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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3890286
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 17, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


2022-2023 School Year Vacancy

Anticiapted/Pending Budget Approval


Job Goal:  To instruct young students in Electrical theory & practical application in preparation for career readiness and college.


Somerville High School's mission, Center for Career & Technical Education, is to provide a unique opportunity for all of its students to acquire career skills-both academic and vocational enabling them to compete successfully in a technologically advanced economy. Through a blend of academic and vocational instruction, applied learning, and worksite experience, our students acquire the career skills and academic knowledge to ensure success in their chosen career and post-secondary education



  • 74 Massachusetts DESE license in Electrical or possess the following minimum requirements to obtain license
  • High School diploma or the equivalent.
  • 5 years of fulltime-employment experience directly related to electrical.
  • Possession of a current Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician license.
  • Possession of current Massachusetts Master Electrician license.
  • Passing score of at least 70% on each test (written test performance test) in electricity.

One of the following:

  • Achieve a passing score on the Vocational Technical Literacy Skills Test.
  • Achieve a passing score on the Communication and Literacy Skills Test.



  • Plan organize and provide appropriate learning experiences within assigned area of responsibilities.
  • Teach technical skills and knowledge to provide students with the competence to become skilled in their field.
  • Develop lesson plans and organize class time so that demonstration, instruction, hand-on practice, review and final activities can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  • Continuously improves the instruction, curriculum, and equipment so the CTVE area is current with all trends in the field is fully and properly preparing students for available and emerging jobs.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the student’s maturity and interests of the students.
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Guides the learning process towards the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objective for all lessons, units and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy regulation.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as relates to the specific assignment and students grade and subject area appropriateness.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.
  • Establishes and maintains open line of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both broad academic/vocational and behavioral progress of the assigned students.
  • Other duties deemed necessary by the Superintendent/Director or designee.


Position Reports to:  Assistant Principal of the Center for Vocational and Technical Education (CTE Director).




Note:  Applications are only accepted online through School Spring. 


Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.


Evaluation:  Evaluated in accordance with the DESE Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching Practice and the current Somerville Teacher’s Association Contract.


Terms of Employment:

  1. 184 day work year
  2. Salary and benefits in accordance with current Somerville Teachers Association Contract


Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Career Education > Industrial Electrician
  • 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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    Contact Information

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

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