Student Enrollment: 5,116
Staff Employment: 858
Approximate number of teachers hired annually: est. 25
Approximate number of paraprofessionals hired annually: est. 25
Accessible via public transportation?
Fitchburg is located just 10 miles from New Hampshire, 25 miles from Worcester and 50 miles from Boston, with excellent access via highway or MBTA commuter train to all points. There are two commuter train stops in Fitchburg, and the local bus service is provided by Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART).
2 – High Schools
2 – Middle Schools (5-8)
3 – Elementary Schools (Pre-K-4)
1 – Pre-K – 8 – Arts Academy (MAA) is a diverse, Pre K-8 Innovation School
Interim Director of Human Resources
Fitchburg Public Schools represent a myriad of cultures, ethnicities and races. We are an urban district that is seeking highly motivated, innovative, and caring and compassionate educational leaders who are committed to the academic and social-emotional support for ALL students. We offer a competitive benefits package.
Q. What is Fitchburg like to work and/or live in?
If you lived here you would be home by now. Fitchburg has a reasonable cost of living, and affordable housing options. Most employees live in the city or the surrounding area, with minimal commutes.
Q. What kind of support does Fitchburg offer new teachers?
Fitchburg Public Schools has a new teacher mentoring program.
Q. What general attributes does Fitchburg seek in new teachers?
Growth Focused, Vulnerable, Trustworthy, Adaptable, and Collaborative.
Q. How does Fitchburg demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
Our district has started to create pathways for students to return to the district after getting their degrees.
Q. Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to Fitchburg?
Fitchburg Public Schools believes that all means all.