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Job Details

  • Job ID: 1953964
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 7, 2022

Job Description



Art Teacher - Summer SPED ESY Program

•Appropriate MA DESE Licensure




Job Tasks will include:

  • Provide adapted art education services to students with intellectual disabilities, autism, orthopedic impairments, or other disabling conditions.
  • Adapt instructional techniques to the age and skill levels of students.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Provide students positive feedback to encourage them and help them develop an appreciation for art education.
  • Encourage students.
  • Establish and maintain standards of behavior to create safe, orderly, and effective environments for learning.


Experience working with one or more of the following populations:

  • Students with ASD
  • Students with multiple disabilities
  • Students with emotional impairments
  • Students with cognitive impairments
  • Students with multiple disabilities


Terms of Employment:
Seasonal/Yearly Employment
Location: District Wide
Stipend: $40 per hour worked
Mandatory Orientation and Professional Development Days: Week of June 27


Tentative Program Schedule and subject to change:
July 6, 2022 – August 9, 2022
Monday thru Friday
7:45 – 2:30pm, 5 days per week, Monday-Friday

Reports to: Director of SPED Extended School Year (ESY), OST Director, and Director of Summer Programs


Disclosure: All positions listed are subject to funding availability and student enrollment; courses may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment.


The Somerville Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, home status, marital/civil union status, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, place of birth, national origin, ancestry, cultural identity, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Art
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Employer Description

    Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the themes that characterize the instructional services, departments and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.

    Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University. Learn more about us...

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    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Central HR
    • 8 Bonair St.
    • Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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