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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4008898
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 16, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Job Goal:  Assist the BOKS Lead Trainer in running the BOKS (Building Our Kids Success) before school physical activity program



  • Interest in health, wellness and fitness
  • Experience working with elementary aged students 
  • Available during before school hours (7am-8am)
  • Must be flexible and be able to think on your feet
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • CPR certification (preferred, not required)

Responsibilities include:

  • Review BOKS Training Manual and understand how to execute all lessons & related activities
  • Support the lead trainer to lead, manage and oversee the flow of class including explanation and enforcement of safety procedures and “participant rules” for class
  • Be able to support children in fitness related activities
  • Assist in taking daily attendance as needed
  • Help choose and announce Fit Kid of the Week and distribute end of session certificates


Terms of Employment

  • Yearly Appointment
  • $30 per hour worked
  • 1 hour/day
  • 3 days a week for two 12 week sessions

Reports to:  The School Principal and District Wellness Coordinator 


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: 3

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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