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Norwalk Public Schools > Departments > Human Resources

The Human Resources Office provides information and resources for Certified and Non-Certified Staff of the Norwalk Public Schools. The staff members will assist you in the following areas:

Amy: (854-4018) Teacher hiring, teacher certification, substitute management, internships, student teacher placements and mentor teacher assignments, nurses, workers' compensation claims, unemployment claims, FSA and insurance questions

David:   (854-4016) Professional job postings,  teacher aide hiring, scheduling, coaching certification, correspondence, committees, advertising and special projects

Darlene:   (854-4055) Candidate information, custodial hiring, food service hiring, application management, in-service records, CEU issuance, and fingerprinting.

Dr. Robert F. Dylewski, Interim Human Resources Officer

To apply for a position you must complete a pre-employment application online. Submit the completed application, resume, letters of reference (3), copies of transcripts and proof of certification (if required) along with your cover letter. These items should be scanned and attached to your application. You may indicate interest in specific positions as they are posted.

If you need assistance with completing the application process, please call 203-854-4055. We have two computers with high speed internet access and scanners in our reception area.


STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION --The Norwalk Board of Education is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, civil union, military or veteran status, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, or past or present physical or mental disability in any of its education programs, activities, or employment policies.  All educational programs and offerings, including vocational education and extracurricular activities, subscribe to this policy.

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 Substitute Teaching

How to apply: Access the application process online. Submit along with college transcripts that show a bachelor's degree or higher. You will be required to submit three letters of recommendation, two forms of identification (bring original documents: driver's license and either a social security card or birth certificate) and tax forms.

Substitutes are encouraged to enroll in the Substitute Training course offered through Adult Education.

How to get assigned:

You will be enrolled in SubFinder, our computerized system. This allows you to limit the school, grade, and subject you would like to teach. You may accept offered job or shop for jobs. Going on vacation? You may deactivate your service for a period of time.

How to get paid:

At the end of each day of substituting, contact the school secretary to be sure that a pay voucher is completed. The daily rate is $90 (1-20 days), $100 (21-40 consecutive days) As a token of our appreciation, you will receive a bonus day's pay after you have served 20 days and another bonus day's pay after you have served 40 days in any position. (You must notify Human Resources in writing when you qualify for a bonus)

Long Term Substitutes: $233.47 (41 consecutive days and over- Requires certification).

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 About Connecticut Teacher Certification

Information about teacher certification and the application form are available at Once your application is in process you can track it by calling 860-713-6969. To learn more about colleges and universities that offer teacher certification coursework go to

All Norwalk Public Schools employees must submit to a thorough criminal background check.