Student Opportunities

Welcome to our new Student Opportunities page! Please note that while we routinely check postings for validity, some positions may no longer be available at any specific time. SED does not perform background checks on any listing employers, and students are advised to be cautious when accepting off-campus positions. All hiring terms including compensation are to be arranged directly between the student and the employer.

To post an opportunity, please contact the SED Student Services Office at

Full-time Opportunities:

Teacher of the Deaf

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech are looking for a full-time Teacher of the Deaf. The position is contracted and 35 weeks and they are looking to have someone start immediately.The Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides direct services to students in preschool through kindergarten classroom and individual settings, early intervention services to families and their infants and toddlers and/or mainstream support services to students placed in general education classrooms. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as well as Mass. Dept. of ESE certification or eligibility. More information can be found here, and interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to  

California State University, Northridge- Assistant Professor in Secondary English

California State University, Northridge located in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, is one of the nation’s largest single-campus universities. Founded in 1958 this university is home to approximately 37,000 undergraduate students and 4,500 graduate students. The university is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. CSUN is currently recruiting an Assistant Professor in Secondary English Education. The position is also a tenure track.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching Secondary English Education courses, in credential and/or MA programs. Supervise student teachers in English. Participate in advising, committee work and projects that support writing, reading, literature and language in schools. Typical time commitment is 12 course units per semester, plus advising and committee work.

Candidates for the position must have earned their Ph.D or Ed.D in English Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or a related field. Experience in teaching English at a secondary level  as well as knowledge of current research pedagogy and assessment practice in English education is a must.

More in depth information about the application process and job requirements can be found here.


Brown Middle School-Special Education Support Staff

SPARK, a program at Brown Middle School in Newton is an organization that supports 6-8th grade students both academically and socially in a sub separate program. Many of the students in the program are on the Autism Spectrum or face similar social challenges. SPARK has an open full time position, as a Special Education Support Staff (Behavioral Therapist).

The Special Education Support Staff is a full time position. Those who are qualified should have a bachelors degree in Education or a related field as well as 1-3 years of experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Development Delays, or Emotional/Behavioral disorders in an educational setting. The support staff member will function as a teacher assistant with additional responsibilities such as creating programs using the ABA methodology and relating to  academic, social-language and behavioral advancement, and maintaining a program book to summarize and represent weekly academic and behavioral programming. The full position description, candidate qualifications, educational criteria and position responsibilities can be viewed here.

Taunton High School - Spanish Teacher

Taunton High School is in search for a full time Spanish position, grades 8-12, starting this coming school year 2016-17. Interested candidates should contact Ashley Pacheco, Foreign Languages Curriculum Supervisor at 508-822-5197.

New England Hebrew Academy - ELA and Social Studies Teacher

The New England Hebrew Academy, a private day school in Brookline, is seeking an experienced middle school teacher to teach English Language Arts and Social Studies to our students in grades 6-8. We are looking for experienced candidates who excel at creating exciting, meaningful and dynamic lessons which engage the students in active learning of these subjects. We are seeking teachers who will collaborate effectively with colleagues and communicate with the parents of their students. Class sizes are small, ranging from 6-15 students.

Students participate in a dual program with Judaic studies in the mornings and secular studies in the afternoons. The hours are generally 12:00pm-4:15pm, Mondays through Thursdays. Friday hours vary according to the time of year and accommodate the Sabbath. The competitive salary ranges from $20,000-$27,000 depending on experience and degree.

Please submit resume and letters of reference to Leah Garland at Please include contact information for references.

Jewish Creative Preschool- Full Time and Part Time Teaching Opportunities

Jewish Creative Preschool, an intimate Jewish Reggio inspired preschool in Newton is looking for a quality and experienced educator for our toddler class to join our team for the 2016-17 school year. Jewish Creative Preschool unites children, teachers, family & community in a positive and constructive early childhood experience. We offer a creative, progressive, Reggio-inspired Jewish environment where your child’s individual style of learning will be valued and nurtured. Our Jewish values drive the curriculum, environment and school culture. We model and encourage kindness, respect, compassion, confidence and responsibility. A child is viewed as a seed that we nurture with the utmost care, since the seed’s every experience will shape and color the quality of its matured self.

