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Job Postings and Stipend Positions- Updated June 26, 2017

Please note that some positions might be part-time as determined by the needs of the school district.

Some of the below files are linked to additional information in a PDF.

Current and Anticipated Openings

  • High school advisors and lunch room monitors (PDF)
  • Adult Education Electrical III Teacher Medford Technical Institute, located at Medford Technical High School is looking for an adult education teacher for the fall and winter semester. The candidate should possess the required license from the MA Division of Professional Licensure. This course is for Electrical III standards. Please send resume and statement of qualifications/interest to Rich Cormio, rcormio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Therapeutic Learning Program Teacher. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Kathy Medaglio, Director of Pupil Services at kmedaglio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • High School Physics Teacher. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Rocco Cieri, Director of Science at rcieri@medford.k12.ma.us
  • Guidance Counselor. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Amelia Jensen, Director of Guidance at ajensen@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • 1 Classroom-Based Registered Nurse and 2 School Nurses.
    Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Toni Vento, Supervisor of Health Services at tvento@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Metal Fabrication Instructor. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Principal/Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Biotechnology Instructor. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Principal/Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • EL elementary and secondary teachers (subject to budget approval). Exemplary oral and written English language skills, excellent interpersonal skills, ESL licensure. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Leslie H. Trotta, EL Director, ltrotta@medford.k12.ma.us, and to Mr. Roy Belson, Superintendent, Medford Public Schools, rbelson@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Instrumental Music Teacher – Middle School Band/Elementary Band and Strings. Full time position – requires travel between four schools. Appropriate licensure required. Please send cover letter and resume to: Roy E. Belson, Superintendent of Schools, rbelson@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • School Adjustment Counselor: Provide direct and consultative therapeutic and evaluative services for the diagnostic, preventative and interventive purposes in the school setting. Responsibilities include provision of direct counseling intervention services to students; collaboration with school-based teams to develop therapeutic intervention plans and/or behavior intervention plans that address student’s needs; Serve as an expert regarding therapeutic adaptations, social-emotional curriculum and assessment and provide as needed professional development for school-based staff; Provide consultation to staff and/or direct counseling to students as a member of the school-based RTI program; Provide diagnostic assessments/ evaluations for students, including Functional Behavioral Assessment and/or Risk Assessment with students who potentially pose a safety risk to self and/or others; Perform other duties and responsibilities consistent with this role/position. The qualified candidate must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor. An additional Massachusetts Health Professional license: LICSW, LMHC is required. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to: scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • School Psychologist: The school psychologist will evaluate students and write psychological evaluation reports to determine eligibility for special education services. Evaluations may include FBA’s, Classroom Needs Assessments, and other specialized assessments. The school psychologist will evaluate students as to risk to self and/or others and provide consultation to administrators and school teams regarding such evaluations as necessary. Duties may include administration of universal screening tools, including data management and progress monitoring to guide the individual, classroom and school wide program planning. Knowledge of special education laws and regulations that govern the identification of students with disabilities, including English Language Learner students, is essential to this position. Ability to provide effective consultation to school personnel on identification and intervention strategies for students with academic and/or social/emotional/behavior related concerns is critical. This position includes provision of counseling services and facilitation of social skills groups to support therapeutic programming for students who present with social-emotional disabilities, as well as at risk general education students. Applicant must hold an active Massachusetts School Psychologist license. An additional Massachusetts Health Professional license: LICSW or LMHC is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to: scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Special Education Teacher: High School English– Teach and case manage small classroom of students requiring specialized instruction. The program goal is to provide students with the support they need to be successful in a small academic setting while at the same time building student’s skills with the goal of including them in general education classes as soon as they can be successful. Applicant must hold a Massachusetts Moderate Disabilities 5-12 license, an additional general education English 8-12 license is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to Susan Callahan at scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Special Education Teacher: Middle School Therapeutic Learning Program– Teach and case manage small classroom of students requiring specialized social emotional supports. The goal of the TLP program is to provide students with the support they need to be successful in a small academic setting while at the same time building student’s skills with the goal of including them in general education classes as soon as they can be successful. The teacher hired will be part of the TLP Team which oversees the program and includes a BCBA, a School Adjustment Counselor and other TLP teachers. Applicant must hold a Massachusetts Moderate Disabilities PK-8 license or Moderate Disabilities 5-12, an additional general education content license preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to Susan Callahan at scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Special Education Teacher: Middle School Inclusion Support Program– Teach and case manage students requiring specialized supports within the general education classroom and small group setting. The program goal is to provide students with the skill instruction they need to be successful within a full or partial inclusion program. Applicant must hold a Massachusetts Moderate Disabilities PK-8 or Moderate Disabilities 5-12 license, an additional general education content license is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to Susan Callahan at scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Special