The crown jewel of Connecticut lies in northern Fairfield County, right over the New York border. Danbury incorporates the virtues of an urban center with small town charm. Our city is situated at the heart of the Housatonic Valley Region. Danbury is convenient to major interstates that will take you on a scenic and fun route from Maine all the way down to Florida. With a population of approximately 80,000 people, Danbury provides a rich and rewarding educational experience for our community of diverse learners.
New Teacher Starting Salary
Teachers who choose to launch or continue their career in the Danbury Public School District do so because of the eclectic mix of urban and suburban settings in which our students learn. With over 11,000 students representing a wide spread of socio-economic groups, and a certified staff of nearly 900, our teachers experience real commitment to their professional development. Additionally, Danbury offers opportunities to be associated with a faculty that has a stellar reputation for its commitment to excellence. Our district is comprised of 18 schools (13 elementary and 5 secondary schools) with enlightened philosophy and leadership.
Danbury Public Schools operates in collaboration with the NEA Danbury, a labor organization that represents the dedicated teachers who work within Danbury's public schools. The starting pay rate for an educator with no experience is $50,159.
Our district has an Educators Rising affiliate chapter for students. Educators Rising is a national membership organization with school-based programs that help young people explore teaching.
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