What We Look For in Our Candidates
Boston Public Schools hires individuals with a strong commitment to public urban education and who drive student achievement. We seek diverse candidates with experience teaching in urban schools, are bilingual, and hold dual certifications.
At a minimum, candidates must:
In particular, BPS has a number of High-Need Areas:
- Special Education (Moderate and Severe)
- Early Childhood
- English as a Second Language: Learn more about the state's new RETELL initiative (applicable to ALL educators)
Boston Public Schools requires teachers to be licensed by the state in the area they are teaching on the first day of school.