Abington

Abington Public Schools

Chris Basta
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
1071 Washington Street, Abington MA 02351
781-982-2150
chrisbasta@abingtonps.org

Profile:
Student Enrollment: 2154
No. of Staff: Approx. 427 full-time staff members
Approximate number of teachers hired annually: Varies depending on need and budget.
Approximate No. of Paras/Aides Hired Each Year: Varies depending on need and budget.
Accessible by Public Transportation or Commuter Rail? The town of Abington has an MBTA Commuter Rail station.

Contact:
Chris Basta
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Abington is a quaint, smaller community just southwest of Boston. Our team is very collaborative with a lot of longevity among our staff.

We have one school per grade level (multiple grade levels). For example:
PreK is part of the 5-12 building complex
Grades K – 2 Beaver Brook Elementary
Grades 3 – 4 Woodsdale Elementary
Grades 5 – 8 Abington Middle School
Grades 9 – 12 Abington High School

Q. What is it like to teach at Abington?

Abington Public Schools, along with community partners, provides a safe and supportive learning environment with a challenging academic rigor.

Q. What kind of support does Abington offer new teachers?
New teacher orientation program. Mentoring program.

Q. What general attributes does Abington seek in new teachers?
Caring, respectful, thoughtful, knowledgeable, sharing, collaborative

Q. How does Abington demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
At Abington, we are committed to strengthening opportunities for diversity, equity and inclusion in recruitment.

Q. Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to Abington?
We post open positions on School Spring. Be sure to check out our district website.