Current Job Openings

Jobs at Old Sturbridge Village are diverse and exciting ways to connect with history. Current job openings will be posted below when available. Unless otherwise noted in the job posting, please send cover letter and resume to:

Personnel Department
Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd.
Sturbridge, MA 01566

or send via email

You can also download an Employment Application and mail it to the above address. Applications must be signed and dated to be accepted.

Old Sturbridge Village does not provide housing and is not able to assist candidates with interview or relocation costs.

Job Openings

General Accountant

Gardener's Helper

Museum Educator

Museum Housekeeper

Maintenance Technician

Sleepy Hollow Staff

Houseman

Visitor Services Clerk

ESL/ELL Teacher (grades k-3)

Program Manager for the Academy Extended Day Program

Occupational Therapist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Physical Therapist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Speech and Language Pathologist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

School Nurse (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

 
 

 

General Accountant

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the General Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities in a complex and dynamic non-profit environment.
 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable invoice processing
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General financial activities, account analysis and reconciliation
  • Fixed Asset Tracking
  • Daily Sales Accounting for lodging and culinary divisions.

Requirements

  • 2 years of experience in accounting, a plus
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office – Excel and Word, a plus
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Experience in Food/Lodging/Hospitality industry, is a plus but not required
  • Experience with Blackbaud products -- e.g. Financial Edge, Altru; POS systems, is a plus but not required
This position is part-time, approximately 20 hours per week with a minimum of 3 days on-site and includes limited benefits.
 
Apply at jobs@osv.org
 

Gardener's Helper

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking a Gardener's Helper to assist the Horticulturist in the outside grounds of the museum. This person will be responsible for the watering, upkeep of gardens, moving hoses and other duties as assigned to assist the Horticulturist.

This job is 3 days and approximately 9 hours per week for the summer starting May 15th.

This person must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to stand, bend, kneel, squat and be out in hot weather. Must have a valid driver's license.

Museum Educator

Do you love working with children? Looking for a flexible, part-time job in an energy-filled, social work environment? Come join the staff of Old Sturbridge Village- New England’s largest living history museum! Museum Educators are responsible for teaching education programs for school and youth groups for a variety of ages. Programs include small group hands-on workshops, larger assembly style shows, and thematic tours of the Village. In addition, Museum Educators are responsible for greeting school buses, helping to prep teaching materials, and providing input into the content and design of education programs.

Qualified candidates must have:

  • Experience working with children
  • An interest in history
  • A high tolerance for kid-related chaos
  • A high school diploma

This is a part-time position with limited hours Wednesday-Friday that largely follows a school year schedule. There may also be potential for occasional weekend hours for scout programming and evening tours.

For more information about our education programs, visit exploreoldsturbridgevillage.org

Museum Housekeeper

Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Janitor/Housekeeper will perform year-round cleaning and general maintenance duties for public restroom areas, buildings, offices, exhibit spaces and other large scale cleaning and maintenance tasks as assigned.
This position is a part-time 10 - 15 hours per week with limited benefits.

MUST be able to work from 5:30am to 9:30am and weekend availability also required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the safety and cleanliness of work area and share responsibility with all staff for the clean and neat appearance of entire museum
  • Keep the public restroom areas throughout the Museum in clean and orderly condition at all times
  • Sweep, mop, scrub and vacuum floors
  • Empty trash and garbage containers
  • Wash windows and steam clean carpet
  • Care for certain collection items with museum exhibit spaces as directed

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Related janitorial or maintenance experience required
  • Ability to read, write and communicate routine information
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs

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Maintenance Technician

Under the supervision of the Lodging Manager, the Maintenance Technician will perform general maintenance duties for the Lodges. 
 
This position is a 40 hour per week position. Hours are approximately 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
MUST be able to work some weekends and holiday's when requested.

Responsibilities include:

  • Basic heating, electrical and plumbing
  • Basic room maintenance; such as : Fixing door handles or door jams, replacing light bulbs, picking up trash, cleaning or replacing AC filters, and painting.
  • Preventative maintenance. 
  • Cleans outside furniture and picks up outside trash. 
  • Ground maintenance, such as: pruning and trimming of bushes, snow removal, lawn mowing.
  • Pool testing and maintenance (seasonal) 
  • And all other duties as assigned

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Related maintenance experience required
  • Ability to read, write and communicate routine information
  • Must be able to stand, walk stoop kneel crouch or crawl for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • CPO (Certified Pool Operator) License is required. 

