GROUP 1: Instructors with Initial, Provisional or Temporary Certification (except Guidance and Reading Instructors)
03 $55,645
04 $58,650
05 $61,664
06 $64,678
07 $67,688
08 $70,699
09 $73,708
10 $76,720
11 $79,731
12 $82,742
13 $85,757
GROUP 2: Instructors with Professional Certification; Guidance and Reading Instructors with Initial, Provisional or Temporary Certification; Library/Media Specialists
02 $60,197
03 $63,641
04 $67,083
05 $70,531
06 $73,977
07 $77,418
08 $80,863
09 $84,312
10 $87,755
11 $91,197
12 $93,414
13 $95,627
GROUP 3:Department Heads, Psychologists, Social Workers, Dean of Students
01 $65,540
02 $69,516
03 $73,493
04 $77,467
05 $81,445
06 $85,419
07 $89,399
08 $93,372
09 $97,350
10 $101,326
11 $105,303

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES : Teaches students in trade/technology subjects or academic subjects at the secondary school level.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the Connecticut Technical High School Department Head and the administration, which may include the Principal or Assistant Principal.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Plans and implements lessons which actively engage students in learning based on the system’s Curriculum and Implementation Guides; assesses students and modifies lessons accordingly; maintains an orderly classroom conducive to learning and promoting respect for other students and teachers; counsels students; communicates on a regular basis with parents; attends faculty and other professional meetings; and participates in ongoing professional development and self growth. Opportunities are available to coach sports and/or sponsor extracurricular activities for an additional stipend. Trade/technology instructors also identify and solicit production work for 11th and 12th grade students, maintain tools and equipment, and may drive the school production work bus when necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Knowledge of teaching and educational principles, methods techniques; skill in a particular trade/technology or academic subject; skill in working effectively with students; ability to express ideas clearly.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: For Trade/Technology Subjects: High school diploma or equivalent, three (3) professional education courses and not less than eight (8) years of trade experience in the field requested, which may include no more than five (5) years of apprenticeship and/or specialized schooling. For Academic Subjects: Minimum requirement of a bachelor’s degree and completion of a planned program of preparation at a college or university.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS All teachers must hold an appropriate Connecticut teaching certificate Trade/Technology instructors must also possess a Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and a Contractor’s License, if required, for the trade. For information on how to obtain a CDL, go to the DMV web site at: