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Making Opportunity Count Inc Substitute Teacher (Multiple Locations) in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

About Us: Making Opportunity Count is a non-profit human services agency dedicated to creating positive change and enhancing the lives of individuals and families in Fitchburg, MA. We are committed to fostering community growth, providing essential services, and promoting holistic well-being. Our dynamic team is driven by a shared passion for making a lasting impact.

Our child care and Head Start programs provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for infant, toddler, preschool and school-age children. We strive to support children’s school readiness and desire to be life-long learners, with a focus around providing a stimulating early education and care experience that promotes each child’s social/emotional, physical and cognitive development.

Our child care and Head Start programs include center-based part-day & full-day options; family child care; before and after school care for school-age children; and services for pregnant women.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Substitute is ultimately responsible for filling in for teachers when they are unavailable to report to class. Substitute teachers will supervise students in and out of the classroom, including in the halls, on the playground and in the cafeteria. Substitutes will also help manage the classroom effectively to encourage student participation, minimize distractions and maintain a positive learning environment.

Varying schedules and locations: (Leominster, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Winchendon, Athol)


  • The Substitute must have adaptability for caring for children.

  • The Substitute must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to work with other adults and with children.

  • The Substitute must have willingness to learn new ways to work with and guide young children.

  • Willingness to be available on an “on call” basis.

  • Ability to follow directions.

  • Appreciation for various ethnic groups.

  • Fulfillment of all specified health and safety clearance requirements (physical, Monteux, MMR)

  • Ability to pass a CORI screening.


Join our team at Making Opportunity Count and experience a range of fantastic benefits that enhance your work-life balance and overall satisfaction:

  • Health, Dental, FSA, and Vision Insurance: Take care of your well-being with comprehensive coverage.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Enjoy generous time off to relax and recharge.

  • Hybrid Work Opportunities: Benefit from a flexible work environment that suits your lifestyle.

  • Student Loan Forgiveness: We're here to help you ease your student loan burden.

  • Tuition Remission: Invest in your education with our tuition remission program.

  • Employer-Sponsored Retirement: Secure your future with our retirement plan contributions.

  • Pet Insurance: Ensure your furry friends receive the best care.

  • Employee Discounts: Access exclusive discounts and perks.

Join us at MOC and experience a workplace that values your well-being and personal growth!