Student Enrollment: 16k+
Staff Employment: 2900
Approximate number of teachers hired annually: 200-300
Approximate number of paraprofessionals/instructional aides hired annually: 100-150
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.
April Reed, Executive Director of Human Resources
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 Jr/Sr high school. We are a linguistically rich community with 60% of our students speaking two or more languages.
The Lynn Public Schools is committed to our Core Values:
• Shared Responsibility
• Collaborative Relationships
• High Expectations
• Inspiring Life-Long Learning
Q. What is Lynn like to work and/or live in?
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.
Q. What kind of support does Lynn offer new teachers?
New hire orientation, mentoring, professional development
Q. What general attributes does Lynn seek in new teachers?
Empathy, patience, enthusiasm
Q. How does Lynn demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
Community partnership and outreach, partner with external organizations that promote diversity and equity, encourage and support initiatives led by current teachers of color
Q. Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to Lynn?
Visit the Lynn Public School website at www.lynnschools.org to learn about our community. To view open positions, visit Lynn Public Schools – TalentEd Hire (tedk12.com)