Substitute Teaching in Delaware
Undergraduate and graduate students in our teacher preparation programs can become substitute teachers in Delaware schools and gain classroom experience while serving the local community.
This page provides easy access to each district and charter school’s substitute teaching application process, as well as a curated list of resources for first-time substitute teachers.
New Castle County
Appoquinimink School District
Appoquinimink School District uses Frontline Education for all job applications. You can search for substitute positions on that site.
118 S. 6th Street, Odessa, DE 19730
Dominic Banks, Supervisor, Recruitment, Retention
Brandywine School District
General information on becoming a substitute teacher can be found on their website, Work for BSD! / Substitute Teachers/Paraeducators.
- You can join an information session to learn more about substituting.
- You can send your resume directly to Kelly Services by email.
- You can create an account and submit an application through MyKellyJobs.com.
If you would like to apply, it would be best to contact the recruiter at Kelly Education directly:
1311 Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19809
Hekima Wicker, Administrator of Human Resources
Charter School of Wilmington
There is a page on their website that has current openings.
100 North DuPont Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
Christina School District
Christina School District uses ESS for non-long-term substitutes. You will see links for both substitute teachers and substitute educational paraprofessionals. Both jobs list responsibilities and qualifications as well as a link to start your application.
600 N. Lombard Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Ledonnis Hernandez, Supervisor, Human Resources
Freire Charter School
An application for all their support roles, including substitute teachers, can be found on their website. Clicking on the link will bring you to the Freire Schools Careers Portal. From there, you can search by location and degree type to find all substitute openings.
201 W. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
First State Montessori Academy
Experience with Montessori or Responsive Classroom is helpful but not required.
More job information can be found on their website.
1000 N. French Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Gateway Lab School
There is an application available. Enter “substitute teacher” on the first line for Position Applied For.
Once completed, send the application, cover letter and resume to Pam Draper.
You can also place an application at Join Delaware Schools.
2501 Centerville Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808
Great Oaks Charter School
Current openings can be found here.
This page contains information about the substitute teacher position as well as an application you can fill out at the bottom of the page.
- Fill out each space in the form
- Upload your resume/cvc and your cover letter
Contact Kendra Giardiniere if you have any questions.
1200 N. French Street, 8th and 9th Floors, Wilmington, DE 19801
Las Americas ASPIRA Academy
All applications must be submitted through Frontline. Submit cover letter, resume, teaching certificate. Include any applicable documents requested.
326 Ruthar Drive, Newark, DE 19711
750 Otts Chapel Road, Newark, DE 19713
New Castle County Vo-Tech School District
NCCVT uses Frontline/Join Delaware Schools. Current openings can be found on Join Delaware Schools Consortium – Frontline Recruitment.
Contact Denise Montgomery.
1417 Newport Road, Wilmington, DE 19804
Thomas Edison Charter School
Information about all their positions can be found out by sending an email of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to substitute positions, there are opportunities at their after-school and Saturday programs, as well as summer camps.
220 N. Locust Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
Cape Henlopen School District
Prospective candidates who are interested in substitute teaching should apply through their online application system.
When the application file is complete, including a satisfactory criminal background check, a negative TB test, DE Child Protection Registry check, health certificate, transcript(s), and three references, you will be notified by email with login information.
1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958
Delmar School District
200 N. 8th Street, Delmar, DE 19940
Brittney Boothman, Human Resources Secretary
Sussex Technical High School
Information on job openings can be found at Join Delaware Schools.
- Must be at least 21 years old and out of high school at least 4 years
- Preferred experience teaching or working with high school students
- Preferred knowledge and/or experience in vocational/technical education
17099 County Seat Hwy, Georgetown, DE 19947
For additional questions, please contact:
200 Academy Street, Newark, DE 19716