A high performing school district, Coventry Public Schools boasts a collaborative culture and best practices in teaching and learning that lead to outstanding student achievement. Our Portrait of the Graduate ensures that our students are empowered learners who have the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind to thrive as members of a complex society. Our rigorous academic program provides diverse and innovative learning opportunities for all students and experiences that extend learning beyond the walls of our schools focused on college and career readiness.
Our talented and dedicated teachers bring passion to education and embrace the academic, social and emotional development of students. Coventry Public Schools provides personalized professional development to meet the needs of teachers, provides district programming to cultivate teacher leadership, and offers grant funding to support teacher innovation. Our culture fosters teacher collaboration and excellence in teaching. Coventry Public Schools has a goal to recruit and employ a diversified, qualified, and talented teaching staff.
The Board of Education has a strong commitment to ensuring that every student leaves our district college and career ready with the 21st century skills necessary to meet success. This commitment is evident by the three district goals adopted by the Board of Education:
Coventry Public Schools offers many opportunities for prospective teachers! Our Coventry Public Schools Professional Development Plan is aligned to our District Goals, District Strategic Plan, and School Improvement Plans and offers customized professional training for teachers aligned to their classroom goals. In addition, CPS supports teacher attendance and participation in conferences and workshops aligned to teachers’ needs and interests. In Coventry teachers engage in collaborative inquiry in content areas and by grade level on topics related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and we believe in collective teacher efficacy, the ability of teachers working together to improve the achievement of all students. Numerous leadership opportunities exist for teachers in Coventry district wide including participation on a variety of committees-District Technology Committee, Curriculum Cabinet, Literacy Council, Professional Development and TEVAL Committee, New Teacher Orientation Committee, and the Portrait of the Graduate Committee.
It is a pleasure to invite you to become a member of a dynamic community of learners. Coventry Public Schools is pleased you are considering joining the district’s team of highly skilled and committed professionals. As part of our team, you will make significant contributions to Coventry Public Schools so all students can realize their full potential. Join us as we inspire success!
District and Staff Achievement
Jay Mathews Challenge Index - Coventry Public Schools ranked 10th in CT; Coventry High School ranked in the top 6% of high schools in the nation
Coventry High School – Ranked 39 in Connecticut by US News and World Reports – #1 in Our DRG
Capt. Nathan Hale Middle School named a Spotlight School by the New England League of Middle Schools
George H. Robertson Achieved “School of Distinction” (Next Generation Accountability System) Two Years in a Row
Niche – Coventry Public Schools – Ranked 33 in Connecticut - #1 in our DRG; Capt. Nathan Hale Middle School - Ranked #3 in Tolland County and in the top 20% of the state
Coventry High School Teachers selected to participate in Advance Placement National Exam Readings
Coventry Public School Teachers frequently presented at State, Regional, and National Conferences
Coventry Public Schools maintains partnerships with higher education programs including the University of Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State University, and Goodwin University
Coventry is a growing school district interested in attracting highly qualified candidates to provide our students with outstanding educational opportunities. We provide our faculty and staff with competitive wages, excellent benefits, opportunities for professional development, and environments for our employees to showcase their skills and abilities while working in a team structure.
We are nondiscriminatory in our employment and follow procedures to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, disability, sex or age. We are proud of our current professional and support staff, and seek to maintain current levels of talented and enthusiastic employees.
Coventry Public Schools involves interested students in earning credits as members of the Student Help Desk who offer technology support to teachers in setting up and using technology. Students also serve as mentors to other students across the district to guide them in their academic, social and emotional development.
Our high school band members visit other Coventry Schools annually to teach fifth- through ninth-grade students about instruments and their own experiences.
Many informal opportunities exist for our students to engage with and teach lessons to our public preschool students at the Hale Early Education Center.
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