Student Enrollment: 15,587
Staff Employment: 1,900
Approximate number of teachers hired annually: 150-200
Approximate number of paraprofessionals/instructional aides hired annually: 100
Elementary PK-5: 18 schools
Middle 6-8: 3 schools
Secondary 9-12: 4 schools
Accessible via public transportation/commuter rail?
Lynn is on the Newburyport/Rockport MBTA commuter rail. Bus services throughout the city are available.
Cari Fabale, Executive Director of Human Resources
LPS Vision and Core Values
Drawing upon the strength of our community, our families, our students, and our partners, Lynn Public Schools commits to fulfilling the intellectual, physical, and social-emotional potential of all of our students. We work together so our students learn to thrive, advance, and impact the greater community and the world.
The Lynn Public Schools is committed to our Core Values:
Q. What is Lynn like to work and/or live in?
Lynn is a seaside urban district located on Boston’s north shore. The city is known for its contemporary public art, historic architecture, downtown cultural district, and public parks and open spaces, which include the oceanfront Lynn Shore Reservation and Lynn Woods Reservation. Home to an international population, Lynn Public Schools services almost 17,000 students across 18 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 comprehensive high schools, 1 vocational school, and 1 alternative junior/senior high school. We are a linguistically-rich community with 60% of our students speaking two or more languages.
Q. What kind of support does Lynn offer new teachers?
In addition to providing mentors and a two-day new teacher orientation there are opportunities to join affinity groups.
Q. What general attributes does Lynn seek in new teachers?
We are looking for teachers and paraprofessionals who have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of students. They should be passionate and dedicated with a strong interest in working with a diverse population in an urban environment.
Q. How does Lynn demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
We are in our third year of the DESE TNTP grant, we have formed Affinity Groups for staff and we are working with Matthew Rodriguez with The Equity Imperative.
Q. Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to Lynn?
Please contact Human Resources with any questions.