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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4018912
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 24, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description

ELL Level 3 TEACHER - Part-Time evening Position




Job Goal:  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 perspectives and experiences in our staff, recognizing the powerful impact a diverse workforce has on all students. We are committed to supporting educators through a strong induction, educator-driven professional development, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

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

General Description:

The Part-time ELL Level 3 teacher is responsible for preparing engaging, active, learner-centered lessons for adult immigrant students at low- intermediate levels of English proficiency. Instruction focuses on English reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, and grammar according to the curricular guidelines of the program. Technology is integrated to enhance instruction and strengthen students’ digital literacy in college preparation and/or workplace demands. Teachers follow the SCALE ELL curriculum to provide a rigorous and meaningful educational experience to meet program objectives and student goals.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and deliver high-quality lessons aligned with the ELL Department’s Curriculum Guidelines and the MA DESE English Language Proficiency Standards.
  • Work effectively with other teachers, advisors, assessors, and program administrators for program effectiveness and to ensure the development and growth of student knowledge and skills.
  • Follow all department policy/procedures regarding the delivery of instruction, progress monitoring and placement, substitutes and substitute lesson plans and operating procedures.
  • Integrate technology into instruction.


  • Appropriate Department of Elementary and Secondary Educator's license in the field or subject for this position (ESL or ELL Licensure Preferred)
  • Bilingual speaker preferred (Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Creole)
  • SEI Endorsement is preferred

 Salary:  Salary range is in accordance with SEU Unit D Collective Bargaining Agreement



Part-Time: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

- Six (6) teaching hours and 1.5 preparation hours per week

- Monthly meetings, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

- Responsibilities begin in September and continue through the end of our second instructional cycle before June 30, 2023.


Reports to: Interim Director of Continuing Education or Designee


Location:  167 Holland Street, Somerville, MA 02144.


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: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
    Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
  • 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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