Note: Applicants for this
position will be required to attend an interview and
orientation prior to being hired. Additionally they will be
required to be fingerprinted (Money Order for $16.50 made
payable to Treasurer, State of CT must be brought to session)
and a background check form will be submitted to
Department of Children and Families ("DCF"). You will also be
required to bring two forms of Identification to meet the
requirements for completing form I-9, Employment Eligibility
The substitute teacher replaces the regular
teacher on either a daily or long term basis, and is
therefore responsible for the continuation of all learning
activities in the classroom.
As such, they are expect
understand human growth and
development and be knowledgeable about what is to be taught
and demonstrate facility in the basic skills of reading,
writing and mathematics, or whatever subject area they are
assigned. They are expected to effectively
communicate with students and establish a positive climate
in the classroom in the absence of the regular classroom
teacher, and maintain classroom discipline. They are also
expected to communicate with the classroom teacher they are
replacing, informing them of their progress in the assigned
lessons and other issues that occurred in the classroom in
the teacher's absence.
Demonstrates facility in the skills of reading,
writing and mathematics.
Demonstrates knowledge of the subject to be
Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and
development as it relates to the teaching-learning
Effectively implements instructional plans left by
the classroom teacher or building admininstrators and uses
appropriate instructional techniques.
Effectively communicates with students.
Helps students develop positive
Establishes a positive learning
Demonstrates effective classroom management
Communicates with the teacher they have replaced
and the building administrator, to ensure that a seamless flow
occurs in the learning of the student.
All substitute teachers are required to have at
least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college. A valid
Connecticut teacher certificate in the subject area is required
for long term assignments.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching the subject
area(s) and management of the classroom to ensure that learning
occurs in the absence of the regular staff members.
Ability to be flexible in work assignments, and
handle a broad number of
Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with
administrators, teachers and educational assistants.
Superior communication skills (oral and