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  • Job ID: 2050094
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 14, 2022

Job Description



El Sistema Inspired After School Program
East Somerville Community School


Job Goal: 

The After School Homework Teacher will assist with homework assigned by a student’s classroom teacher and connect instruction to the classroom curriculum. Additionally, he or she will generate activities that provide academic enrichment and skill building but which are not directly associated with classroom requirements.

El Sistema Somerville is in partnership with the Somerville Public Schools Music Department and supported by the City of Somerville, grants, individual and corporate donors. The goal of the program is to provide exceptional instrumental and orchestral education in order to promote character development, positive citizenship and increased academic achievement.


•Monitor homework assignments for progress and completion
•Work one-on-one with students and work in small groups, circulating between student homework tables
•Assist students in developing organizational skills
•Apply consistent teaching methods and strategies that connect student learning with the Somerville Public School curriculum
•Model literacy and good study skills
•Assist students in test preparation


•Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field preferred
•Desire to work with school-age students (grades 3 through 8)
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Knowledge of basic math, reading, science, language and grammar skills
•Attention to detail and precision in work habits
•Good intrapersonal skills and ability to work as a team
•Written and spoken Spanish language skills a plus


Terms of Employment:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (school year schedule)
Up to 10 hours per week / Up to 4 teaching days per week (minimal teaching 2 days)
3:00pm–5:20pm each day; two blocks of homework help


Position Reports to: Director of El Sistema


•Applications are only accepted online 


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: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Music Education
  • 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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