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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4027824
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 2, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Program Goal:  Looking for an opportunity to support middle school youth in a hands on, project based STEAM curriculum? Our Middle School STEAM program is an innovative collaboration with several Somerville community partners, including Parts and Crafts, Somerville Media Center, Parkour Generations Boston, Groundwork Somerville, Somerville Arts for Youth, and DEILab supported by the Somerville Public Schools. We are looking for 2 paraprofessionals to support program activities, supervise snack, moderate student behavior, and assist with homework help and tutoring.


School Paraprofessionals are strongly urged to apply


SPELL Partner Site Coordinator:

  • Willingness to learn and jump in enthusiastically to all programs
  • Excited to serve as a role model for youth
  • Must participate in program orientation – date/time TBA
  • Bilingual/multilingual preferred
  • Must be available Wednesdays from 2:30-5:00 and half days from 12-5:00 (with the exception of any required PD scheduled on half days)


Terms of Employment:

Yearly Appointment

Grant Funded

2022-2023 School Year, October 2022 - May 2023

Afterschool/Evening Hours


2:30-5:00  on Wednesdays

12:00-5:00 on Wednesdays that are half school days 


Salary:  $25 per hour worked/Maximum of 102 work hours


Reports to:  OST Director Heather McCormack and Innovations Coordinator Jason Behrens


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: After school/Evening
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • 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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