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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4046474
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 26, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Synopsis: Math The Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences (SCALE) is now accepting applications for the position of one part-time morning ABE Math teacher.   

Dates: Sept 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023


Schedule: Part Time: Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon

6 teaching hours and 1.5 preparation hours per week


General Description:

This is a class for three types of students:  those who have had minimal exposure to basic math skills; those who need a review of math basics; and those who have math skills in another language but need to master English math vocabulary in order to pass the math HiSET with competence.  The class will include both native and nonnative students. The instructor must adhere to CALM, the current CCRS-based math curriculum. The instructor is to prepare engaging, interactive lessons that incorporate multiple intelligences.  The instructor is responsible for keeping daily attendance records, as well as, regular progress reports.

Instructor is expected to participate in scheduled staff meetings and staff development activities throughout the year.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan, prepare and submit monthly lesson plans in accordance with collective bargaining agreement
  • Participate in department meetings
  • Participate in department CCR activities  
  • Attend staff development activities related to position and department goals
  • Evaluate student progress and make placement recommendations.
  • Complete attendance records and assessment–related activities
  • Follow department policy/procedures, including substitute lesson plans


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; a Master’s in math/education or adult literacy is preferred
  • Three years experience teaching math (ideally to adults), preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of learner-centered teaching strategies for teaching math
  • Experience with computer-based programs and online resources
  • Experience with digital literacy
  • Math assessments, project-based learning experience is preferred
  • MA Teacher Certification is preferred

SchedulePart Time: Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon

6 teaching hours and 1.5 preparation hours per week


  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • 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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    Contact Information

    • Central HR
    • 8 Bonair St.
    • Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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