Substitute Teacher - Colchester Public Schools
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Substitute Teacher in All Subject Areas
Job Location: District Wide
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Colchester Public Schools
Colchester, CT 06415
Telephone: 860-537-7261
Job Description:
Come join Colchester Public  Schools 
CPS has immediate need for substitute personnel to work with students in grades Pre-k through 12. Earn $115 - $140/day in a collegial, clean and safe work environment assisting teachers and making a difference in the quality of life of students by: working with individuals and/or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material and/or skills; assist in the implementation of individual student goals, objectives, accommodations and modifications; facilitate the integration of students within the general education classroom and the school environment and other related duties.
In addition to a desire to work with children and/or young adults, qualified applicants need only to have:
  • High school diploma or GED and:
  • two years of college credits (60) or,
  • Associates degree or, 
  • Successful passing score of 457 on CT State Paraprofessional Assessment and,
  • Successful experience with children, preferably in a school setting
  • Such alternatives to the qualifications and performance responsibilities as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • Acceptable results of a criminal background check.
The ParaPro Assessment can be taken on-line or in-person. Successful test takers who are subsequently hired by Colchester Public Schools will receive $55.00 to offset exam fees. For additional information about the assessment please visit:
Successful applicants will receive basic substitute training in addition to peer and supervisory support.

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.