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SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, SHORT-TERM
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Occupation Description:
 
  Teach students on a short-term basis as a temporary replacement for a regular classroom teacher, typically using the regular teacher’s lesson plan. Excludes long-term substitute teachers who perform all the duties of a regular teacher; these teachers are coded within the 25-1000 or 25-2000 minor groups.
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Answer students' questions.
  • Assist students with boarding or exiting school buses.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to improve professional competence.
  • Counsel students with adjustment or academic problems.
  • Distribute or collect tests or homework assignments.
  • Distribute teaching materials, such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  • Enforce school and class rules to maintain order in the classroom.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $48,453.00 $23.30 $13.80 $14.67 - $23.26
Bridgeport/Stamford $50,701.00 $24.38 $14.24 $14.88 - $23.34
Danbury $48,329.00 $23.24 $13.46 $13.76 - $23.76
Hartford $48,702.00 $23.41 $13.82 $14.73 - $23.26
New Haven $41,170.00 $19.80 $12.43 $12.43 - $18.58
New London/Norwich $53,685.00 $25.81 $14.27 $14.77 - $23.40
Waterbury $45,563.00 $21.90 $14.03 $14.40 - $23.06
Torrington $43,087.00 $20.71 $14.11 $14.56 - $23.58
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 5,270 5,660 0% 658
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow more slowly than average, but the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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