Teach Western Mass Certified Teachers

Teach Western Mass

About the organization

Teach Western Mass is a partnership founded by Holyoke Public Schools and the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership, with support from the Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Additionally, we’re joined by several local charter schools.
Collectively, we represent 30 schools serving more than 11,000 students in Western Massachusetts.

Simply put, as a teacher in Western Massachusetts, you are not just part of a school—you’re part of a community where you can help drive the transformation of our schools. Collectively, we can ensure that all Western Massachusetts students have the skills they’ll need for success in college and beyond because we are:


Build your future in Western Massachusetts as a TWM Certified Teacher!

Teach Western Mass is a nonprofit organization that works in with local innovative district schools, public charter schools, and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to bring more high-quality, diverse educators into our region’s most high-need schools.

Collectively, Teach Western Mass represents 30 schools that serve more than 11,000 students in the region. Together we’re building a robust community of dedicated educators committed to ensuring that all students are on grade level and to providing our students with a vibrant education.

Considering a move or change in your teaching career? Teach Western Mass can help you in your search. Take the first step by applying to be a TWM Certified Teacher!

What We Offer

TWM offers unparalleled hiring support, including interview preparation and a trusted recommendation to help make sure your candidacy gets the attention it deserves. TWM can help you find the school community that’s right for you.

Streamline your job search. Teach Western Mass saves you time by connecting you directly with schools seeking great teachers.
Find the school community that’s right for you. Find the school with a vision, focus, and


Qualifications to Become a TWM Certified Teacher

You Have

A current, valid teaching license (MA or elsewhere)
Eligibility to work in the US

We’re Seeking

Experienced educators with proven commitment to educational equity
Educators with touch-points in the Holyoke or Springfield communities, professionally or personally, or similar communities working for transformational student outcomes
Current licensure (or willingness to become licensed) in high-need areas, such as Math, Science, or Special Education.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Commitment to Equity

At Teach Western Mass, we're looking for educators dedicated to bringing an excellent education to every classroom in our region. As educators, we share a belief that all families—regardless of where they live or how much money they earn—have the right to a great education and a bright future for their children. For us, this starts with committed teachers, and that could mean you.

We acknowledge that some candidates - especially those from underrepresented populations in the education and nonprofit sectors - may feel their professional experience and skill-sets are not a perfect match for this opportunity. Please apply if you are passionate about this work and/or our mission calls to you, even if you are unsure whether you should apply.

We're committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression,

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