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Sleepy Hollow Staff

Old Sturbridge Village is seeking bartenders, cashiers, and concessions staff to support The Sleepy Hollow Experience. Interested applicants must be 18 years of age abd able to interact with audience members in character and costume. Bartending, concessions and/or restaurant experience and TIPS certification preferred. 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, write and communicate routine information
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to work every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening beginning September 27 through October 31 with additional training nights to be determined.

To apply for bartender/cashier/concessions positions, send your resume to jobs@osv.org

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Houseman

Under the Food and Beverage Manager, the Houseman will supply logistical support of catered events held at Old Sturbridge Village, including set-ups and break-down. Also requires occasional maintenance and repair of events-related equipment as well as cleaning of event spaces. Our Housemen provide exceptional customer service and support to a wide variety of events on our campus. We require all applicants to be versatile, flexible, able to work nights, weekends, and holidays and above all to be interested in event facility operations.

This position is Part-time-Seasonal, approximately 20 hours per week, with limited benefits.

MUST be able to work flexible hours. (Hours are dependent upon scheduled events with potential 3rd shift hours).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for delivery, set-up, breakdown, repair, and storage of furniture and other equipment for catered events.
  • Cleaning and operation of Old Sturbridge Village event spaces: ensuring event spaces are cleaned and correctly set up between each event.
  • Supporting maintenance & housekeeping staff when the need arises.
  • Assist with campus moves and deliveries as requested.
  • Assist during special events as requested.
  • Interacting effectively with OSV partners, vendors, contractors, and service providers
  • Understanding floor plans created by sales staff and guaranteeing proper set-up and breakdown of tables, chairs, and other resources.
  • Providing proper inventory management, including keeping accurate counts, ensuring repair of broken items, ordering, and replacing as necessary.
  • Drive a box truck for deliveries of equipment on and off campus.
  • Establish and maintain positive customer service with all persons contacted

Requirements:

  • Ability to safely load, lift, and carry tables, chairs, equipment and other furniture weighing up to 80 lb. for multiple day events.
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Neat professional appearance.
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and understanding English.
  • A positive attitude and a good sense of humor.
  • Maturity, commitment, initiative, reliability, flexibility and ability to make resourceful and responsible decisions.

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Visitor Services Clerk

Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, the Visitor Services Clerk will sell admission tickets to individuals and group visitors using the automated ticketing system.
 
This position is seasonal, April through December with limited benefits. Hours will vary with potentially up to 3 days per week from 9am-2pm or 9am-5pm.  MUST be able to work weekends and holidays. 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide the best experience possible for all visitors
  • Ensure the safety and cleanliness of the work area and share responsibility with all staff for the clean and neat appearance of the entire Village
  • Provide program and visit-related information to all visitors and prospective visitors both in-person and over the phone
  • Maintain proper accounts of currency in the cash drawer
  • Follow established procedures in the handling of cash, negotiables, and related records to safeguard OSV’s finances and ensure against loss
  • Alert the Visitor Services Manager quickly, effectively and appropriately to individual cases of unfavorable customer service or special needs and respond if necessary within  clearly established guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences
  • 1-3 months customer service or counter sales experience preferred
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and work in a high paced environment

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ESL/ELL Teacher (Grades k-3)

Position Overview:

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a talented educator to serve as an ESL teacher for grades k-3. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities, classroom management expertise, and a passion for pioneering collaborative curriculum development set at a living history museum. See below for more details.

ESL/ELL Teacher Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Massachusetts teaching licensure in ESL K-6
  • Additional PreK-6, 1-6 or PreK-8 licensure (examples: Special Education, Visual Arts, Music, Physical Education, Foreign Language, etc.) preferred
  • Experience teaching in an EL Education and/or charter school strongly preferred
  • Experience gathering and analyzing data to track student progress