Job Description: Seeking an early childhood educator who is enthusiastic, energetic and creative; can provide a warm and nurturing learning environment and is passionate about preschool teaching. Reggio background a plus! Candidate should be caring, friendly and possess an ability to meet the children’s social, physical, and emotional needs. Should be confident, have excellent communication and leadership skills, be flexible and a team player. We seek to hire educators who will appreciate the uniqueness of each child, encourage problem solving, practice positive behavior guidance and inspire our students to learn through exploration and investigation. Uphold the vision and philosophy of Jewish Creative Preschool.

Job Qualifications: Must have EEC Lead teacher certification for toddlers, D1 qualifications a plus, or willingness to obtain D1 certification. References required.

Physical Requirements: Be able to stand on your feet for up to 90% of the day. Capable of lifting up to 30 pounds. Sit on the floor and scrunch down to meet any child’s needs. Perform all activities with the children, including running, jumping etc.

Part and Full time positions with competitive pay available.

Please email your resume with a cover letter explaining why you would like to join the Jewish Creative Preschool team to

Southern Teachers Agency- Various Teaching Opportunities

Southern Teachers Agency has helped private/independent K-12 schools find qualified teachers since 1902. Today they work with over 600 schools from Maryland to Miami and west to Midland, TX. There are still more than 250 openings in many subject areas for the 2016-17 academic year!  Independent schools can be a great incubator for young teachers to develop their skills and maximize the potential of their students. They have small classes full of students preparing for college and a focus on learning and innovation – not on test taking.

To apply to become a Southern Teachers candidate, complete the online application and submit a resume and cover letter as soon as possible!

Holyoke Public Schools is currently recruiting for educators for the 2016-17 school year. A full listing of job openings can be found online for Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English Language Learner and Special Education teachers.

The St. Mary’s School was started in East Africa in 1997 and has since grown to include Kenton High School and the East Africa International School. St. Mary’s has 13 different campuses in 5 different regions of Tanzania with an approximate number of 6,000 students. St. Mary’s University Tanzania is scheduled to open this year.

St. Mary’s International Schools is looking for elementary and secondary teachers who are interested in coming to teach at their schools in Tanzania. Job positions vary in length from 3-6 months, or year long commitments. Teachers will be given housing as part of their position, in addition to $300 per month, equivalent to the salaries of teachers in Tanzania.

Interested applicants should email Frank Ngai, St. Mary’s High School College Counselor and Universities Coordinator at

There are a variety of full-time teaching opportunities available in the Springfield Public School system. A listing of those opportunities can be found here.

Springfield Public Schools is also offering a variety of Recruitment Events for Effective Teachers and Educators Spring 2016.
The attached flier includes information on the four upcoming sessions for elementary, middle and high school teachers, as well as special education and ESL educators in May 2016 in Springfield, MA.

Bilingual Education for Central America (BECA) exists to promote cultural exchange and affordable bilingual education. Our volunteer driven bilingual school model creates an environment in which Central American students learn from dedicated volunteer teachers, and those volunteers learn from the community in which they are immersed. Every  year, BECA assembles a team of committed volunteers who want to dedicate themselves to the difficult but rewarding work that they do in Honduras. They seek enthusiastic, curious, diverse, and thoughtful volunteers. Interested applicants are considered based on their volunteer service, international engagement, teaching experience, and academic record. Please note that applicants need not be certified teachers for fluent Spanish speakers. The job posting is viewable here.  For more information or to apply, please visit the BECA website.
Interested students can also reach out to Emily Nicaise, a 2014 graduate of Boston University, who is currently working in Honduras with BECA for her second year. Emily can be reached at

