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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2003834
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 22, 2022

Job Description



Tutors – Math and English Language Arts


Job Goal: The Somerville Public Schools is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Tutors at the elementary grade level. Tutors generally work with small groups of students who are in the “warning” or low “needs improvement” categories relative to the MCAS test. Tutors are expected to work with classroom teachers to coordinate learning and to track progress using district achievement reports. Resources for the tutoring sessions are provided by the school.


•Bachelor’s degree with expertise in the specific subject area (Math or English);
•Experience teaching or working with students in grades 3-8;
•Computer skills – Word /Excel program to assist in scheduling and tracking students;
•Familiarity with the MCAS test;
•Demonstrated success in motivating and reaching all students in curriculum learning;
•Demonstrated ability to individualize instruction based on assessment data and identified student needs;
•Massachusetts D.E.S.E License in appropriate subject area is preferred.


Terms of Employment:
•Pay: $25.00 per hour / Up to 19 hours per week; during school hours


Position Reports to: School Principal and Title I Director


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: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 5
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Instructional Support > Tutor
  • 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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