Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

State School Teacher (12 Months)

Recruitment #200910-8039T4-001


"I never teach my pupils, I only provide the conditions in which they can learn" 
                                                                                                                                               - Albert Einstein

State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting for a full-time State School Teacher-Special Education. The position is at our Hartford Correctional Center (HCC), Hartford. This teaching position is a 12 month position, 35 hours per week working on first shift (start time and end time will be determined by the Superintendent). 

This is a Hazardous Duty position which is entitled to excellent benefits including health, dental and a 25 year hazardous duty retirement.

Selection Plan

Please upload your Resume in the resume tab of the application, without which the application will be considered incomplete.

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must submit a completed application through JobAps before the closing date. Permanent assignment is subject to all mandatory requirements.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, certification, etc. at the discretion of the agency.  

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  

The certified list from the above recruitment may be used to fill the future vacancies at other locations throughout the State.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Uma Arun at


In a state institution, facility or region within a state unified school district, teaches appropriate early intervention, elementary, secondary, special subjects and/or special education curricula to individuals enrolled in departmental education programs.


Teaches early intervention, elementary, secondary, special subject and/or special education curricula; develops educational plans for individuals and groups material level to students ability; sets short and long term goals and evaluates progress of students; participates in planning team meetings and case review conferences assessing student behavior; may hold conferences with parents or officials concerned with student's performance; relates to professionals in ancillary educational roles; maintains student records and writes reports; performs related work as required.


Knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education and teaching; knowledge of the principles and practices of education for special needs population; knowledge of student program needs and goal setting; ability to motivate students; ability to communicate at the appropriate level; ability to establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in work; ability to prepare written reports.


Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.


In order to be considered for this job opening, you must have 
  • Connecticut Department of Education current certification in #165 or #265 in Special Education
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Communication Skills


1. Employment in this class is conditional upon possession of a valid Connecticut State Board of Education teaching certificate appropriate to the teaching assignment.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle operator's license.


In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made prior to appointment.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.