Employment

  • To be considered for employment with the Newton Public Schools, please apply online. Click here to view current job opportunities and to complete an application.
     
    The Newton Public Schools offers its employees:
    • A competitive salary scale
    • A strong benefits package
    • An educational climate supportive of excellent teaching and high expectations of students and staff
    • A commitment to promote student achievement in innovative and creative ways
    • Opportunities for active participation in the school improvement process
    • A collegial work environment
    • Dedication to using technology as an instructional, communications, and management tool
    • A commitment to respecting and promoting diversity among the school community
    • A supportive, involved, and participatory community
    • Strong connections with local universities and colleges, including Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Lesley University, and Simmons College
    • An excellent Mentor/Induction program
    • An ongoing commitment to participation in the METCO Program
    • A broad-based system of professional development opportunities
    • Active support of the schools by the Newton Schools Foundation

    The Newton Public Schools seeks licensed teaching candidates who possess a strong academic background, a dedication to the craft of teaching and a commitment to high expectations for all students. Candidates need to exhibit a demonstrated understanding of:

    • standards-based education
    • multicultural education and active anti-racism
    • student learning styles and stages of developmental growth
    • varied teaching strategies and assessment methods
    • full-inclusion classrooms
    • instructional technology
    Educators hired by Newton Public Schools are required to hold a valid and appropriate license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  For more information on the licensure process, click here.