Technical High School Instructor
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: http://www.ct.gov/dmv/cwp/view.asp?a=805&q=244788
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:
Equal Employment Opportunity Director/American with Disabilities Act Coordinator
State of Connecticut Department of Education
450 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
(Coordinator for matters related to Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination policies and practices)
Connecticut Technical Education and Career System
39 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT 06105
(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
Fax number (617) 289-0150
TTY/TDD (877) 521-2172
(Matters related to race, color, national origin, age, sex and/or disability)