We are pleased that you are considering a career at the Douglas Public Schools, where teachers, administrators, and support staff share a passion for education and life-long learning. We seek dynamic, inquisitive minds, and aim to foster a spirit of independence and enterprise in both students and staff.

Candidates interested in joining a school culture of adaptability, reflection, mutual support, and ongoing professional development are strongly encouraged to apply for a position on the DPS team. Please review the current career opportunities by clicking on the School Spring links below.

Job Title School/Site
Director of Technology District-Wide
Interim Director of Technology District-Wide
Assistant to the Business & Operations Manager-Accounts Payable Douglas Public Schools
Grounds Custodian District-Wide
Custodian Douglas Elementary School
Custodian Douglas Elementary & Middle School
Paraprofessional Douglas Elementary School
Paraprofessional Douglas Middle School
ABA Douglas Middle School
Substitute Nurses Douglas Public Schools
Substitute Teachers Douglas Primary School
Substitute Teachers Douglas Elementary School
Substitute Teachers Douglas Middle School
Substitute Teachers Douglas High School
Substitute Custodians Douglas Public Schools
Paraprofessional Douglas High School
School Bus Monitors
Douglas Public Schools
Substitute Cafeteria Workers
Douglas Public Schools 

How to Apply

Individuals interested in a posted position should submit a letter of application, their current resume, a copy of DESE licensure (teaching positions), and copies of their transcripts (if applicable) on SchoolSpring.com

If you have any questions please contact:

Lauren Tibbetts
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent 
21 Davis Street   
Douglas, MA 01516

[email protected]    

Applicants are informed that school systems are required to obtain all available criminal offender record information (CORI and SAFIS Background Check (fingerprint) per 603 CMR 51.00) from the criminal history systems board (CHSB) of any current or prospective employee or volunteer of the school department. We will need to make a copy of the appropriate state or federal ID with your picture for the CORI form if invited to the school for an interview.   

Candidates who are invited to an interview should bring a completed Employment Application and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Acknowledgement Request Form to the interview. Be sure to complete all sections of the employment application, especially the Employment History page with all previous employment, dates, and contact information. 

SAFIS Fingerprinting


For more information on how to register for your SAFIS fingerprint appointment, follow the steps below:

Step 1     
• Go to the IdenttoGo website to make an appointment.  

Step 2
• Click on "Online Scheduling" or call 866-349-8130 to schedule an appointment.
• Type in your first and last name. 
• Select "PreK-12th Grade Education (ESE)."

• Choose "Licensed Educator" or "All Other School Personnel." 
• You will need a credit card to pay or you can pay by check onsite. The fee is $55.00 if you hold a DESE
license and $35.00 for anyone who does not hold a DESE license. 
• You will need our district DESE code: 00770000 when prompted.
• Be sure to enter all REQUIRED demographic information before submitting. 

Step 3 

• Make note of your registration confirmation number to bring to your scheduled appointment. 

Step 4  
• Go to your scheduled appointment. Be sure to bring back the receipt provided and give a copy of the receipt to the Doug
las Public Schools Central Office.