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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4027852
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 2, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

After School Site Coordinator

Somerville Community Schools Afterschool Program

Capuano Early Childhood Center



Job Goal: 

The Somerville Community Schools After School Program provides after school and out of school time care at the all elementary schools for Somerville Public Schools.  After School programs open Monday –Friday from dismissal until 5:30 including early release days and offers full day programs during school vacation weeks and the summer. 


It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable after school care to Somerville youth in kindergarten through grade 8. After School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age appropriate enrichment activities, receive homework help and MCAS tutoring.





School Year Responsibilities: (Months of September –June)

  • Supervise After School staff including observing enrichment activities and staff attendance and performance
  • Facilitate on-site weekly staff meetings
  • Ensure teachers are following all program homework and project-based activity guidelines
  • Initial enrollment of students and placement to activity club and homework clubs
  • Implement Community Schools Behavior Management Policy
  • Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
  • Follow program health and safety procedures
  • Build positive relationship with families and community
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with CS Administration and School Principal
  • Attend orientation, meetings and trainings; including but not limited to mandatory DESE trainings
  • Collect and report data for evaluation tools
  • Submit all paperwork including timesheets and requisitions to main office in a timely manner
  • Maintain site budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Summer Months Responsibilities: (Months of July and August)


  • Lead small and large group activities in a specialized area (Camp Specials include: Drama, Art, Science, Tech, Engineering and Math, ELA, Cultures, PE)
  • Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
  • Ability to cooperatively team teach
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Research, plan and implement activity based curriculum to promote social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in accordance with Somerville Public School curriculum and summer camp themes
  • Purchase materials and supplies in accordance with Community Schools procedures
  • Submit weekly themed units 2 weeks in advance to Administration



  • Communicate regularly with Administration
  • Attend summer camp orientation, weekly lunch time Wednesday meetings and trainings
  • Facilitate Lead and Assistant Teachers to participate during lessons
  • Oversee field trip arrival and departure procedures and staff supervision while off site
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree relevant to a Community School Program is preferred; and have a minimum of one year experience in teaching and/or administration in the field of community school education or related field
  • Ability to supervise and support a team of up to ten staff members and additional community partners
  • Administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate daily activities including student attendance, tuition collection and management and parent communication
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills to collaborate with school day teachers, Community Schools staff and Administration
  • Facilitate program planning to ensure educational frameworks are embedded into enrichment activities
  • Sensitivity to and/or experience in working with children and adults from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds

Terms of Employment: 

  • Full Time/Calendar Year/12 months
  • Non Union Affiliation
  • Benefits Eligible

Position Reports to:     Director and Assistant Director of Community Education


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: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • 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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