Social Studies

Recruitment #021220-MACZ11-370100

Summary Statement

This position is located at the Multi-Purpose Facility, a level 4 secure facility. Responsibilities include:  planning, organizing and delivering instruction using the approved curriculum, and Common Core Literacy Standards. 

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in a satisfactory manner. Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position. 

  • Delivers instruction based on the general education curriculum for Common Core Literacy Standards
  • Designs an instructional program based on core curriculum and adapted to meet individual needs
  • Develops and implements a successful classroom management system
  • Assesses students in assigned certification area
  • Collaborates/communicates with members of the Education Unit, other service providers, and parents
  • Complies with Federal, State and Local Regulations, Policies and Procedures
  • Remains current in certification research, instructional strategies and technology

Job Requirements


Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including your employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment training.

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Must hold current State of DE teaching license.
  2. Must hold State of Delaware Certification in Secondary Social Studies.
  3. Additional certification in Special Education, preferred.

License,Registrations and Certifications

Applicant must submit the following at time of interview:

  1. Copy of Professional Status Certification or License(s), and/or Alternative Routes to Certification (ARTC) Letter.
  2. Documentation of Praxis-I scores and/or Core Academic Skills.
  3. Transcripts (unofficial).

Conditions of Hire

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.