(Erving, Leverett, Shutesbury, New Salem and Wendell)






Leverett Elementary School, a small, friendly, child-centered public school, is seeking an essential skills teacher with a strong knowledge of curriculum and a commitment to collaboration.   
We are accepting applications for:


Job Description

Leverett Elementary is starting a new afterschool program for children in grades K-6 to engage in structured activities and supervised freeplay. We are looking to hire qualified Assistants to supervise children, support their play, and sometimes lead group activities. Ideal candidates are compassionate, present, flexible, and love working with kids. 

This program runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30 to 5:30, with an extended Wednesday schedule of 12:30 to 5:30. It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable, Out of School Time Care to Leverett children in grades K through 8. Assistants will be paid $20 an hour. Applicants who can work every school day (total of 17 hours/wk) may be prioritized, but we will hire applicants for specific days as well (for example, if you can only work Tuesdays and Thursdays you may still apply).

Program Values

Our program aims to uplift young people by providing opportunities for authentic self-expression and deep fun. The program is rooted in values of autonomy, youth empowerment, centering childhood, need-based conflict resolution, and community care.  

Qualities of Ideal Candidates:

  • Have prior experience working with children and families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds 
  • Alignment with program values
  • Ability to supervise school age students in outdoor wooded environments involving mild physical activity
  • Ability to work in hot or cold weather with mild precipitation
  • Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities
  • Ability to work with students with special educational or emotional needs

First Aid and/or CPR certification is a plus but not required. 

Job Expectations:

  • Attend afterschool sessions and work as a team with program staff
    • Supervise students and support their play 
    • Build nurturing relationships with students
    • Assist in navigating challenging interpersonal and group dynamics with empathy and patience
    • Assist in leading games and activities as needed
  • Attend orientation and in-service trainings
  • Communicate with your supervisor when issues arise and give advance notice if you can’t make it to work


Be at least 18 years old

Get fingerprinted and pass a background check

If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator:

Max Solomon-Frye
[email protected]

Please complete  a support staff application and CORI form and send with letter of interest, resume and three letters of reference to:
Annie Foley Ruiz
Principal, Leverett Elementary School
85 Montague Road
Leverett, MA  01054



Shutesbury Elementary School is a small rural elementary school with innovative curriculum design and an emphasis on higher order thinking skills





Swift River School is a small rural elementary school serving the children of New Salem and Wendell in preschool through sixth grade.   
We are accepting applications for the following positions:



 After-School Child Care Worker for the Enchanted Forest Program

The Enchanted Forest Program is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 2:45 to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 12:45 to 5:30 p.m.

Please send resume to:
Kelley Sullivan
201 Wendell Road
New Salem, MA 01355
FAX: (978) 544-2253
[email protected]

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Erving School Union #28 is increasing it's pool of:
Substitute Teachers
Substitute Nurses
Substitute Custodians
Substitute Paraprofessionals

Please fill out an application and CORI form and submit it to:

Jessalyn Zaykoski
Human Resource/Payroll Coordinator

PO Box 7
Erving, MA  01344
[email protected]


You can choose to substitute in all four schools or only in the ones of your choice.

Time: Daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays till 1:30 p.m. 

Rates are as follows:

Teacher: $120/day ($110 on Wednesday)

Para-Educator: $100/day ($90 on Wednesday)

Nurse/RN: $175/day ($155.00 on Wednesday)
Nurse/LPN:  $125/day ($105 on Wednesday)

Should you have questions regarding becoming a substitute, please Contact: Robyn Vitello
Erving School Union #28 Substitute Coordinator - (413) 231-7775

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Principal Application
Professional Application
Support Staff Application
Substitute Application
Substitute RN Application
Director of Finance and Operations Application