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A Great Place to Work

Aside from the stunning beauty of Belchertown's natural landscape and the friendly, small-town atmosphere, there are many reasons to teach in Belchertown.

Teachers like it here: Teachers who come here to work tend to stay. Year after year, our teacher retention rate is consistently over 90%, with the majority of departures due to retirement. In fact, in terms of teacher retention, Belchertown is ranked in the top 15% of Massachusetts districts.*

Students like it here: Our students stay, too, so regardless of what grade level you teach, you can expect to see most of your students receive their diplomas. Our student stability rate is 97%, better than three quarters of Massachusetts districts.*

Experienced and professional colleagues: Over 97% of Belchertown teachers were rated proficient or better on the educator evaluation.*

Hard-working and high-achieving students: Belchertown students consistently meet or exceed the average proficiency levels for the state, as measured by the MCAS assessment. Their graduation rate is higher than the state average, and the suspension rate has historically been lower than the state average.

*Statistics are from 2015, the most recent year of data at the time of writing.

Current Available Openings

For the above positions please click on the job title to apply. 

You must apply through SchoolSpring.com



Substitute Teacher


Substitute Paraprofessional


Food Service Substitutes $10.73/hr; 9:30am-1:30pm


Substitute Custodians $12.81/hr; Hours/Location Vary

Substitute School Secretary District


 Download general application by clicking on link above or apply at

School Department Central Office, 14 Maple Street, Belchertown, MA.

Coaching Openings

PositionLocationApply By
Please apply through SchoolSpring.com using the link above
 BHS  10/26/16



Instructions To Apply

Only if there is NO SchoolSpring posting available

Download the appropriate application form by going here. Or you can also access the page of application forms on this website by clicking on "District" and then choose "Employment Applications."

Then, mail your completed application (and résumé, if applicable) to:

Mrs. Karol G.Coffin
Superintendent of Schools

Belchertown Public Schools
P.O. Box 841
14 Maple Street
Belchertown, MA 01007

(Note: E-mailed applications are not accepted and won't be read or kept. You must actually physically mail your application and résumé to the address above only if there is no SchoolSpring posting available. Again, thank you for your awareness and understanding.)

Equal Opportunity Disclaimer

The Belchertown School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.



  • All teaching positions require appropriate Massachusetts DESE - Certification/Licensing (Special Education where applicable).
  • References and official transcripts are required for teaching positions.