Human Resources     

Welcome to the Needham Public Schools Human Resources page!  If you are a prospective employee, we hope this information will be helpful to you as you make your decision about applying to our district.  If you are a current employee, you will find very helpful information about benefits, retirement, professional development, forms and much more.

The Office of Human Resources manages the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all employees in the Needham Public Schools.  Our mission is to provide services to school employees to promote a positive and healthy work environment for all staff.  We are committed to the personal and professional growth of all employees.

In support of our employees, this office also manages benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee assistance program, and tax-sheltered annuities.  

The Director of Human Resources supervises the staff development program and the mentoring program for teachers in the Needham Public Schools.

All prospective employees are strongly encouraged to review the appropriate collective bargaining agreement for more information about working conditions, benefits and salary information.  Please click on the contract link to the left, then click on the appropriate contract.

Job Fair Announcement: The Greater Boston School Human Resources Network proudly sponsors its sixth annual diversity job fair on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, held at the Angier Elementary School in Newton. Member districts include Acton-Boxboro, Bedford, Belmont, Brookline, Concord, Concord-Carlisle, Lexington, Lincoln-Sudbury, Needham, Newton, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley Weston and Winchester. To register, please visit the Greater Boston School HRN website at

The Needham Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin or sexual orientation and ensures that all students and employees have equal rights of access and equal enjoyment of the opportunities, advantages, privileges and courses of study.

Director Human Resources
Thomas F. Campbell, Ed.D.
1330 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
Lisa Tedeschi
Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
781-455-0400 x 209
Suzanna Patch
Human Resource Specialist
Mary Santiago
Administrative Assistant
781-455-0400 x 230
Cindy Salamone
Payroll Supervisor
781-455-0400 x366
Stacy Dixon
Payroll Coordinator
781-455-0400 x244