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  • Job ID: 1973244
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 7, 2022

Job Description






Program Goal:  Summer programming at Capuano offers experiences for children who have no prior school experience, students who would benefit from summer programming as they transition to kindergarten or first grade, and special education students who require extended year services. These summer programs provide opportunities for students to become oriented to the classroom and school setting and practice early literacy, language, math skills, as well as a wide range of skills associated with summer related IEP goals and objectives.  The daily schedule includes free breakfast and lunch, classroom activities including directed learning experiences in academic areas, opportunities for play, and enrichment activities. In addition, there are parent engagement activities during the week to support home-school connections


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood and/or ESL/ELL license and relevant teaching experience (minimum 5 years successful teaching experience, Master’s preferred).
  • Experience supervising multi-dimensional programs including student safety, program planning, supervision of staff, interns, volunteers, managing supplies, etc.
  • Experience in curriculum development and leading/planning/providing professional development.
  • Experience in working with students with special needs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and families to support program access and effectively address issues that may arise.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for students.
  • Bilingual/multicultural communication with diverse students and families preferred.



  • Supervise summer teachers and all instructional and enrichment activities.
  • Coordinate the administration of the summer school which includes student registration, class scheduling and assignments, and teacher assignments.
  • Oversee the extended day program which includes student registration, teacher assignments and supports teachers with scheduling and activities.
  • Supervise the maintenance of accurate records on the academic process and attendance of students.
  • Conduct staff meetings as necessary for the proper function of the summer program.
  • Assist in the screening, hiring and assigning of summer program teachers.
  • Maintain high standards for students and positive behavioral supports.
  • Assess all summer program activities and provide recommendations for the improvement of future summer programming.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director of the Capuano Early Childhood Special Education Extended School Year Summer Program as well as designated SPS Department Chairs to coordinate, plan, assure implementation with fidelity for all children in the general education and special education programs.
  • School year job requirements including planning and coordination time during out of school hours
  • Summer School Session: Must be available for on-site support for summer session
  • Must be available for professional development the week of June 27, 2022
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

Terms of Employment:
•Seasonal/Yearly Employment
•Location: Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center
•Stipend: 6,000
•Mandatory Orientation and Professional Development Days: Week of June 27


Program Schedule:
Monday thru Friday
Start Date: July 6, 2022
End Date: August 5, 2022
Regular Day: 8:00am - 1:00pm


Reports to:  Director of Early Childhood Education, OST Director & 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 : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    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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    • Central HR
    • 8 Bonair St.
    • Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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