ESL/ELL Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers.
  • Demonstrate skills in English language, literature, composition, reading and writing to students who are bilingual/English language learners.
  • Administer a language screener for bilingual students for whom a language barrier is impeding their academic success.
  • Prepare teaching materials and related reports (grading papers with objective answers, attendance and anecdotal records) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress.
  • Model appropriate English communication for the purpose of developing students’ ability to communicate effectively in the English language.
  • Push in to the general education classroom to support teachers in delivering Sheltered Content Instruction.
  • Develop and implement a rigorous curriculum that helps ELL students to build academic and content-area language and vocabulary.
  • Assist classroom teachers in integrating the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards into content area instruction and in identifying ways in which students at all levels of English development can be supported in the content areas.
  • Administer the WIDA MODEL to ELL students to determine placement and the ACCESS assessment to measure English Language Development.
  • Use teaching strategies that follow EL Education philosophy to increase English proficient for students who speak a language other than English at home.
  • Work with the leadership team and classroom teachers to ensure the needs of the ESL students are being met.
  • Successful experience implementing school wide procedures and processes to maintain a school culture of high academic achievement and behavioral expectations
  • Collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers”
  • Assist in preparing students for Student-Led Conference through the creation of Portfolios
  • Attend and help facilitate Student-Led Conferences (~2-3 per year)

Other Expectations:

  • Attend evening events including Admissions Events (~2-3 per year), Celebrations of Learning (~4 per year), Home Visits, and Graduation
  • Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures
  • Fulfill duty responsibilities which may entail arrival/dismissal or lunch/recess duty
  • Attend weekly Professional Development (Wednesday afternoons)
  • Attend week-long June curriculum planning
  • Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings
  • Take part in Teacher Assistant Team (TAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate potential support needs
  • Participation in Common Planning Time and Data Meetings with colleagues and administrative team

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending EL Education Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)
Join Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) to make curriculum and data-based decisions for school

Compensation: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org 

  • Answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each: Why are you interested in teaching? More specifically, why are you interested in teaching in the opening year of a charter school set at a living history museum?
  • Describe how you envision using EL Education Core practices in your work at OSACPS.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 3 references with contact information
  • resume

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Program Manager for the Academy Extended Day Program

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking an experienced afterschool provider to serve as program manager for the Academy Extended Day Program.

The mission of the Academy Extended Day Program is offered to bridge the time between school and a parent's work schedule for OSACPS students in grades K-3. The Academy Extended Day Program is designed to provide students with “a home away from home” after school that allow children to learn new games, participate in free play, make friendships, receive homework assistance and explore new hobbies in a safe environment. The Academy Extended Day Program is based upon the same code of conduct that guides OSACPS during the school day.

Extended Day Program Manager’s Responsibilities:

  • Collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers"
  • Demonstrating a thorough knowledge and execution of the regulations and policies of the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC)
  • Interview, hire, schedule, supervise AED staff
  • Communicating effectively with the AED staff and the Director of Student Supports
  • Developing and implementing new, nature based program activities
  • Effectively dealing with crisis situations
  • Maintaining daily attendance records; supporting students having behavioral challenges, supervising students and staff.
  • Maintain an orderly physical environment, which promotes growth and development of children
  • Responsible for serving healthy snacks
  • Help foster and facilitate play between children
  • Develop and maintain a safe and supportive environment that responds to and supports the needs of each child

The program will provide extended day care services on all days that school is in session including the two scheduled Early Release Days for teacher professional development. Program hours are Monday – Friday 6:30am-8am and 3:30pm-6pm through the school year. The position requires the program manager to work a flexible 25 hour a week position (example Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 3pm-6:30pm, Wed 7am-4pm) which will be a combination of administrative, supervisory, and providing direct services to the children during program hours.   

Position Requirements:

Candidates will have a passion for working with school-aged children. In addition:

  1. Have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology, or Child Care; and have six months of experience working with school age children; or
  2. Have a Bachelor's Degree in any field or an Associate’s Degree in any field of study listed in 606 CMR 7.09(19)(a)3a (above) and have nine months of experience working with school age children
  3. Meets or exceeds the training requirements for the Department of Early Education and Care, including being current in both First Aid and CPR trainings.

The Academy Extended Day Program, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, cultural heritage, political beliefs, national origin, language spoken, marital status, sexual orientation, special needs or disability.

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Occupational Therapist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Position Overview

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a dedicated Occupational Therapist to serve grades k-3. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  The Occupational Therapist must possess a passionate commitment to help our students develop skills needed to fully participate in and out of the classroom. He/she must create fun, exciting programs to help students master ADLS, interaction skills, motor and process skills, play, and graphic communication.    The Occupational Therapist is a vital member of the school team who works closely with the Director of Student Support to create schoolwide programs and frameworks for before and extended day programs in the school and in Old Sturbridge Village that will promote growth for all Academy students. The Occupational Therapist reports to the Director of Student Support. See below for more details.

