Substitute Teaching

Join the Connecticut Technical High School System
as a Substitute Teacher

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CALLING ALL TRADE SUBSTITUTES - The Connecticut Technical High School System is seeking trade substitutes with four years of trade experience. The daily rate of pay is $155.00.
  • Prince Technical High School – Hartford
  • Platt Technical High School – Milford
  • Bullard-Havens Technical High School – Bridgeport
  • Grasso Technical High School – Groton
  • Goodwin Technical High School – New Britain
  • Wright Technical High School – Stamford
  • Vinal Technical High School – Middletown
  • Norwich Technical High School – Norwich
 

Top five reasons to be employed as a substitute instructor in the CT Technical High School System:

  • We value substitutes.  They play a key role in the education process.
  • Substitute daily rate of pay is $155.00.
  • Great students and staff.
  • Seventeen schools across Connecticut that currently employ substitutes.
  • 30 technology/trade areas.

Application requirements for substituting in the academic subjects:
Substitute academic applicants must submit a CT-HR-12 application form, be fingerprinted, have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and submit only one of the following with their application:

  • Copy of Bachelor’s degree; or
  • Copy of Connecticut teaching certification, or
  • Copy of college transcripts received for Bachelor’s degree

After the application and one of the above is received, a mandatory addendum form will be e-mailed to you by a representative of the Bureau of Human Resources that must be completed and returned to Human Resources.

Application requirements for substituting in the trade subjects:
Substitute trade applicants must submit a CT-HR-12 application form, be fingerprinted and have a minimum of four (4) years of trade experience as evidenced on your application.
After the application is received, a mandatory addendum will be e-mailed to you by a representative of the Bureau of Human Resources that must be completed and returned to Human Resources.

How to apply
Complete the CT-HR 12 application form and bring it together with the required documentation to the
school business manager.

The business managers at the school will provide you with a fingerprint packet which include the instructions for obtaining fingerprints.  The CTHSS does not share fingerprint results with any school districts, nor do we accept fingerprint results from other school districts.  The CTHSS only accepts fingerprint results on our fingerprint cards and from the following Regional Education Service Centers:
ACES, CREC, CES, EASTCONN and Education Connection.

Please be advised that it takes 8-12 weeks for fingerprint results to return to Human Resources via e-mail from Emergency Services and Public Protection.

The State of Connecticut Department of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  The Department of Education does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (including, but not limited to, mental retardation, past or present history of mental disability, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.  Inquiries regarding Connecticut Technical High School system’s nondiscrimination policies and practices should be directed to:

Levy Gillespie
Equal Employment Opportunity Director
State of Connecticut Department of Education
450 Columbus Blvd
Suite 607
Hartford, CT 06103
(860)-807-2071
(Equal Employment Opportunity Director/American with Disabilities Act Coordinator)

Beatrice Tinty
Education Consultant
Connecticut Technical High School System
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457
(860)-807-2220
(Coordinator for matters related to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
5 Post Office Square, Suite 900
Boston, Massachusetts  02109-3921;
(617) 289-0111
Fax number (617) 289-0150
TTY/TDD (877) 521-2172
(matters related to race, color, national origin, age, sex and/or disability).

Free Summer Meals!

Free Summer Meals!
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Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award

Wolcott Sophomore Receives UConn Writing Award
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School's Sophomore Christina Thompson was selected as a finalist for UCONN's Connecticut Writing Project. Her original fiction piece entitled "Dream Life" received an honorable mention award and a listing in the Connecticut Student Writers Magazine (CSW).  Learn more

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward

Bullard Havens One-Read Committee Pays It Forward
The One-Read committee, which consists of students from grades 9-12 as well as Social Studies and English teachers, at Bullard-Havens promoted kindness, unity, and acceptance school-wide after reading the book I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Student and teacher committee members read the book, participated in a filmed book discussion, and came up with ways to promote the book and its themes that would include the entire school.  Learn more

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll

Mrs. Alecia Walkuski and Vinal students named to Renaissance National Honor Roll
Mrs. Alecia Walkuski, English and Language Arts Lab Teacher at Vinal Technical High School, earned this distinction by guiding effective implementation of Renaissance Accelerated Reader®. Accelerated Reader engages K–12 students in independent reading practice at the unique levels K–12 students need in order for them to grow—from foundational skills to grade-level standards.  Learn more

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program

Abbott Electrical Dinner and Awards Program
On May 11, 2017, a dinner and awards program will be held at Abbott Tech to recognize the Class of 2017 Electrical Seniors. Last year's event featured a guest speaker and program on "Indoor and Outdoor L.E.D. Lighting Products and Applications from RAB Lighting."  Learn more

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!

Ellis Tech Wrestling Win!
Ellis Tech Wrestling Team wins state championship- first in school's history!  Learn more

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships

Grasso Student Wins National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships
Steven Torres, a 10th grader at Grasso, recently won first place in the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships in Kansas. He now begins boxing his way toward the Junior Olympic Team. We are very proud of him. Not only is he a great boxer, he is a great kid!  Learn more

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition

Prince Tech Team Awarded in Design Challenge State Competition
Prince Tech Engineering students took third place in their first showing in the Real World Design Challenge.  Learn more

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition

Norwich Tech Grad First Female Gold Medalist in National Competition
Daria Stifel became the first female to win gold in the SkillsUSA Electrical Engineering competition!  Learn more

Community open houses hosted across the state

Community open houses hosted across the state
Links to photo galleries and news stories about our recent community open houses held across the state!  Learn more

Student Workforce

 Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more