Somerville Public Schools ( learn more )

Somerville, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3926754
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 7, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 6, 2022

Job Description




Kindergarten Paraprofessionals


Job Goal:  Summer programming at Capuano offers experiences for children with little to no prior preschool experience, or who would benefit from summer programming as they transition from preschool to kindergarten. 


These summer programs provide opportunities for students to become oriented to the classroom and school setting and practice early literacy, language, and math skills.  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 opportunities to support home-school connections.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Early Childhood/Elementary or ELL/SEI Paraprofessional and/or in supporting English language learners in school settings and/or experience working with young children.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for young children.
  • Ability to support bilingual/multicultural communication with diverse students and families preferred.


  • Collaborate with classroom teacher to support high quality developmentally appropriate programming.
  • Support children’s social emotional, academic, and physical needs.
  • Build relationships with children that support learning.
  • Support an inclusive classroom environment for all children.
  • Participate in professional development before and during the program.
  • Participate in set-up day and clean-up of classrooms on the final day.

Terms of Employment:
•Seasonal/Yearly Employment
•Location: Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center
•$25 per hour worked
•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
Extended Day: 1:00pm - 4:00pm


Reports to: Director of Kindergarten Explore Summer Program


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: Not provided
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute: Paraprofessional
    Instructional Support > Substitute: Teachers
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    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...

    Employer Image

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

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

    The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. “Sensitive data” for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.