We are looking for outstanding and diverse candidates who have a relentless drive to achieve results, overcome challenges and commit to only the highest expectations for themselves and their students.

SEZP is seeking educators who are excited to work in a collaborative, engaging, diverse, and high energy environment. Great professional development, ample teacher leadership opportunities, competitive salary and benefits make SEZP a great place to be a teacher. When you join the Springfield Empowerment Zone, you are not just getting a job, you become a part of a creative, innovative and collaborative team that is working to create thriving schools for students in the district. We are investing in the future of our community by increasing student achievement.


Access to professional development resources through colleagues at your school and a network of SEZP partners.

Teacher leadership opportunities in many SEZP schools are creating opportunities for effective and experienced teachers to take on leadership roles and increased levels of responsibility without having to leave the classroom.

Receive a competitive salary and benefits.


Broaden your impact and become a part of rebuilding an urban school district where you’ll receive ongoing support to help you and your students reach your full potential.

Serve a diverse population of urban high-need students.

Teach in small autonomous learning communities.


Bachelor’s degree.

Currently hold or anticipate obtaining a teaching license with the Massachusetts Department of Education. Most states qualify for reciprocity.

Strong employment history.

For more detailed job descriptions and a full list of our current vacancies, please visit the job postings on your career services website or visit schoolspring.com & search key word “Empowerment Zone”