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Employment Opportunities

We hope you will consider employment opportunities within Delaware City Schools. We are proud of our district and believe we have some of the best staff and students in the state and nation. We proudly employ more than 800 employees, including teachers, administrators and classified staff.  Our staff and students are supported by the family-oriented community we serve, including various partner agencies and Ohio Wesleyan University. 

To start an application for employment, please click HERE
Please note that we are part of the consortium of districts that use Frontline Recruiting and Hiring as part of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio.  Please complete the application and indicate you are interested in Delaware City Schools Openings.

Current Openings:
Note: Due to a consolidation of categories, many classified positions such as Educational Assistant and Food Service openings are now listed under "Support Staff"

External Postings:
Click the link below to
 review current Delaware City Schools job postings open to anyone:
                      Delaware City Schools EXTERNAL Job Postings

Internal Postings:
Click the link below to review current internal job postings, open to current employees:

                      Delaware City Schools INTERNAL Job Postings

To start an internal application for employment, please click HERE

Internal Applicants: You must complete the application. When doing so, make sure you indicate you are a current employee and your position. An internal candidate is a current, full-time, or part-time employee of the Delaware City Schools. NOTE: SUBSTITUTES ARE NOT CONSIDERED INTERNAL CANDIDATES.

Substitute Openings
Substitute Teachers Needed:

For information on becoming a substitute teacher, click here
The current pay rate for substitute teachers is $125.00 per day.  Substitute teachers do not need a post-secondary degree.  For the 2023-2024 school year, the 1-Year Temporary Non-Bachelor's Substitute Teaching License allows applicants who do not hold a post-secondary degree, but meet the employing school or district’s set of educational requirements, to serve in the role of a substitute teacher.  More information on licensure is available through the Ohio Department of Education's Substitute Licensure Web Page.   
The Ohio Department of Education is accepting applications for 1-Year Temporary Non-Bachelor’s Substitute Teaching License.
Classified Substitutes Needed:
We are currently in need of substitutes for classroom assistants, administrative assistants and library media specialist assistants. This is a great opportunity to help serve our students.
Please complete an application by clicking on this link:   NEW APPLICANT
Substitute Custodians Needed:
We are currently accepting applications for substitute custodians.   Substitute custodians work on an as needed basis to provide a safe, attractive, clean environment for our students and staff.  Training is provided.  
Please complete an application by clicking on this link:   NEW APPLICANT
For more information, contact  the Custodial and Maintenance Supervisor:  Jeffrey Krouse  at: (740) 833-1865 

Special Openings:

Bus Drivers Needed:
We are currently in need of school bus drivers.   
This is a great opportunity to help serve our students and community in our transportation department.  Extra hours are available.
Qualification Summary:
Minimum age of  21 with two years of driving experience.
Valid Ohio CDL license Class B or better with SP endorsement - Training will be  provided to qualified candidates.
Must pass physical examination including drug and alcohol screening, agility test and background check
Acceptable driving record - no more than 6 points in the past two years, 0 points preferred, no OMVI.
Good health, physical stamina, fitness and vitality.
Please complete an application by clicking on this link:   NEW APPLICANT
For more details, email Ms. Cain, the Transportation Supervisor at:  
School Age Child Care (SACC):  The School Age Child Care (SACC) program is seeking enthusiastic and caring individuals to work with students in our high-quality before & after school and summer programs! Our programs embrace, support, and align with the mission of Delaware City Schools by offering engaging, innovative programming provided by qualified and caring employees in an environment where all students feel safe and welcome. Click Here to View Available Positions and Apply
Coaches: All coaches, including volunteers, must have a valid Pupil Activity Permit (PAP) issued by the Ohio Department of Education and be Board approved.  Coaches should work directly with the Athletic Directors to complete a coaching application and requirements for the PAP.  For more information on PAP requirements see: 


Delaware City Schools will conduct a criminal records check for all applicants, regardless of the position, prior to recommendation to the Board of Education for employment.  The applicable fee for this is to be paid by the applicant at the time the check is done.  The cost for this is:  BCI: $30.00 &  FBI: $25 Total:  $55.00. This fee is payable by cash or check.   Credit cards are not accepted for payment. Ohio law disqualifies individuals with certain criminal backgrounds from employment in certain positions in public schools and any offer of employment will be contingent on the results of a criminal background check. 

All employment offers are contingent on background check results being acceptable, completion of all pre-employment paperwork, and final approval of the Board of Education.

Delaware City Schools may review publicly available information from a variety of sources including public records and the internet regarding applicants for positions.
The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes"), or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of the District or to address any complaint of discrimination: Assistant Superintendent, Delaware City Schools, 74 W. William Street, Delaware OH 43015

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Please do not call building principals or the Delaware City Schools Human Resources Department to check on the status of your application.