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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3854874
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 27, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

Long Term Substitute - Sonrisa Program - PK Teacher 


Job Goal: Sonrisa is a Dual Language Preschool for Spanish heritage speakers that provides a strong bilingual base in language and literacy for our youngest learners.


The Sonrisa school day is conducted in an 80/20 language model. Eighty percent of instructional time will be in Spanish (Literacy and content study integrated around Big Ideas). Twenty percent of instructional time will be in English (Oral Language and Mathematical Thinking).

Phonics teaching and learning will occur in the Spanish Language time. Language learning experiences will be guided by WIDA Early Language Development Standards in Spanish and English.


•Bilingual Speaker. Fluency in English and Spanish required.
•Appropriate Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Educator's Licensure is required.
•SEI Endorsement Required; ESL or ELL Licensure Preferred.


Responsibilities: As per the Somerville Teachers Association, Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement


Position Reports to: School Principal and District Administrator of English Language Learner Education


•Applications are only accepted online through TalentEd

•Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted online will be considered.


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: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
    Instructional Support > Substitute
  • 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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