•  Carlisle Public Schools - Job Opportunities


    The Carlisle Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, covered veteran status, disability, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation or identification. The Carlisle Public Schools will not tolerate any discrimination against or difference in treatment by or among employees, students, visitors, families, or others, based on these characteristics.  


    Daily Substitute Teachers

    Carlilse Public Schools are hiring daily substitute teachers.  If you are interested, please contact Dennet Sidell, Principal at dsidell@carlisle.k12.ma.us.


    Business Manager

    Manages financial affairs of the School Department and negotiates with agents and representatives for contracts and services by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.
    Work Year: Twelve (12) months
    Start Date: July 1, 2021
    Reports to: Superintendent of Schools
    Job Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Management
    • Massachusetts School Business Administrator certification
    • Procurement Officer Certification Preferred
    • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Business Manager or Accountant, preferably in an educational or municipal government setting
    • Managerial experience directing and managing financial services within a school district including but not limited to School Finances, Purchasing, Payroll, Accounting, Food Service, Grant Management, Facilities, Transportation and Personnel Administration
    • Knowledge of budget planning, and financial management principles and practices; labor relations and negotiations, public construction, municipal finance; excellent oral and written communications
    • Strong analytical skills to support data base management, forecasting, cost-benefit analyses, and decision-making activities

    • The Business Manager will provide leadership and coordination of all aspects of the district’s financial and business services, including the budget, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and purchasing in coordination with the Town of Carlisle designated staff.
    • Coordinates with the District Administration and the School Committee to develop the annual budget including preparing and disseminating budget guidelines, providing training to and assisting administrators in preparation of department and school budgets, and presenting the budget to stakeholders.
    • Administers a budget control system, submitting budget adjustments to the School Committee for approval in accordance with school district policy.
    • Works with School Committee to develop and implement all School Committee financial policies.
    • Serves as fiscal agent for all state and federal grants; reviews and approves grant applications in coordination with the Superintendent; coordinates grant submissions including requests for payments, amendments, and reports.
    • Monitors all Federal and State accounts and advises administrators assigned to the project management of said accounts to ensure procedures are consistent with correct accounting practices and legal and regulatory guidelines.
    • Prepares and submits the end-of-the-year reports and financial reports.
    • Receives and records all payments, receipts and gifts, and prepares and submits on Departmental Payment Form to Town Treasurer for deposit into appropriate accounts.
    • Establishes and supervises a program of accounting and reporting for the financial affairs of the district, including controls for transfer of funds, and submits monthly reports to the School Committee detailing the status of the budget appropriation.
    • Manages the District's Accounts Payable and Payroll/Personnel.
    • Prepares financial reports in conformance with all required audit procedures and implements audit suggestions in a timely fashion.
    • Participates in professional meetings with the District leadership team.
    • Attends and participates in MASBO and other related organizations in Massachusetts.
    • Monitors the School Lunch Program and completes necessary state and federal reports and audits.
    • Monitors a district-wide plan for the management of special revenue funds, student activity, and school-based funds.
    • Prepares annual Circuit Breaker reimbursement forms and ensures receipt of these funds.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and the School Committee.

    Send cover letter, resume and a minimum of three references to Superintendent, James O'Shea at joshea@carlisle.k12.ma.us.


    Cafeteria Worker

    Carlisle Public School is looking for a cafeteria worker for 15 hours per week, 3 hours/day, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. to work in the Carlisle School Cafeteria/Kitchen in:
    1. Food Preparation
    2. Serving lunch to students
    3. Clean up
    Salary is $14.50/hour.

    If interested please contact Sue Robichaud, Food Service Manager, at 978-987-8639 (cell phone) or email srobichaud@carlisle.k12.ma.us.


    Kindergarten Paraprofessional (Aide)

    Carlisle Elementary School is hiring a kindergarten paraprofessional to support students in a general education classroom for the 2021/2022 school year.  The individual must work collaboratively with the classroom teacher to create an environment that supports the emotional, physical, and academic enrichment for all students.  If you are interested, please contact Principal Dennet Sidell at dsidell@carlisle.k12.ma.us.


    Elementary and Middle School Paraprofessionals (Aide)

    Carlisle Public Schools is seeking paraprofessionals to work collaboratively with classroom staff to support elementary and middle school students who have IEP’s and are integrated within our general education classrooms.

    •High school diploma required
    •Associates or Bachelors degree preferred
    •Prior experience working with students with disabilities preferred
    •Training or coursework in special education preferred
    •Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Director of Student Support Services may find appropriate and acceptable.

    REPORTS TO: Director of Student Support Services

    To work closely with students with disabilities in an effort to provide them with emotional, physical, and instructional support as needed for effective progress while assisting the special and regular education staff in implementing IEP goals. Job duties vary based upon the diverse nature of the students.

    (Under the direction and supervision of licensed educators who design instruction.)
    •Provide academic support and direct instruction to students in a small group and classroom setting to meet IEP goals/objectives.
    •Assist teachers with the implementation of appropriate curriculum, lessons, alternate assessments and modifications for children with special needs.
    •Provide supervision of the classrooms during times in which the special educator is required to be elsewhere in the building.
    •Implement positive behavior management techniques and/or individual behavior support plans during individual, small group instruction and/or within the general education setting.
    •Attend planning meetings, in-service workshops/trainings, team meetings, and parent-teacher conferences, when requested by the Program Administrator.
    •Adapt curriculum materials to meet individual student needs and IEP goals/objectives.
    •Monitor and facilitate student participation in general education classroom activities, and peer interactions.
    •Consult with teachers, special educators, and therapists around designated students, on a regular basis, to discuss student progress and to support and carry over classroom and therapy goals and strategies.
    •Maintain knowledge and understanding of current IEPs of assigned student/s and collect data as requested.
    •Maintain and use adaptive equipment and materials when applicable.
    •Supervise students with disabilities outside of regular class times, including but not limited to the transition from and to transportation, lunch, recess, field trips, assemblies, emergency drills, and hallway passing.
    •Given training by a Registered Nurse and/or training videos, the teaching assistant will use an EpiPen.
    •Communicate with parents, if so instructed by the supervising teacher, in the manner determined by the Carlisle Public Schools.
    •Provide students with disabilities necessary supports, while fostering and facilitating increasing independence.
    •Assume assigned duties in another classroom if requested by the Director of Student Support Services.
    •Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism expected of the teaching staff.
    •Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Student Support Services.

    Physical Requirements:
    •Ability to: use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, see (including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus), hear and speak; e.g., computer, calculator, telephone.
    •Requires good physical condition in order to support lifting, positioning, and transitioning students, as needed, according to caseload/classroom assignment. Demands for lifting may be up to 50 pounds.
    •Requires good physical condition in order to implement physical interventions, escorts, and restraints, according to the Carlisle Public Schools policies, protocols, and special education regulations with students, as needed, and according to caseload/classroom assignment.

    Performance evaluation conducted annually by the Director of Student Support Services and with input by the classroom General & Special Educator(s).

    If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Lori Bruce, Director of Student Support Services at lbruce@carlisle.k12.ma.us.