Part-time Opportunities

Nanny Needed

A local family is looking for a part time nanny to care for their 6 month old baby starting immediately (the week of October 17th). The hours are 4-5 days a week (Thursdays optional) from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm with some flexibility on the hours on some of the days. A car is not mandatory and it is accessible by bus. If interested, contact Irina at

Newton Family - After School Help

A Newton family with 3 middle and high school children is looking for after school help 2-3 days per week on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Preferred hours are 2:30PM-5:30PM. Responsibilities include after school supervision, helping with homework, driving to activities and simple meal prep. Pay is competitive $18-$20/hour. Candidates must have experience, references, and a clean driving record. Graduate students are preferred. The family leaves close to the Waban Station MBTA stop off of the D branch of the Green Line. Candidates must contact Gloria at to apply.

Mattapan Family Service Center- Temporary ESOL Instructor

The ABCD Mattapan Family Service Center is looking to hire a temporary, part-time ESOL Instructor. The ESOL Instructor is responsible for providing ESOL instruction to Haitian immigrant parents. They will conduct educational activities at the Mattahunt Community Center to enhance students’ ability to acquire the English language and engage with their children’s education. This position is for two classes, beginning and intermediate. This is a part-time position for 24 hours per week, and is temporary until June 2017. Interested candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Teaching English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Education, or a related field, in addition to at least one year working with adult learners teaching ESOL and experience working with immigrant communities. The full job posting can be viewed here. Please forward all questions, resumes, and cover letters to Riva Pearson at:

Mattapan Family Service Center, 535 River Street, Mattapan MA 02126.

Riva Pearson can be reached via email at, or by phone at 617-298-2045 Ext. 233.

Brookline Family- Part-Time Tutor

A family in Brookline is seeking a special education tutor for their third grade daughter once a week, on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons. The family lives in Brookline Village near Brookline High School. Their third grade student has mild dyslexia, executive functioning challenges, and low working memory. This family is looking for a tutor that is positive, supportive and patient to work with their outgoing and bright daughter. The tutor will be paid $30/hour assuming 1-1.5 hours per week. This commitment starts in September and continues through December with the opportunity to work throughout the remainder of the academic year. Interested candidates should email Priscilla O’Reilly at or call her at 617-346-6841.

Boston Children's Hospital- Bedside Tutor

Education, Inc. is looking to hire a part-time bedside tutor to work with hospitalized school-age students. This is a part-time, 10 month position working with pediatric and adolescent aged students. This position pays $15.00 per hour with flexible hours Monday-Friday between 9:00am-6:00pm. Click here to view the posting which includes candidate qualifications.

Interested candidates need to apply online. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Curran at 781-812-6318 or ncurran@educationinc.

The Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School
in Waltham, MA is seeking a creative, progressively minded,
collaborative, and hard-working individual to serve as an intern in our
Academic Technology Department.  As a school that embraces Multiple
Intelligences philosophy and utilizes differentiated instruction
pedagogy, we seek teachers who work diligently to reach all learners and
believe, as we do, that it is not “how smart you are” but rather “how
you are smart.”

This position’s primary objective is to assist in
the School’s efforts to integrate academic technology into teaching and
learning as well as actively participate in academics through student
clubs and interdisciplinary co-teaching with faculty. Additional duties
will include troubleshooting faculty technology issues as part of the
school’s Tech Help Desk and developing in-house professional development
opportunities for faculty. Please note that this position has the
flexibility to be molded to a candidate’s skills and interests.

