Classroom Teacher - Hartford Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Bilingual Elementary Teachers for SY 22-23
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Bilingual Education (009)
District: Hartford Public Schools
Hartford, CT 06103
Telephone: 860-695-8606
Job Description:
HPS is actively hiring Bilingual Teachers NOW for the 2022-2023 school year!  To apply online to Posting C19-2223: Bilingual Teachers, 2022-2023 School Year Talent Pool, please visit

SY2022-2023 Talent Pools for Certified Teachers

HPS is actively hiring teachers for the 2022-2023 school year! Teachers newly hired to the district in one of our hard-to-fill positions are eligible for a $5,000 signing incentive. Effective October 18, 2022, full-time, newly hired certified teachers in district identified shortage areas for the 2022-23 school year will be eligible to receive a $3,000 signing incentive.
Our shortage areas include the following endorsements:  
  • Bilingual
  • Blind
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Math
  • Montessori
  • School Psychologist
  • Sciences (All)
  • Speech & Language Pathologist
  • World Language – Spanish
  • Special Education
To apply online to Posting C19-2223: Bilingual Teachers, 2022-2023 School Year Talent Pool, please visit

Hartford Public Schools (Hartford, Connecticut)
is a 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 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. 

Education & Certification Requirements
Candidates must have a conferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must also possess and maintain the certification 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. 

Application Procedure
Applicants must complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application, which includes the Educator’s Professional Inventory (EPI) assessment.  Candidates must upload requested documents, including cover letter, transcripts (unofficial accepted), current resume, and three (3) letters of professional reference that were prepared within the last three years.

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


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