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Computer Education Teacher, SY 2023-2024 Talent Pool (C76-2324)

companyHartford schools
locationWethersfield, CT 06109, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

Computer Education Teacher, 2023-2024 School Year Talent Pool (C76-2324) 

Hartford Public Schools is offering a signing incentive of up to $2,500 for full-time, newly hired certified teachers in district identified shortage areas for the 2023-24 school year. 

Hartford Public Schools (Hartford, Connecticut) isa diverse community of educators and approximately 18,000 students attending 39 distinctive magnet, community, and neighborhood schools, located in the capital city of Connecticut. We are committed to being a leader in innovative urban education, cultivating equity and excellence for all of our students, closing the opportunity gap, and preparing students for college and life.  

HPS recruits and selects diverse educators, who are committed to developing students’ individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Highly talented and qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Hartford students, families, and community are strongly encouraged to apply immediately!

Why Should You Choose Hartford Public Schools?

Hartford Public Schools is seeking excellent candidates and wants to provide the best experience for you. We have put together a comprehensive package of benefits and incentives, including:

  • Competitive salary (hard-to-fill areas, i.e., math, have higher step placement on salary schedule)
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in school governance councils
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Rich health care plan (including dental & vision)
  • Life insurance
  • Residency differential for teachers who reside in Hartford (3% of base salary)
  • New teacher induction
  • In-school teacher mentor

Diversity Among Us

Hartford Public Schools is a diverse community of scholars and educators. Among our approximately 18,000 students, there are 90 languages spoken; 22% of our student population are English Learners. Over 85% of the population are students of color. At Hartford Public Schools, we are well above the national average for diverse teachers and administrators. Among our teachers and administrators, 27% and 47%, respectively, identify as people of color.  

Hartford is the Place for You

The state of Connecticut is seated on the northeastern seaboard. Hartford is within an hour’s drive of the coastline and is centrally located between New York City and Boston. Hartford is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities, made up of 17 unique neighborhoods rich in history and diversity. It is commonly known as the “insurance capital” due to its prominence beginning in the 19th century as home to many of the most prestigious insurance companies in the U.S., many of which still call Hartford home today. The city features world-class museums, entertainment, and sports venues and is home to several major companies. An array of restaurants reflecting cuisines from all over the world attract people from far and wide, and more than 200 arts, heritage, and cultural organizations in the Hartford region provide hundreds of events year-round. In addition, several universities and colleges are in Hartford and the surrounding towns, allowing easy access to advanced degree programs.

Education & Certification Requirements

Candidates must have a conferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must also possess and maintain the certification and/or licensure requirements for this position as established by the Connecticut state statutes. 

Salary

Pay will be commensurate with experience, educational level, and in accordance with the Hartford Federation of Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement salary schedule. The current bargaining agreement salary range, ending June 2022 is $53,482 to $104,837.  

Application Procedure

To be considered, all internal and external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application, which can be accessed on the Careers page of the district website, https://www.hartfordschools.org/careers/careers/.  

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D

Note: This posting does not necessarily reflect vacancies in the respective subject area and is solely intended to generate a talent pool for current and future certified teaching opportunities. The above description covers the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. The description should not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties or as a contract. In all cases, these relationships, functions, and their applications are subject to change by the superintendent of schools.

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