Occupational Therapist Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred 
  • Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Prior experience working in an educational setting
  • Demonstrate collaborative instructional ability
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required·        

Occupational Therapist Responsibilities 

  • Share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers.
  • Administer assessments, write reports, communicate with families, and participate in team meetings and IEP development.
  • Possess excellent skills in instruction, organization and communication.
  • Under direction of the Director of Student Support assist students individually or in small groups needing differentiation in the classroom while modeling EL Education philosophy.
  • Work with the leadership team, classroom teachers, and other specialists to ensure the needs of all students are being met.
  • Successfully implement school wide procedures and processes to maintain a school culture of high academic achievement and behavioral expectations. Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional effort
  • Provide consultation to general education and special education staff regarding student needs and best practices
  • Monitor student progress through the collection of data
  • Adapt and modify the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs and to help students function as independently as possible
  • Meet all district, state and federal requirements including IEP and Progress Report deadlines
  • Use professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student’s team
  • Remain current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research. Including engaging in regular and strategic professional development to stay current in best practices for diverse learners
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of student's health and medical information per State and Federal Laws
  • Participates as OSA staff for assigned grade in the Wednesday afternoon Learning through Experience program in Old Sturbridge Village.
  • Prepare students for Student-Led Conference through the creation of Portfolios
  • Attend and facilitate Student-Led Conferences (~2-3 per year)


Other Expectations:

  • Attend evening events including Admissions Events (~2-3 per year), Celebrations of Learning (~4 per year), Home Visits, and Graduation
  • Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures
  • Attend weekly professional development and faculty meetings
  • Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings as needed
  • Take part in Teacher Assistant Team (TAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate potential support needs
  • Participation in Wellness Committee, Common Planning Time, and Data Meetings with the Student Support Team.

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)

Compensation:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a 3 day per week contracted position.

Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions 

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org  

Answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each:

  • Why are you interested in working in the opening year of a charter school set at a living history museum?
  • Describe how you envision using EL Education Core practices in your work at OSACPS.

2 letters of recommendation

3 references with contact information

resume

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Physical Therapist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Position Overview

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a dedicated Physical Therapist to serve grades k-3. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  Our Physical Therapist must possess a passionate commitment to help our students develop skills needed to fully participate in and out of the classroom. He/she must create fun, exciting programs to help students grow in the areas of motor development and student participation in everyday routines both in and out of the classroom.    The physical therapist is a vital member of the school team who works closely with the Director of Student Support to create schoolwide programs and frameworks for before and extended day programs in the school and in Old Sturbridge Village that will promote growth for all Academy students. The Physical Therapist reports to the Director of Student Support. See below for more details.

Physical Therapist Qualifications

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  • Master’s degree preferred 
  • Registered Physical Therapist
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Prior experience working in an educational setting
  • Demonstrate collaborative instructional ability
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Physical Therapist Responsibilities

  • Share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers.
  • Administer assessments, write reports, communicate with families, and participate in team meetings and IEP development.
  • Plan and implement physical therapy intervention programs that meet the specific goals and objectives as stated in the IEP.
  • Possess excellent skills in instruction, organization and communication.
  • Under direction of the Director of Student Support assist students individually or in small groups needing differentiation in the classroom while modeling EL Education philosophy.
  • Work with the leadership team, classroom teachers, and other specialists to ensure the needs of all students are being met.
  • Successfully implement school wide procedures and processes to maintain a school culture of high academic achievement and behavioral expectations. Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts
  • Provide consultation to general education and special education staff regarding student needs and best practices
  • Monitor student progress through the collection of data
  • Adapt and modify the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs and to help students function as independently as possible
  • Meet all district, state and federal requirements including IEP and Progress Report deadlines
  • Use professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student’s team
  • Remain current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research. Including engaging in regular and strategic professional development to stay current in best practices for diverse learners
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of student's health and medical information per State and Federal Laws


Other Expectations:

  • Attend evening events including Admissions Events (~2-3 per year), Celebrations of Learning (~4 per year), Home Visits, and Graduation
  • Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures
  • Attend professional development and faculty meetings
  • Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings as needed
  • Take part in Teacher Assistant Team (TAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate potential support needs
  • Participation in Common Planning Time, and Data Meetings with the Student Support Team as needed.

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)

Compensation:

This is a contracted part time position.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. This a 1 day per week contracted position.

Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org 

Answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each:

  • Why are you interested in working in the opening year of a charter school set at a living history museum?
  • Describe how you envision using EL Education Core practices in your work at OSACPS.