Potential Opportunities:

  • Create and run faculty workshops centered around academic technology
  • Assist robotics after school activity
  • Run a student technology club
  • Member of the Tech Help Desk
  • Co-teach lessons that seek to implement various forms of academic technology
  • Assist teachers in the classroom to help raise the digital literacy of their students

We are seeking individuals that possess the following:

  • Desire to work in education, particularly in academic technology
  • Working knowledge of iOS devices, Windows, Google Apps, Microsoft Office
  • Interest in developing teaching related skills through experiential learning
  • Looking to gain independent school experience
  • Open to the practice of differentiated instruction within a Multiple Intelligences framework


  • 10-15 hours per week with flexible scheduling
  • September through December and/or January through May

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Jon Andruchow, Director of Technology,

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek in West Newton, MA is looking to hire teachers for the synagogue religious Sunday School. The religious school meets on Sunday’s from 9:30am-12:00pm, and on Tuesday’s from 3:45-5:45pm. Additional information can be found here.

If you are curious to learn more about teaching in this program or the positions available, please contact If you are ready to apply, please send the following to

  • A resume
  • A cover letter that includes one or two of the following three components:
    • An elaboration of a powerful religious or spiritual experience or your
      favorite work of art (visual/poetry/music/ performance/ other)
    • Something you’ve always wanted to do as a teacher (in any setting) but never had the chance.
    • The story of an instance of challenge in your teaching that pushed you to become a better teacher

Inspirica began 30 years ago with a vision of building a tutoring company with tutors who were “nothing short of inspirational.” Inspirica hires tutors who are dynamic, engaging, and able to connect with, motivate and inspire today’s student.

Inspirica is looking for tutors for SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, and SAT Subject Test preparation, in addition to tutors for Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Latin and French. Tutors must have a Bachelor’s degree (teaching/tutoring experience is a plus), and will be paid $40/hour to start. Additional information is available on the job posting. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to

Volunteer Opportunities

Oak Square YMCA-STEM Program

The Oak Square YMCA is looking for volunteers to work with local teens to create a STEM program (Ages 12-18). Teens would sign up for the Science program led by the volunteers. The program would take place once a week at the Oak Square YMCA, Tuesday through Friday based on volunteer availability. We are looking for volunteers who can make a minimum commitment of one month; multiple volunteers ideal. Volunteers should have a passion for working with Teens and creating fun, engaging, creative art projects. We are hoping to get this program running during November. If you are interested in volunteering for the Oak Square YMCA please contact the Teen Director, Stephanie Shinas, either through email: or by phone: 781-670-0135..

Oak Square YMCA- Art Program

The Oak Square YMCA is looking for volunteers to work with local teens to create an art program (Ages 13-18). Teens would sign up for the Art program led by the volunteers. The program would take place once a week at the Oak Square YMCA, Tuesday through Friday based on volunteer availability. We are looking for volunteers who can make a minimum commitment of one month. Volunteers should have a passion for working with Teens and creating fun, engaging, creative art projects. We are hoping to get this program running during November. If you are interested in volunteering for the Oak Square YMCA please contact the Teen Director, Stephanie Shinas, either through email: or by phone: 781-670-0135.

Oak Square YMCA - Teen Homework Help

The Oak Square YMCA is looking for volunteers to help local teens with homework (Ages 13-18). Our program allows teens to drop-in for help with their homework in the afternoon/evening Tuesday through Friday. Based on volunteer’s availability, we will set up drop-in times for the teens for one to two hour timeframes. We are looking for volunteers who can make a minimum commitment of one month. Some examples of the Teens’ classes are History, German, Latin, ELA, and Algebra. If you are interested in volunteering for the Oak Square YMCA please contact the Teen Director, Stephanie Shinas, either through email: or by phone: 781-670-0135. You can also call the Oak Square YMCA at 617-782-3535.

Volunteers Needed During WGBH's Super Sunday 2016

WGBH is hosting its annual High School Quiz Show Super Sunday testing day on Sunday, November 13 from 9am-5pm. This is the perfect opportunity for faculty and aspiring educators from around the Commonwealth to join together for the sake of learning and rewarding academic achievement. Plus, students (20+) can fulfill their volunteer service requirements in an area they enjoy – helping as Scorekeepers or Floaters.

