"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence is a K-5 public charter elementary school and a wonderful place to work.  Our staff are dedicated to the mission of preparing Springfield children for academic success and engaged citizenship.  This meaningful work is made even more rewarding by the particular benefits of our beloved community, including the following:  a well -staffed support team including literacy, math, special education, and student support departments; an extremely favorable student to faculty ratio; a beautiful 9-acre facility; an understanding system for accessing necessary personal time; and ample professional development opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, military status, sexual orientation, disability, gender, or gender identity.  We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds. 

Interested applicants should submit a completed Employment Application, resume and cover letter to the school electronically (
info@mlkcs.org), by fax (413-214-7838), or by mail (285 Dorset Street, Springfield, MA 01108).  No phone calls, please. 

If you have any questions, please email

We look forward to hearing from you.

Available Jobs

Classroom Teacher
Special Education Teacher
ELL Teacher
Music Teacher
Literacy Teacher
Literacy Coordinator

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