Memorial Middle School 


Overview of Fitchburg Public Schools

Fitchburg Public Schools is a small urban district of 5400 students located in North Central Massachusetts. As a Gateway City, Fitchburg continues its legacy of welcoming newcomers and Fitchburg Public Schools continues its mission of preparing all students for a rapidly changing world. Fitchburg Public Schools has partnerships with Fitchburg State University, Mount Wachusett Community College, and the Fitchburg Art Museum.  


Fitchburg Public Schools believes deeply in the potential for every student to succeed and works tirelessly each day to create an anti-racist school environment that is built around high expectations, an inclusive and welcoming culture, and an expectation of excellence for all. Fitchburg's goal is to increase personal growth, both academic and social-emotional, to obtain the highest level of achievement for every student.   


The vision of each of the Fitchburg Public Schools is to provide learning experiences that engage all students in achieving high academic standards while developing intellectual rigor, creative interest, and social characteristics that prepare them for the challenges of living successfully and productively as citizens of this new century.


Job Details:

The Middle School Principal facilitates the development of strong systems and structures that support the growth and achievement of all FHS students.  They actively participate in the work of the Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) and promote the mission, values, and theory of action of the district.  The FHS principalship is an opportunity to lead a dedicated staff and support students as the school community.



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 The Middle School Principal will


Reports to:        Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning

Evaluated by:    Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning


Terms of Employment/Salary/Work Year:

Salary range:   $125,000-$135,000

The work year shall consist of 215 days during the twelve months commencing each July 1.  Such work year shall include days when school is scheduled to be in session.  The Principal may also be required to work the one full week before the opening day of school and the one full week after the final day for staff.  The scheduling of all their workdays during the contract year shall be at the discretion of the Principal but subject to the submission by the Principal of a written proposed schedule which is subject to the approval of the Superintendent, together with the requirement of working the days set forth above. 


Competitive and comprehensive health benefits are offered through the City of Fitchburg;


An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of NCBC (fingerprinting) and CORI before your start of employment. 


The responsibilities and duties listed are illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned as required.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

The School Committee’s policy of nondiscrimination extends to students, employees, and the general public with whom it does business. Fitchburg Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or equal treatment in its programs and/or activities in compliance with state and federal law.

Questions related to this policy must be addressed to: The Office of Human Resources, 376 South Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420,