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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 31, 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.


  • 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.