • Summer at Independence camp counselors

Application for employment can be found here.

Application for substitute teachers and Extended Day staff can be found here.

The Independence School does not discriminate based on race; color; religion; sex; pregnancy; gender identity; sexual orientation; reproductive health decisions; national origin; age (over 40); disability; genetic information; marital status; family responsibilities; past or present military service; status as a volunteer emergency responder; status as a victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking; or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.