The Salvation Army

Teacher I

Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
Job ID
Child Care
Compensation Min
USD $11.75/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $11.75/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Teacher 1

Department/Location: Child Care, Wilmington, DE  

Availability of Position:  Immediate

Schedule:  Full-Time; 40 hours per week

Reporting Relationship: Director of Children’s Services

Salary and Grade:  $11.75 per hour; 71 Non-Exempt

  • The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

Position Overview: To work as part of a classroom leading team to provide a warm and nurturing environment in which children can develop physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually.


  • To provide the children with a safe loving and nurturing environment.
  • To meet the children’s needs in areas of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development.
  • To prepare with the director an appropriate classroom curriculum and weekly plans sheets to carry out the established goals.
  • To keep attendance records for the classroom.
  • To carry out appropriate and positive discipline.
  • To help build and function as part of a supportive team.
  • To maintain a room arrangement that is safe, inviting, interesting and stimulating.
  • To attend weekly staff meetings

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


Certified TEC I and TEC II required. Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education a plus. 2 years of experience preferred. Must be able to obtain clearances required by the Joseph R. Biden III and the Child Protection Act. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

Mail to: Human Resources, The Salvation Army, PO Box 308, Wilmington, DE 19899; Fax: 302-225-8350; Or go to:

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at  


No Phone Calls Please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 1/26/23.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1627


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