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Are you interested in working with children in a public school setting?  Springfield Public Schools has Early Childhood (Pre-K) teacher positions available.  SPS offers competitive compensation and benefits.  Click here to apply!

Are you interested in working with school-age children with the flexibility to manage your schedule?  Consider joining the SPS substitute teachers!  Springfield Public Schools offers substitute teachers some of the highest compensation rates in the area.  Click here to apply!

For a current list of positions, please click here if you are interested in finding employment with SPS.

Working in Springfield Public Schools

Thank you for your interest in employment with Springfield Public Schools!  The Springfield Public School district is committed to hiring a diverse pool of qualified educators, administrators, and non-instructional staff.

The Springfield Public School district is a large, urban district with over 4,800 employees.  We serve over 26,000 students.  The district has a highly committed staff, a strong school committee, and very supportive community partnerships.

A large urban center and the third largest district in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we are committed to developing an educator workforce that reflects the demographic makeup of our students. Committed to the success of all students, we acknowledge the profound additional impact that diverse educators have on students and strive to attract knowledgeable, highly-effective and diverse teachers who want to work in a high performing district.

SPS VisionA Culture of Equity and Proficiency

SPS Mission: The Springfield Promise

The Springfield Promise is to:

• Develop global citizens that are productive 21st Century leaders;

• Graduate students ready for college and career, able to compete in today’s changing world;

• Attract knowledgeable, highly-effective, diverse educators and staff who want to work in a high performing district; and,

 • Engage parents and community members as essential partners in sustaining A Culture of Equity and Proficiency.

 Why Teach in Springfield Public Schools?

  • Acknowledged by Forbes as one of America’s top midsize employers two years in a row

  • Offers competitive teacher salaries starting at $51,038 (Bachelors, no prior experience) and ranging from $55,401-$82,196 (Masters, 0-12 years prior experience)

  • Partners with local colleges & universities to offer discounted tuition and enrollment rates

  • Creates student-centered classrooms that leverage 1:1 technology to support student learning

  • Provides ongoing professional development and offers multiple career ladder opportunities

  • Always innovating, including the launch of a state-of the-art Culinary and Nutrition Center

  • Participates in Student Loan Forgiveness programs and offers competitive stipends for critical needs areas

  •  Located in a city of firsts including the birthplace of basketball and "Dr. Seuss"

  • Springfield is a city on the rise according to MSNBC

  • Committed to sustaining a culture of equity and proficiency in which everybody is thriving


Forbes 2018   Forbes 2017

Springfield Public Schools has been names to the Forbes list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers for 2018 and 2017.

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