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

Museum Housekeeper

Dishwasher

Extended Day Program Staff (Old Sturbridge Academy) 

Elementary School Substitute Teacher (K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

School Adjustment Counselor (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Service Representative – Retail (Museum Store - Event Network)

Bakeshop Associate – Food (Museum Store - Event Network)

 

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 40 hours per week with benefits. 

MUST be able to work from 5:30am to 1:30pm 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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Dishwasher

Under the direct supervision of the Kitchen Manager, the dishwasher’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • And other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position with limited benefits.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.

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 50lbs

 

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Extended Day Program Staff (Old Sturbridge Academy) 

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking an Extended Day Program staff member to assist the Director with daily activities, snacks, outdoor play, homework club, assisting children with day to day needs, maintaining a clean environment, leading group activities, and teaching the programs that are created by the Director. The staff member must maintain a safe and educational learning environment for young children.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a high school graduate
  • Preference is given to education or training in child care development, and/or related field
  • Experience preferred working with students, educational aide, after school care aide, and/or daycare operator or assistant
  • A high sense of professionalism.

Hours for this position are 6:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday or a combination of the aforementioned hours.

Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

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Elementary School Substitute Teacher (K-3) (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School is seeking talented educators to serve as classroom substitutes for grades k-3. Substitute employees fill in for permanent school employees when they are absent to provide continuity in curriculum and school services. Successful candidate must share OSACPS’s mission and EL Education philosophy, which will provide k-3 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 candidates should have a collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers.”


Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

  • Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher/associate teacher is absent
  • Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, and curriculum objectives
  • Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children in developmentally appropriate and kind ways
  • Perform all other duties as directed by school administration

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, lunch area, and any area considered school grounds.
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and learning disabilities.
  • Assist in bus loading and unloading.
  • Records attendance in accordance with school procedures; ensuring students are always attended to and not left without supervision.

Education and Experience:

  • Must hold an associate’s degree (or higher)
  • Knowledge of the subject(s) or age group being taught and the principles and methodologies of effective teaching.
  • Experience using Microsoft and Google Applications

Applicants should apply to Human Resources at jobs@osv.org

 
 

School Adjustment Counselor (Old Sturbridge Academy)

Position Overview:

 
Old Sturbridge Academy is seeking a talented clinician to serve as an Adjustment Counselor 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. The Adjustment Counselor works as a member of the Student Support Team and directly reports to the Director of Student Support.   See below for more details.
 

Qualifications:

 
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license in a relevant subject matter is required.
  • Massachusetts teaching licensure in Special Education Moderate Disabilities K-6 preferred
  • Experienced in elementary school setting required
  • Bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are preferred.
 

Responsibilities: 

 
  • Share OSA’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.
  • Co-lead restorative classroom for students of varying grades (elementary), abilities, and backgrounds
  • Meet with students for individual counseling on a weekly basis 
  • Maintain appropriate documentation for each student documenting their participation in individual and group counseling 
  • Conduct and write in-depth psycho-social clinical assessments for students; Provide recommendations that will help inform the most appropriate supports the student needs to be successful in his/her educational setting
  • Provide functional behavioral assessments and assist in the development of behavioral plans as needed 
  • Conduct safety assessments; consult with Director of Student Support in situations where safety of student is in question
  • Attend and actively participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, interim placement meetings and/or other meetings; present the final assessments and/or observation and progress reports developed for each student and contribute to student IEP development through the writing and monitoring of social-emotional and behavioral goals 
  • Develop and maintain effective, productive relationships with school district personnel and outside agencies to facilitate student access to community services; meet and collaborate with the students parents/guardian, school system, and these collaterals as needed 
  • With Director of Student Support, other clinical staff and teaching staff, develop and implement programs designed to support school-wide positive culture, contributing to and supporting the development and implementation of effective instructional and clinical strategies for student success. 
  • With other OSA staff, conduct training for parents as needed
  • With Director of Student Support and other clinical staff, contribute to effective program development through identification of community resources, specialty consultations and staff development needs
  • With Director of Student Support, implement  policies and procedures designed to promote student safety
  • With Director of Student Support, develop a plan of professional development activities designed to support program continuous improvement and professional licensure
  • Conduct staff development on issues related to social-emotional-behavioral-environmental factors that impact learning 
  • Develop and implement schools PBIS system; development, implementation, modeling, and tracking for a school-wide positive behavioral structure
  • Conduct classroom meetings, psycho-educational/core value support groups, and classroom presentations on identified areas of concern for the students 
  • Conduct lunch groups to foster and teach social skills. 
  • Support students plan for, adjust to and develop skills for successful transitions in school, between grades/levels, and post-secondary.
  • Support Director of Student Support with IEP monitoring and compliance as needed. Responsibilities may at times include chairing or coordinating IEP meetings and completing required paperwork 
  • Complete IEP goals, objectives and progress reports for students with counseling and transitional services in their IEP.
  • Assist in coordination of the 504 process and monitoring compliance of the 504 plans.
  • Provide family educational workshops on identified issues related to child development, stress reduction, discipline and safety, and teacher/family/student communication
  • Conduct Home Assessments/Visits as required and needed.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency, including awareness that variation in family forms exists
  • Serve on both school-based and system-wide committees to address educational issues, adjustment problems, safety issues, and program development for students 
  • Provide de-escalation and crisis intervention services
  • Provide social work case management for students and families
  • Provide translations services as needed
  • Provide staff consultation to support and promote student participation in the learning process
  • Perform other duties as determined by Director of Student Support
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, lunch area, and any area considered school grounds.
  • Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
  • Organize and label materials and display students’ work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
  • Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
  • Assist in bus loading and unloading.
  • Collaborative spirit of “we are crew, not passengers”
  • Preparing students for Student-Led Conference through the creation of Portfolios
  • Attend and facilitate Student-Led Conferences (~2-3 per year)
  • Participates as OSA staff for assigned grade in the Wednesday afternoon Learning through Experience program in Old Sturbridge Village. 

 

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 staff meetings and Professional Development.
  • Attend week-long June Professional Development.
  • Take part in Student Assistant Team 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.

Opportunities:

 
Prospect of attending EL Education 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 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