Substitute Teaching

Join the Connecticut Technical High School System
as a Substitute Teacher
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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:


After the application and one of the above have been 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. The Educational Employer Verification Form will be sent to you if you have current or previous employment in a position that you had contact with children. This form needs to be filled out by you and sent to all places of employment that you had contact with children.

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 the 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. The Educational Employer Verification Form will be sent to you if you have current or previous employment in a position that you had contact with children. This form needs to be filled out by you and sent to all places of employment that you had contact with children.

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 that includes 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, EASTCONN and Education Connection.
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
39 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(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).