40+ openings for teaching/administrative positions. Please see link for more information on each position as well as application details:
Administrator of Human Resources
617 Lexington St.
Waltham, MA 02453
Student Enrollment: 5,650
No. of Staff: 964
No. of Schools: 10 (7 Elementary, 1 Middle, 1 High)
Accessible by Public Transportation or Commuter Rail? Yes
Approximate No. of Teachers Hired Each Year: 40
Approximate No. of Paras/Aides Hired Each Year: 15-20
Administrator of Human Resources
Our district serves more than 5,600 students from diverse backgrounds with courses and activities designed to prepare them for success in the 21st Century. Our vision is to provide a world-class education to ALL students by developing their heads, hearts, hands, and voices, and to inspire them to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, designers, builders, innovators and social entrepreneurs who make contributions to our diverse communities, nation, and global world.
Generous benefits package
Collegial and supportive environment
Favorable class sizes
Ongoing professional development opportunities
Strong partnerships with Brandeis University, Bentley University and other community organizations
Q: What’s Waltham like to work and/or live in?
The City of Waltham is a diverse city with a population of 62,000. Centrally located between Greater Boston and the MetroWest area, Waltham is easily accessible to Boston, Cambridge and surrounding communities by car or mass transit. Route 128, America’s Technology Highway, traverses through the City’s modern office and industrial parks and is home to many national, international and Fortune 500 companies. The City enjoys a favorable bond rating and is in excellent financial condition.
Waltham is known for its revitalized downtown district and offers numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, including the 250-acre Prospect Hill Park, Charles River, museums, national historic sites, and two institutions of higher education: Bentley University and Brandeis University.
The City values educational excellence for all its students. As part of that commitment, the City has constructed 8 new schools (6 elementary and 2 middle), and will open the new comprehensive Waltham High School in August 2024.
Q: What type of support do you offer new teachers?
A: New Teacher Orientation and Mentor program, as well as robust professional development offerings for educators.
Q: What general attributes does Waltham seek in teachers?
A: We are looking for teachers who are passionate, collaborative, solutions-oriented, and who have a growth mindset and a belief that all students can succeed.
We value and prioritize the hiring of educators who bring a wealth of perspectives to our schools and who reflect the diversity of the students we serve. We have a strong need for multilingual educators, particularly those who speak Spanish, Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole.
Q: Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to your district?
Please check our Job Listings frequently for new openings. All positions are posted on our website, www.walthampublicschools.org, and on School Spring. Please include a cover letter and copies of your transcript and license (if applicable). Contact HR if you need any assistance with your application.
We hope you will join us in the wonderful #OneWaltham community!