Employment Opportunities

The Human Resources office is open Monday thru Friday 8am - 4pm.

Congratulations on your decision to explore the opportunities offered by the Fall River Public Schools! The Fall River Public School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We offer all programs, activities, and employment opportunities without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability. To view and apply for open positions, please submit an online application at http://www.generalasp.com/fallriverschools/onlineapp.

If you have any questions regarding employment and/or the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 508-675-8425.

Appointed Employee Hiring Process

  • Applicant applies to open position via the Fall River Public Schools website
  • District representative contacts applicant to schedule in person interview
  • District representative recommends successful applicant for appointment by the Superintendent
  • Human Resources contacts applicant to complete new hire paperwork
  • Superintendent signs appointment letter indicating an official offer of employment has been made

Substitute Hiring Process

  • Applicant applies to open position via the Fall River Public Schools website
  • District representative contacts applicant to conduct phone screen
  • Human Resources contacts applicant to complete new hire paperwork
  • Successful applicant is added to District sub list via Aesop

Documents you will need to complete/provide as a new hire

  • W-4 Form
  • SSA-1945 Form
  • I-9 Form
  • Identification from the List of Acceptable Documents to satisfy the requirements of the I-9 (which can be found on the last page of the I-9 Form, commonly used documents are a US Passport, OR a Driver's License AND a Social Security Card, OR a Driver's License AND a Birth Certificate)
  • CORI Request Form
  • State or government issued photo identification for the CORI background check (this can be one of the same forms of ID used for your I-9)
  • Fingerprinting
  • Emergency Contact Form
  • EPIMS Data Sheet Form
  • Conflicts of Interest Law Acknowledgement Form
  • Direct Deposit Form
  • Voided check or savings account information for direct deposit
  • Bencor Form (if applicable)
  • Fall River Retirement Form (if applicable)
  • Beneficiary information (name and contact information of someone you would like to be your beneficiary)
  • Official college transcripts (if attended college)
  • Proof of your successful completion of a mentoring program (if applicable)
  • Written letters verifying your previous employment (must include dates of employment and job title)
  • Paraprofessionals only - Birth Certificate (this can also be used for your I-9)

News and Notices

Click backpack to view community announcements

In an effort to reduce paper and other resources, flyers are no longer sent home in backpacks but are e-mailed home to families and placed into our online backpacks which can be accessed at anytime. In order to receive this information right to your inbox, please be sure your child's school has an up-to-date e-mail address. Please note, community-based flyers must first be approved by the Superintendent of Schools.  If your organization wishes to have their flyer added to our digital backpack, please e-mail a copy to rcaron@fallriverschools.org for Superintendent's approval.

School Opening Info.
Start/End Times

Closing Day(s) of School

The last day of school for students is Monday, June 26 with the last two days - Friday, June 23 and Monday, June 26 - being half days of school.  

Exception: The Henry Lord Community School had an extra day to makeup due to the failure of a heating unit on December 12.  Therefore, the last day for HLCS students will be Tuesday, June 27Friday, June 23 will be a full day for HLCS students only with Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 being the school's two half days.

Public Records Requests

Please submit all requests to
Tonya Casey, Admin. Assistant
417 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420, ext. 53701

Parent/Student Portal Info

Intent To Submit Application For Funding

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)


Massachusetts required Fingerprinting

Multilingual Literacy Resources for Parents

Special Education Parent Advisory Council  &  Fall River Autism Community Group

School Committee Survey

FRPS Home School Application

Fonseca Turnaround Plan

Greater Fall River Resource Guide

Superintendent's Proposed FY2018 Budget