2 letters of recommendation

3 references with contact information

resume

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Speech and Language Pathologist (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Position Overview

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a dedicated Speech and Language Pathologist to serve grades k-3. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  The SLP must possess a passionate commitment to help our students develop skills needed to fully participate in and out of the classroom. He/she must create fun, exciting programs to provide services to children with language/speech delays and impairments.  The SLP is a vital member of the school team who works closely with the Director of Student Support to create school-wide programs and frameworks for before and extended day programs in the school and in Old Sturbridge Village that will promote social skill growth for all Academy students. The SLP reports to the Director of Student Support. See below for more details.

Speech Language Pathologist Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred  
  • Registered Speech Language Pathologist
  • Licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Prior experience working in an educational setting
  • Demonstrate collaborative instructional ability
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
 

Speech Language Pathologist Responsibilities

  • Share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. 
  • Administer assessments, write reports, communicate with families, and participate in team meetings and IEP development.
  • Plan and implement SLP and social skill intervention programs that meet the specific goals and objectives as stated in the IEP.
  • Possess excellent skills in instruction, organization and communication.
  • Under direction of the Director of Student Support assist students individually or in small groups needing differentiation in the classroom while modeling EL Education philosophy.
  • Work with the leadership team, classroom teachers, and other specialists to ensure the needs of all students are being met.
  • Successfully implement school wide procedures and processes to maintain a school culture of high academic achievement and behavioral expectations. Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts
  • Provide consultation to general education and special education staff regarding student needs and best practices
  • Monitor student progress through the collection of data
  • Adapt and modify the environment including assistive technology and training instructional staff to meet individual needs and to help students function as independently as possible
  • Meet all district, state and federal requirements including IEP and Progress Report deadlines
  • Use professional quality communication skills to convey information to the student’s team
  • Remain current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research. Including engaging in regular and strategic professional development to stay current in best practices for diverse learners
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of student's health and medical information per State and Federal Laws

Other Expectations:

  • Attend evening events including Admissions Events (~2-3 per year), Celebrations of Learning (~4 per year), Home Visits, and Graduation
  • Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures
  • Attend professional development and faculty meetings
  • Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings as needed
  • Take part in Teacher Assistant Team (TAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate potential support needs
  • Participation in Common Planning Time, and Data Meetings with the Student Support Team as needed.

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)

Compensation: 

This is a contracted part time position.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a 1 day per week contracted position.
 
Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.

Application Instructions 

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org  
 
Answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each:
  • Why are you interested in working in the opening year of a charter school set at a living history museum?
  • Describe how you envision using EL Education Core practices in your work at OSACPS.
2 letters of recommendation
 
3 references with contact information
 
resume

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School Nurse (Grades K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Position Overview

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking a talented RN to serve as a School Nurse for grades k-3. Successful candidates possess experience working in diverse schools with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.  The school nurse must possess a passionate commitment to the health and wellness of students and is excited for the opportunity to create an effective health program in a new charter school.  The school nurse is a vital member of the school team who manages and leads system development to advance health and wellness and collaborates with school staff members, families, and community members.  The school nurse reports to the Director of Student Support and is a part time (20 hours/wk) position. See below for more details.

School Nurse Qualifications

  • Current DESE licensure as a school nurse (preferred but not required) 
  • Licensure as an RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Current certification for CPR and AED by the American Heart Association as a Health Provider 
  • Certification of completion of the Medication Administration and Delegation training program of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) within the past five years [or a willingness to obtain that training prior to start of school year] 
  • Bachelor's Degree (Required) Master’s Degree preferred 
  • Extensive experience working with children with severe food allergies (preferred)
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

School Nurse Responsibilities 

  • Share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide K-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. 
  • Provide health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up, including extensive case management and family support for high-need cases and/or communication with students’ doctors and health care providers 
  • Engage in public health functions such as disease surveillance, immunization compliance, and health promotion 
  • Maintain health files for each student with up-to-date, cumulative medical health and vaccination records
  • Maintain log of medication administration, assessments, interventions, and communication with families
  • Train unlicensed school personnel to administer scheduled medication and epinephrine per the State regulations
  • Maintain health cabinets with all necessary medical supplies including safe handling, storage, and disposal of prescription medications and hazardous wastes 
  • Coordinate hearing, vision, and dental screenings, exams, and treatment
  • Develop Individual Health Care Plans and Emergency Action Plans for students with special health needs, and include in section 504 plans or Individualized Education Plans (IEP) as applicable; identify students with potential health-related learning needs and coordinate with Director of Students Supports 
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of student's health and medical information per State and Federal Laws

