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New Jersey Department of Children and Families


Education and Training

ESL/ESOL Teacher


Trenton, New Jersey, United States





The Department of Children and Families, Office of Education has an immediate need for a Teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) at the Mercer Campus.

This position plans, executes, and evaluates the lessons and educational experiences of the assigned pupils, class or classes; performing these duties exercising independent judgment and with a comprehensive knowledge of department rules, regulations, and policies; does related work. This position will be located in Trenton, NJ.

Please note that schools within OOE have a 12-month school year.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Experience teaching special needs and/or at-risk youth preferred.

EDUCATION: Possession of a valid standard teacher certification or valid Certificate of Eligibility (CE) or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) issued by the NJ Department of Education as a Teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL).

NOTE: Ability to physically lift, move and position students as needed.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at

COVID-19 VACCINATION/TESTING REQUIREMENT: Per Executive Order 253, all State employees are required to be vaccinated by October 18, 2021 or undergo frequent testing. Please do not submit your vaccination card at this time.

SALARY: $56,893.23 - $92,525.88 commensurate with certificate and experience.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your valid New Jersey Teacher’s Certificate as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name to:

The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.