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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4044975
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 23, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR


Academic Tutors / Afterschool Tutorial Program (SPS-ATP)



Job Goal:  The Somerville Public Schools is now accepting applications from qualified educators for Academic Tutor positions in the after school program.  The Somerville Public Schools Academic Tutorial Program (SPS-ATP) will be offered two afternoons per week onsite at each K-8 Title I school.



  • Massachusetts D.E.S.E License in appropriate subject area 
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience teaching or knowledge of the specific subject area
  • Experience teaching or working with students in grades K-8
  • Basic computer literacy



  • Provide academic intervention to small groups of 5 students maximum who qualify for ATP
  • Provide skill development in Math and ELA reflective of students’ academic needs in order to assist students in attaining the DESE grade level standards; 
  • Review and utilize district standardized assessment data to determine students’ individual learning goals including: MCAS, and DIBELS 
  • Complete all record keeping using our internal GOOGLE database program: generate parent contract letters, write student progress reports, track student attendance, and log tutor hours. Tutors are also responsible for obtaining parent signatures for parent contracts and writing progress reports (1 report for each student per academic year is required) to share with parent/guardian, classroom teachers, and principal
  • Incorporate best literacy and math practices into tutor sessions;


Terms of Employment:  

  • Yearly Appointment
  • October 2022 – May 2023
  • All tutors will be required to attend the 1 hour Academic Tutorial Program orientation, the date is TBD, from 3pm-4pm on Zoom.


  • Schedule: SPS ATP is offered Monday thru Friday / 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm  
  • Stipend: $30/hour.  Total of 50 work hours include 25 hours of tutoring, 25 hours of paperwork (progress reports, attendance), preparation, progress monitoring, and PD/orientations



  • Please note in accordance with our federal and local Title I obligations, we are not able to issue final payment for tutoring services until all relevant paperwork is submitted (including signed parent contracts, parent signed student learning plans, accurate student attendance and progress reports).


Position Reports to:  The School Principal and Title I Coordinator

  • Position Type: Not provided
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Tutor
  • 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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