Become a Connecticut Substitute Teacher
Becoming a substitute teacher in Connecticut is a great way to introduce yourself to teaching in Connecticut's public education system. Substitute teaching provides individuals with first-hand experience without the commitment of earning full-time teaching credentials.
As a substitute teacher, you will become familiar with good pedagogy (the science of teaching) and classroom management techniques that experienced teachers share with you. You will have time to reflect on your experiences during your days off. You will also be forming valuable relationships with faculty who may be the people who offer you a full-time teaching position if you decide to pursue teacher certification and get a full-time teaching job.
It is important to understand, though, that the salary of a substitute is lower than salaries of certified, full-time teachers. Substitutes, on the other hand have more flexibility. Click on the following link if you wish to find out how to become a teacher in Connecticut.
How to Become a Substitute Teacher in Connecticut
Complete the following steps to become a substitute teacher in Connecticut:
- Complete a bachelor's degree, and send your official transcript to the Connecticut school district you wish to teach in.
- You will need to contact the Connecticut school district you wish to teach at to get the correct district application. Each district has its own individualized Substitute Teacher Authorization application.
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