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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Teacher - Openings available throughout New Jersey!

Education and Training



New Jersey, New Jersey, United States


The Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Education, has an immediate need for qualified Teachers throughout the State of New Jersey.

For more information regarding OOE and their Regional School locations, please visit:

NOTE: Positions located throughout counties in NJ. Complete the OOE Employment Area of Interest Form ( and submit it along with your resume, cover letter and valid New Jersey Teachers Certificate(s). Failure to do so may delay processing of your resume.


Under the direction of the Supervisor of Educational Programs or Assistant Supervisor of Educational Programs, Teachers will plan, execute and evaluate the lessons and educational experiences of the assigned pupils, class, or classes. Perform these duties exercising independent judgement and with a comprehensive knowledge of department rules, regulations, and policies; does other related duties as required.

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

These positions require 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 in one or more of the following areas, depending on the vacancy:

* Teacher of Student with Disabilities

* Teacher of Career and Technical Education (CTE)

* Teacher of the Handicapped (K-12)

* Teacher of Mathematics

* Teacher of World Language

* Teacher of English (Additional certification as ESL Teacher preferred)

* Teacher of Art

* Teacher of Science

NOTE: Experience teaching special needs and/or at-risk students is preferred.


EDUCATION: Position requires 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.

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

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission by the above closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: Are you a veteran? If so, proof of your NJ Veterans Preference is required at application. Please provide a copy of your New Jersey Civil Service Commission NOTIFICATION OF VETERANS STATUS along with your cover letter and resume. For information on how to apply for Veterans Preference in the State of NJ, please visit the Civil Service Commission's website at

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: $58,031.09 - $94,376.42 commensurate with certificate and experience.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job opportunity and send the file 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.