View the High School Quiz Show Super Sunday volunteer flyer and explore Super Sunday volunteer position descriptions for more information. 

Interested volunteers should contact Jaime Reese at or by telephone at 617-300-4211.


WeThrive is an entrepreneurial mentoring program that pairs undergraduate college students with local middle and high school students in under-resourced settings. Their program is seeking Boston University students for their entrepreneurial mentoring program that pairs college students with local middle and high school students. WeThrive mentors walk youth participants through the creation of business ventures where they sell products and services and, most importantly, learn valuable life skills such as public speaking, habit adoption, creating a vision, and goal setting strategies. Mentors are trained prior to entering the classroom and provided with ongoing coaching to ensure success. This is a great opportunity for any college student looking to contribute impact in the local community while gaining insight into what it means to think and act like an entrepreneur. Anyone interested can simply submit a resume to

Cambridge School Volunteers

Cambridge School Volunteers, the nonprofit that has been making a difference in local students’ lives for more than 50 years, is seeking new volunteers–and one or two more interns!–for the fall semester. Volunteers are asked to commit one or two hours per week for at least one semester. The programs serve children during the school day as well as before and after school. Volunteers are needed between the hours of 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. More information as well as applications and dates and time for the fall kick-off and orientation can be found here.

Voluntarios de la Esperanza - Volunteer Interns

Voluntarios de la Esperanza (VE Global, VE) recruits, trains and organizes international volunteers to achieve the mission of fostering the positive development of children at social risk in Chile through minimum 4 month long internships. VE has successfully integrated nearly 450 full-time volunteers from more than 35 countries into their network of six local partner organizations, which include children’s shelters, community centers and schools in the most vulnerable neighborhoods of Santiago. VE Global is looking for applicants for their next two volunteer classes starting in January and May 2017. Deadline to Apply is November 27, 2016.

Click here to view the flyer. Interested applicants are encouraged to email

Graduate Internship Opportunities

Quincy College, located in Quincy, Massachusetts, is an open access institution that encourages academic achievement and excellence, diversity, economic opportunity, community involvement, and lifelong learning. The Office of Student Life is looking to hire a part-time Graduate Assistant to work 20 hours per week.

The Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Life will assist the Director in all programmatic opportunities and educational experiences that enrich the holistic development of the student body at Quincy College. Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references through the online application system. The position description, candidate qualifications, educational criteria and position responsibilities can be viewed here. Questions can be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (617) 984-1611.

The Education Alliance is a leading, full serve higher education consulting
firm, and is looking to hire a capable and competitive graduate student
or graduate for the position of Research Fellow. The full description
can be viewed here.
Competitive compensation will be provided, along with a flexible work
schedule built around academic and professional responsibilities.

Applications and nominations should be addressed to Dr. James E. Samels at Dr. James E. Samels can be reached at
508-655-7111 for more information.

Other Opportunities:

Jordan Smith Undergraduate Fellowship Program

National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition will once again award up to five students the Jordan Smith Undergraduate Fellowship program to attend the 2017 Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 11-14, 2017. The purpose and aim of this fellowship program is to advance the leadership skills and knowledge base of undergraduate students. It is our hope that they would in turn use what they learn at the conference to enhance and encourage first-year student development on their respective campuses. This fellowship covers the student’s conference registration fee.

The Jordan Smith Undergraduate Fellowship Program is open to undergraduate students enrolled for the full 2016-2017 academic year. All students who are interested in first-year programs, mentoring first-year students, and/or any other aspect of first-year student life and leadership are encouraged to apply.

Additional information, including application instructions, can be found on our web site at . The submission deadline is October 16, 2016.

For a full listing of Graduate Internship Opportunities, please click here.

Students can also find opportunities through the Student Employment Office by searching on the Student Link.

Updated as of 10/24/16