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Age 3 through 8th grade

Working for Us

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

Elementary science TEACHER

Position Summary:
The Independence School is seeking a full-time elementary science teacher. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elementary Education or General Science Education with at least three years’ teaching experience, preferably in the elementary grades. Solid knowledge of research-based classroom practices and how to employ them is a plus. Inspiring tomorrow’s scientists, candidates should be skilled at using an inquiry-based approach and guiding students to ask questions, think critically, and generate innovative ideas. Interest in using our 90-acre campus as an ideal place for investigations of real-world phenomena is essential, as is competence with digital platforms, such as Google for Education.
 
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and Application for Employment to Mrs. Christy Koense, Head of Lower School, at ckoense@indyde.org, or at the following address: 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE 19711. No phone calls, please.
 
 

Full-Day or Partial-Day substitute Nurses

Position Summary:
The Independence School is looking for nurses interested in substituting for full or partial days.

Requirements are as follows:

  • R.N. License
  • CPR & AED Certification 
  • Basic computer knowledge 
  • 1 year minimum clinical nursing experience

School nursing experience is preferred but not necessary.
Interested candidates should contact Linza Godfrey, B.S.N., R.N., at lgodfrey@indyde.org.
 

Application for employment can be found here.

Ongoing Substitute Positions
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS (must have earned a bachelor's degree or higher)
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHER'S AIDE

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.