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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4000823
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 28, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Announcement of a Vacancy for the

2022-2023 School Year



Job Goal:

To instruct young students in the Advanced Manufacturing (previously Machine Tool Technology) 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.


Somerville Public Schools strives to create an inclusive and racially affirming environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students.  We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.


We welcome and value different persprectives and experiences in our staff, recognizing the powerful impact that a diverse workforce has on all students.  We are committed to suppporting educators through a strong induction and mentorship program, educator-driven professional development, and opportunities for professional grwoth and advancement.


As a district, we are also commited to supporting the whole child by promoting a trusting, mutually respectful and inspiring culture that values the individuality of our students and the professionalism of the field.



  • 74 Massachusetts DESE license in Advanced Manufacturing or possess the following minimum requirements to obtain license
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years of full-time employment experience directly related to Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Passing score of at least 70% on each test (written test and performance test) in machine tool technology.

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 student 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.
  • Develops positive relationships with Advanced Manufacturing community partners in the area and actively solicit their help, including service on the Program Advisory Board.
  • Other duties deemed necessary by the Superintendent/Director or designee.

Position Reports to:

  • Somerville High School Principal and Assistant Principal of the Center for Vocational and Technical Education.


  • Only online applications are accepted  

The Somerville Public School does not discriminate in its programs, facilities or employment of educational opportunities on the bases of race, color, age, religion, disability, preganancy, home status, martital/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' group or interferes with their ability to learn or work.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Career Education > Machine Trades
  • 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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