Substitute Teacher - Ledyard Public Schools
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Long Term Substitute 3rd Grade Teacher
Job Location: Gallup Hill School
Beginning: Feb 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Education, 1-6 (005)
Certificate: Elementary,Grades 1-6 (305)
District: Ledyard Public Schools
Ledyard, CT 06339
Telephone: 860-464-9255
Job Description:
Gallup Hill Elementary School is seeking a long term substitute 3rd grade teacher. The long term substitute will perform all of the responsibilities of the Teacher. The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the School Administrator to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills.  This position is expected to begin on or about February 1, 2024. 
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Ability to promote positive self-concept in each student; provide encouragement to each student to develop his or her full potential
  • Successful elementary teaching experience preferred
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • Promotes a positive learning environment responsive to and respectful of the needs of students
  • Understands social and emotional needs of students
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Work in the interest of the students' physical and emotional welfare and to embrace a growth mindset 
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences 
  • Accept and incorporate suggestions for classroom improvement
  • Keep inventory of materials, equipment and supplies 
  • Maintain contact with parents, school personnel as needed to evaluate students' academic and social growth
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing with a variety of people, including students, their parents and staff
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

  • Bachelors degree
  • Applicable CT teaching certification  

  • The daily rate for substitute teachers is $100. Please note for long term substitute positions (40+ days): The daily rate for long term substitute teachers with certification is $269.78 beyond the 40th consecutive day worked in the same assignment.
To Apply:
Applications will only be accepted online. Review of applications may begin immediately. Please visit the Ledyard Public Schools website, or Access the application at:  to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Ledyard Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, disability (including pregnancy), status as a Veteran, or any classification protected by state or federal law.

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