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Careers at Cambridge Public Schools

Please note: Effective Friday, November 3, 2017, Cambridge Public Schools will be switching to a new job application system and applications on the current site will no longer be valid. Please visit the CPS website November 3, 2017 to open a new job application account for available positions.

Applying for Employment with the Cambridge Public Schools

Job opportunities include teacher, administrator, professional, paraprofessional, instructional aide, substitute teacher, support staff, and temporary help/service openings.

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What degrees/licenses/certifications do I need to apply?
Teachers are required to have a Bachelor’s degree and to hold appropriate Massachusetts teacher licensure/certification. School administrators are required to have a Master’s degree and to hold appropriate Massachusetts administrative licensure certification.

TeacherParaprofessionals and instructional aides in Title I schools are required to hold an Associates degree or 48 college credits or have obtained highly qualified status as defined under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) through earned professional training points or by having successfully passed the ParaPro or WorkKeys assessment.

Substitute teachers in the Cambridge Public Schools must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

If offered a position, the selected candidate must promptly produce official educational transcripts, proof of licensure/certification, and other related employment documentation as may be required.

What happens after I apply?
Those selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the school Principal or other hiring administrator. Confirmation of your application and status updates on positions you have applied to will be sent to your email address. You are encouraged to regularly visit this website to obtain information on current openings.

AdminAs an employee you receive:
Cambridge Public Schools offers competitive salaries and benefits. Cambridge teachers have access to a wide range of benefits including health, dental, and life insurance; health and dependent care flexible accounts; tuition reimbursement; and to receive up to $400 reimbursement each year for incidental expenses for classroom and other instructional materials. Learn more >>

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. The Cambridge Public Schools is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) employer.

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