Brian Smith, Business Mgr.232 Pearl Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
Student Enrollment: 3,593 No. of Staff: 540
Approximate No. of Teachers Hired Each Year: 25
Approximate No. of Paras/Aides Hired Each Year: 40
Accessible by Public Transportation? There is a Commuter Rail stop in Stoughton Center, near the Wilkins Elementary, the O’Donnell Middle School, and Stoughton High School and within walking distance to the Jones Early Childhood Center and the Gibbons Elementary.Contact:
Matthew Colantonio, Principal, O’Donnell Middle School
Stoughton Public Schools is a great place to work. Stoughton is a district that focuses on the academics, athletics, and the arts. Inside and outside of the classroom, you can see that Stoughton school pride on display among our students, our staff, and our entire community. A few of the things that set us apart from other districts are: our award-winning music program, our commitment to technology in all subjects and our STEM offerings for all students, and the work we have done in the area of school safety. Stoughton is a proud member of the Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education. Attracting, hiring and maintaining teachers and staff members of color is a goal of the district and its schools.Q: What’s Stoughton like to work and/or live in?
Stoughton has the nickname “Toughtown” for its blue-collar history and identity. A diverse suburb that sits about 12 miles south of Boston, Stoughton has always been home to people from a variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds. There is a commitment to community here with a brand new high school under construction and a brand new library opening this year.Q: What type of support do you offer new teachers?
Stoughton offers a Building-Based Mentor program for first year teachers: monthly meetings, peer observations, professional development, and curriculum support; “Beyond Induction Year” program for new teachers; and Stoughton Teacher Association new teacher representative.Q: What general attributes does Stoughton seek in teachers?
We are looking for teachers who want to make a difference; positive-minded professionals with a commitment to excellence.Q: Any tips for teachers who are interested in applying to your district?
Check out our district website, and apply on School Spring. If interested, please reach out to the school and principal where your position of interest is located with questions.