Education Teacher: Elementary Language-Based Program– Teach and case manage small classroom of students requiring specialized supports within a language enriched setting. The program goal is to provide students with the support they need to be successful in a small academic setting while at the same time building student’s skills with the goal of including them in general education classes as soon as they can be successful. Applicant must hold a Massachusetts Moderate Disabilities PK-8 license, an additional Elementary license and/or certification in Wilson, OG, or LMB is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to Susan Callahan at scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Medford Early Education Program: Special Education Teacher. Applicant must hold Massachusetts PK-8 Moderate Disabilities license. Additional Early Childhood: With and Without Disabilities PK-2 preferred. Experience implementing ABA programming is essential to this position. Please send resume and copy of license to Susan Callahan at scallahan@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Summer School Math Teacher. Candidates would teach middle-school students entering grades 7 and 8 for a 30-day program beginning June 26th. Interested applicants can send resume and cover letter to Beverly Nelson, Deputy Superintendent, bnelson@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Cooperative Education Coordinator– Medford Tech is looking for a cooperative education coordinator who can continue to grow the program, seek new partnerships, oversee career counseling, and recruit new students to a school that offers 20 Chapter 74 programs. Primary responsibilities include the following: Career planning with students in grade 9-12 Program Advisory Committee planning and implementation working with the CTE Director Recruitment for Medford Tech students from Medford and Everett Public Schools working with CTE Director Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal Able to conduct site visits to new job sites and maintain relationships with employers and program staff. Requirements; Chapter 74 licensed vocational teacher with 5 years teaching experience in a vocational program Chapter 74 Cooperative Education license by MA DESE OSHA certified, preferred or able to become certified Technical experience in DESE reporting, online recruitment software, student information systems, google docs, Microsoft office. This position is in the teacher contract, however, may require site visits during the summer. Summer work will be paid upon approval of the Director at the negotiated rate. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume, and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Humanities Lead Teacher (PDF)
  • School Nurse – Applicant must hold current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License, DESE School Nurse License, CPR, AED and First Aid certification and BSN from an accredited program. Experience in school nursing, pediatric, public health or emergency room nursing is preferred. Please send letter of interest, resume and copies of licenses to Toni Vento, MS, RN, NCSN at tvento@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Middle School Science Teacher – Candidates must have the appropriate MA-DESE licensure for the position in Middle School Science. Candidates with a college Science/Engineering degree preferred. Forward a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and copy of licensure to Rocco Cieri, Director of Science, via email at rcieri@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • High School 101 (PDF)
  • Design & Visual Communications Seeking a Chapter 74 licensed teacher that is able to teach all aspects of the Adobe Creative Suite to high school aged children. The successful candidate also has experience in digital media as there is some crossover curriculum. This candidate must posses strong communication and organizational skills in a fast paced environment. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Culinary Arts & Hospitality Instructor Chapter 74 dual licensed instructor in Culinary Arts & Hospitality. Successful candidate must have curriculum development skills, ServSafe sanitation certification, strong organizational skills to be able to grow an existing program. This candidate should be able to run all aspects of a full service restaurant with conference capability while simultaneously teaching future hospitality workers to be able to operate various types of facilities within the hospitality industry. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • HVAC-R Instructor Chapter 74 licensed HVAC-R instructor for an existing program at a vocational high school. The successful candidate should possess a valid refrigeration license and be licensed through the state of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure for HVAC. Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, resume and credentials to Heidi Riccio, Director of MVTHS at hriccio@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • (1) ELA Tutor to support tenth grade vocational students as they prepare for the MCAS. Must hold a license in ELA, grades 9-12. Please send all letters of interest to Nicole Chiesa and Heidi Riccio.
  • Elementary Lunch Attendant Interested applicants please forward your letter of interest, and resume to Suzanne Galusi, Brooks Elementary School Principal at sgalusi@medford.k12.ma.us.
  • Lifeguards – We are looking for certified lifeguards to work at the Medford High school pool this summer for day and evening hours. Contact Rachel Perry at rperry@medford.k12.ma.us 781-393-2280 for more information.
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired (PDF)
  • School Year 2016-17: The Medford Public Schools Afterschool Program has four site locations: Brooks School, Columbus School, McGlynn School and Roberts School. We need group leaders and assistant group leaders. Positions available in expanding afterschool programs. Schedule Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Wed 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Group Leader receives an additional one-half hour for prep. Experience with children K-5 is preferred. Activities include homework time, free play, gym and outdoor time, activity time, i.e., art, science. School Year Schedule. Interested applicants please forward letter of interest and resume to Shelley Gross, EC/Afterschool Program at sgross@medford.k12.ma.us.

Substitute Teachers

Medford Public Schools utilizes the AESOP online substitute placement and absent management service.

Substitute teachers for preschool through grade 8 are needed for daily on-call basis to fill in for teacher absences. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to subteachers@medford.k12.ma.us.


Application Information

Please click here to download our employment application (in Microsoft Word)

The Medford Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Medford Public Schools to ensure equal opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medford Public Schools prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

The Medford Public Schools pays competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

Please send resumes and job application letters to the following address unless otherwise noted above:
Mr. Roy E. Belson
Superintendent of Schools
489 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA 02155