Other Expectations:

  • Attend evening events including Admissions Events (~2-3 per year), Celebrations of Learning (~4 per year), Home Visits, and Graduation
  • Follow the school’s faculty handbook related to school rules, policies, and procedures
  • Attend professional development faculty meetings
  • Participate and contribute at IEP/504 meetings as needed
  • Take part in Teacher Assistant Team (TAT) for students who do not have an existing IEP but who may demonstrate potential support needs
  • Participation in Wellness Committee and other collaborative meetings with colleagues and administrative team

Opportunities:

Prospect of attending Professional Development (including conferences, institutes, regional professional development offerings, and site-seminars)

Compensation: 

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
 
Our Commonwealth Charter School Final Application is available on the DESE’s website.
 

Application Instructions 

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org  
 
Answer the following questions in 1 paragraph each:
  • Why are you interested in working in the opening year of a charter school set at a living history museum?
  • Describe how you envision using EL Education Core practices in your work at OSACPS.
2 letters of recommendation
 
3 references with contact information
 
resume
 

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The Art Instructor Role (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy is seeking an Art Instructor to develop and deliver a high-quality art curriculum. The Art Instructor will be responsible for teaching art to Academy students in grades K-3. The Art Instructor will be expected to collaborate with other team members and the Director of Teaching and Learning to integrate art into the academic program. Successful candidates must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education’s philosophy, which will provide k-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. Successful candidate should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.” This is a contracted position that has approximately 8 hours a week of teaching time (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday). 
 

Who We’re Looking For 

We seek outstanding teachers with the following qualifications: 
  • Accomplishments in the field of visual art; applicants may bring a portfolio of work 
  • At least one year of experience teaching elementary students 
  • Experience designing standards-based curriculum 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • A high level of personal organization 
  • Motivated to learn to teach in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking
  • Massachusetts educator license in Visual Art or pass the MTEL within 1 year of employment

Application Instructions 

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org
  • 3 references with contact information
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Please include in your cover letter a response to the following question: What about the Old Sturbridge Academy mission inspires you?
 
 

The Instrumental Instructor Role (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy is seeking a Music Instructor to develop and deliver a high-quality music curriculum. The Music Instructor will be responsible for teaching general music curriculum to Academy Students in grades K-3. The Music Instructor will be expected to collaborate with other team members and the Director of Teaching and Learning to integrate music into the academic program. The Music Teacher will also be responsible for music during the weekly Town Meetings. Successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education’s philosophy, which will provide k-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. Successful candidate should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.” This is a contracted position that has approximately 8 hours a week of teaching time (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).
 

Who We’re Looking For

We seek outstanding teachers with the following qualifications:
  • Accomplishments in the field of music
  • At least one year of experience teaching elementary students
  • Experience designing standards-based curriculum
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of personal organization
  • Motivated to learn to teach in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking
  • Massachusetts educator license in Music or pass the MTEL test within 1 year of employment

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org 
  • 3 references with contact information
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Please include in your cover letter a response to the following question: What about the Old Sturbridge Academy mission inspires you?
 
 

The Wellness Instructor Role (Old Sturbridge Academy) 

Old Sturbridge Academy is seeking a Wellness Instructor to develop and deliver a high-quality physical education/health curriculum. The Wellness Instructor will be responsible for teaching the wellness curriculum to Academy students in grades K-3. The Wellness Instructor will be expected to collaborate with other team members and the Director of Teaching and Learning to integrate wellness into the academic program. Successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education’s philosophy, which will provide k-8 students with rigorous, real world learning experiences in a supportive and nurturing school community, helping all students to become reflective inquisitors, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers. Successful candidate should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.” This is a contracted position that has approximately 8 hours a week of teaching time (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).

 

Who We’re Looking For

We seek outstanding teachers with the following qualifications:

  • Accomplishments in the field of physical education/health
  • At least one year of experience teaching elementary students
  • Experience designing standards-based curriculum
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of personal organization
  • Motivated to learn to teach in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking
  • Massachusetts license in Physical Education, Dance, and/or Health or pass the MTEL test within 1 year of employment

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, email the following to jobs@osv.org

  • 3 references with contact information
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Please include in your cover letter a response to the following question: What about the Old Sturbridge Academy mission inspires you?