Employment Opportunities

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Library Media Specialist/Technology Teacher

Warsaw Middle School is looking for a dynamic, motivated, tech. savvy, and creative individual to fill an open Library Media Specialist/Technology Teacher position. We are looking for an individual who will assist teachers in promoting reading and provide reading experiences for students in groups and as individuals, and who will lead the information literacy curriculum. This individual will help promote lifelong learning by fostering positive attitudes toward libraries and by working to develop students' viewing, listening and critical thinking skills. The Library Media Specialist directs, organizes, and supervises the personnel and services essential to a unified library media program centered on students' needs and the instructional goals of the school. This position melds the responsibility of running a thriving 5-8 library/media center and overseeing the PK-4 library program, along with the accompanying library collection and teaching two technology classes as part of a healthy allied arts program. Warsaw Middle School is a 5-8 middle school that is part of MSAD 53, which serves the towns of Burnham, Detroit, and Pittsfield. Warsaw Middle School fosters the social, emotional, and academic growth of all students by adhering to middle school philosophy, promoting integrated units of study, utilizing a two year looping model, and having a strong advisory program. Warsaw is located in Pittsfield - the heart of Maine. This is a thriving and diverse community that boasts premier medical and manufacturing facilities as well as unique and quaint small businesses. Pittsfield is also home to Maine Central Institute as well as a variety of social and cultural organizations. Interested candidates should hold a Maine 071 certification. MSAD 53 offers a competitive salary and a supportive teacher contract.

Ed Tech I 

Warsaw Middle School is looking for an Ed Tech I who is caring, compassionate and patient to join the special education team at Warsaw Middle School to work with grades 5-8. Students in this program have a wide variety of academic, functional and behavioral needs. The successful candidates will closely collaborate with the special education teachers to manage student behaviors and behavior plans as well as support students in the regular and special education setting in both small groups and one to one to meet students' unique needs.

Candidates must have an Ed. Tech I authorization or be eligible to apply for authorization through the Maine Department of Education and must be fingerprinted through the Maine Department of Education. This is a part time position (29.5 hours per week). Hourly wage is per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Substitute school nurse

MSAD #53 is seeking substitute school nurses to provide medical treatment to students when the regular school nurse is absent.

Requirements:  Must have a current RN license and a Maine Department of Education Criminal History Records Check (CHRC).  Previous school nursing experience preferred but not required.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities: 

Manage school clinic visits, intervene with actual and potential health problems, and assist with decision-making

Manage and support chronic health conditions

Dispense and monitor physician ordered medications and/or treatments.

Manage and use equipment and supplies ordered by a health care provider for everyday or extended use in the school setting.

Provide and/or appropriately delegate health care procedures

Establish and maintain professional communication with all stakeholders which is ongoing, timely and respectful with consideration given to professional confidentiality

Maintain individual student health records adhering to documentation standards

Create a caring, trusting, personal climate conducive to learning

Possible physical demands include, but are not limited to: standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, bending and reaching outward.

For complete step by step instructions on obtaining your CHRC certification from the DOE, please visit: https://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting. 

Substitute Custodians

Do you want to impact a child's learning? We are in search of substitute custodians to care for the facilities. Work may include day cleaning throughout buildings and/or evening cleaning classrooms and other areas. Work times and days are flexible depending on candidate availability. For more information send email or letter of interest to canthony@msad53org or call 207-487-5107.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour


Who We Are

MSAD #53 is a PreK - 8 public school district nestled in central Maine, serving Burnham, Detroit, and Pittsfield. Our community of educators is committed to ensuring that every child thrives. Learners experience a comprehensive curriculum that cultivates readers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, artists, musicians, athletes, and citizens.

We annually enroll approximately 600 students PreK-8. Our students are tuitioned to Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield for their high school experience. MCI is an independent school enrolling a diverse, international population of residential students in addition to MSAD #53 students. District schools include:

Manson Park School (PreK & K) - Seven classrooms are housed in our primary school perched at the edge of Pittsfield’s 45-acre jewel, Manson Park. Parents value the family atmosphere in this building.

Vickery School (Grades 1-4) - Elementary learners enjoy weekly specials in music, visual art, library, guidance, and PE. We celebrate students at monthly assemblies and honor acts of kindness with a focus on safe, respectful, and responsible living.

Warsaw Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Middle school philosophy provides the foundation for integrative curriculum, daily advisory, and a menu of allied arts. Extracurricular options include robotics, show chorus, jazz band, and Civil Rights team.

What We’re Looking For

Where You'll Find Us

MSAD #53’s schools are located in Pittsfield, Maine, conveniently situated in central Maine just off I-95 between Waterville and Bangor, with easy driving access to Acadia National Park and the coastal communities of Belfast, Camden, and Rockport to the east and southeast, the Rangeley Lakes and Moosehead regions to the west and northwest, and within 90 minutes of Portland and southern Maine’s attractions. 

What You’ll Gain By Joining Our Team