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Long Term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher Position

New Hartford Public Schools is seeking an outstanding candidate for a long-term substitute Kindergarten Teacher position for New Hartford Elementary School. This position begins immediately to the end of the 2023-2024 school year. The long-term substitute will perform all of the responsibilities of a Kindergarten 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.  

  • 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


  • Bachelors degree
  • Applicable CT teaching certification  


  • The daily rate for substitute teachers is $125. Please note for long term substitute positions (40+ days): The daily rate for long term substitute teachers with certification is $252.79 beyond the 40th consecutive day worked in the same assignment.

CLOSING DATE:       February 15, 2024

 Application Package Must Include:

            NHPS Job Application
            Letter of Interest
            3 Current Letters of Reference
            Copy of Transcripts

 Send Application Package to:

            Jeffrey Sousa
            Superintendent of Schools
PO Box 315
New Hartford, CT 06057

or email application materials (as a single PDF) to the attention of the Superintendent to