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FAQs

Check out some answers to your most common questions!

What teaching positions are open in Colonial School District?

To explore the most current vacancies in Colonial School District, browse our Applitrak site.

What certification or credentials do I need to teach in Colonial School District?

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I submitted an application for a teaching position. What are the next steps?

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I applied to the Bench. When will I know my school placement?

See our info on the “Apply” page or reach out to Katie Kremer at Kathryn.Kremer@colonial.k12.de.us 

I have further questions. Who can I contact?

Use our joinus@colonial.k12.de.us to ask any questions about the hiring process, upcoming events, positions and more! One of our members of our recruitment team will get back to you within a couple days. 

I'm interested in becoming a teacher. How do I earn my credentials?

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I have college debt. Are there any programs for loan forgiveness?

There are several loan forgiveness programs offered through the state (https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/3846) or through federal programs. Most will want to know that you teach in either a high needs school or high needs area. Before completing any applications for loan forgiveness be sure to check that it is a legitimate site. 

I hold an out of state license. How do I go about getting a Delaware licensing?

We love hiring teachers who are new to Delaware! We offer a mentoring program specifically designed to onboard experienced teachers who are new to the state. For specific questions about transferring your license please go to the Delaware DOE site: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/3492#bdeoos

I am not a certified teacher but am interested in becoming one. What are the steps to becoming a teacher?
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