Job Posting: Long-term Substitute Special Ed Teacher for FI School

Fishers Island School is seeking a long-term substitute special education teacher (1.0 FTE) to join our school community effective approximately November 25, 2022 until approximately April 17, 2023.

Fishers Island School is a Prek-12 public school that educates resident students of Fishers Island as well as commuting students of Eastern Connecticut. Accessible via the Fishers Island Ferry from New London, CT or charter vessel from Noank, CT, our one-school building instructs approximately 70 students annually with a faculty and staff of approximately 25 members.

Responsibilities include teaching a special education course load, with an emphasis on elementary support, as assigned by the Special Education Chairman (consistent with the Fishers Island Teachers Association Collective Bargaining Agreement).


  • Special Education and/or Elementary Education Certification preferred.
  • A minimum 2 years of experience working with children is preferred.
  • Proficient with technology, including Smartboard application and knowledge of the Google platform.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

To Apply:

To be considered for the long-term substitute special education teacher position, please submit the following items to by September 30, 2020: cover letter, resume, two (2) letters of recommendation as well as any applicable transcripts and certifications.

Fishers Island Union Free School District is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted September 16, 2022

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