20 Irving Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Welcome to the Human Resources web site of the Worcester Public Schools. The staff of the Human Resources Department is committed to working with employees in all matters related to your employment in the district. In addition, the Human Resources Department serves as the primary contact for all individuals considering employment with the Worcester Public Schools.
The Worcester Public Schools offers a wide range of employment opportunities for all individuals. The Worcester Public Schools values diversity and encourages applications from minorities, veterans and candidates with disabilities.
Effective July 1, 2013 all school employees are required to submit fingerprints for the national criminal background check. Employees will also have to submit a CORI check.
During this time of COVID-19 the Worcester Public Schools is providing staff with work flexibility. Staff members will be in the office when necessary and also working remotely. The best way to reach a member of the Human Resources staff is through email.
Please visit TeamOnline.org for forms, documents, and resources. TeamOnline can also be accessed by using the drop down menu in the upper right hand section of the page by going to Portals > Staff > TeamOnline.
Contacts / Questions
If you have been communicating with a member of the staff then you should continue to work with that person.
If you are a new hire as a teacher or administrator please contact
If you are a new hire as any position other than teacher or administrator please contact
If you are a current WPS employee and need an employment verification form completed contact
If you are a current WPS employee and are having difficulties with your email account contact
If you are a current WPS employee and are having difficulties with AESOP contact
- Ruth Nordstrom email@example.com
If you are a current WPS teacher or administrator who is working under a certification waiver from DESE contact
- Deanna Paldino firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a question about your license or your license application contact DESE Licensure Call Center at 781-338-6600
If you are a current WPS employee who needs to request a leave of absence contract
If you are currently on an approved leave of absence and have been asked to submit documentation to the district, you can send it via email to Ruth Nordstrom. We can also accept information via fax. Please contact Ms. Nordstrom for the fax number. Please be aware that sending any documentation via fax will result in a delay. Time sensitive documents should be sent via email.
If you are interested in applying for a position please check our Employment Opportunities and apply online.
For any other question please contact HR@worcesterschools.net
- Employee Contracts
- Employment Opportunities
- Licensing Information
- Loan Forgiveness
- Massachusetts Department of Education
- National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or a related condition, veteran status or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, contact the Human Resource Manager.