Hartford Public Schools
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:
_Career growth opportunities_
_Opportunity to participate in school governance councils_
_Rich health care plan (including dental & vision)_
_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 staff; racially, socioeconomically, culturally, and more. Among our approximately 16,000 students, there are 88 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 intentional in our work to recruit and hire staff of various backgrounds. Currently, our staff identify as:
American Indian: 0.09%
Not Reported/Unknown: 2.22%
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.
Pay will be commensurate with experience, educational level, and in accordance with the Hartford Federation of Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreement salary schedule. The bargaining agreement salary range for the school year is $47,464 to $104,837.
To learn more about the collective bargaining agreement please click here.
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, through our Applicant Tracking System, Nimble, at Upon submission, candidates’ application and supporting documents will be reviewed. Candidates who advance through the initial review will be notified and placed in the pool for consideration by hiring managers. Candidates will be contacted directly by hiring managers for interviews.
_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._
Elementary Teacher, School Year Talent Pool (C25-2324)
_ Hartford Public Schools is offering a $5,000 signing incentive 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 16,000 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.
Hartford Public Schools acknowledges that systems of injustice exist in our nation and our community. Our district is committed to addressing systemic barriers to create a culture of equity that benefits all students. We are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse team of culturally competent educators. We strive to have our team reflect the different perspectives of our families and community so that we can work together to overcome obstacles, close the opportunity gaps, and prepare our students for continuous success.
HPS recruits and selects diverse educators, who are committed to our instructional visionto develop 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_!
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $47,464.00 – $104,837.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person