Part Time Salary Schedule

Salary Schedule
for Part-Time (32 Hours) Teachers

The salary for successful candidates not already employed by the State of Connecticut appointed to instructor and other positions in this bargaining unit is limited to the third level of the salary group.  The salary of current state employees transferring to these positions will be calculated in accordance with state regulation and procedure.



Technical High School Instructor
Job Description

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.

EXAMPLE S 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 S 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, to to the DMV web site at:

The CTHSS 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 CTHSS 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, gender identity or expression,  disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, 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 the Connecticut Technical High School system’s nondiscrimination policies and practices should be directed to:

Levy Gillespie
Equal Employment Opportunity Director/American with Disabilities Act Coordinator
State of Connecticut Department of Education
450 Columbus Blvd
Suite 607
Hartford, CT 06103
(Coordinator for matters related to Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination policies and practices)

Beatrice Tinty
Education Consultant
Connecticut Technical High School System
25 Industrial Park Road
Middletown, CT 06457
(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