Somerville Public Schools
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Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3013541 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: December 3, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

Computer Operator-Technology Integration
Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences

Job Goal: The part-time Computer Operator provides class support for evening instructors using the computer lab and assists students in the lab under the supervision of the instructor. Patience and kindness are vital in working with our students, many of whom have limited English and limited computer literacy.

• Provide classroom assistance to evening teachers
• Assist in the preparation of classroom activities
• Research online resources to address academic needs of particular class or student
• Start and set up workstations, and use the smart board for classes or testing sessions
• Manage technical issues that arise during class sessions with basic troubleshooting of hardware and software
• Facilitate appropriate storage of student files during class activities
• Assist in orienting new staff to the resources available in the computer lab.
• Update software as needed
• Clean lab and equipment
• Ensure that lab is clean and orderly at the end of each class
• Alarm the lab at the end of the evening

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or Equivalent, Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Ability to work patiently and respectfully with non-native English speaking adults at all levels
• Successful completion of word processing/data entry course, or demonstration of comparable skills
• Proficiency with MS Office suite (with the exclusion of Access)
• Ability to learn and troubleshoot basic educational software programs and interactive websites
• Classroom experience with adults preferred
• Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with instructors
• Ability to speak Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole would be a plus!

Terms of Employment:
• This is an evening position, for two nights per week, 6 – 7 hours per week, working with classes that meet Tuesday and Thursday 6-9pm for the duration of the academic year which ends June 2019
• Precise schedule will be negotiated
• There will be some initial training with the Technology Coordinator and the full-time Computer Operator.
• Salary range is $16.75/hour - $20.31 (FY18 rates) per hour, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.

Position Reports to: Director of Continuing Education or Designee

Applications are only accepted online through School Spring. Resumes that are emailed or mailed will not be considered

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office via email at

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences!

Since 1974, SCALE has provided classes and support services to more than 1,200 adult learners (16 years and older) annually who need basic reading, writing and math skills, English instruction for non-native speakers, or a high-school credential. SCALE's fully accessible facilities have a computer lab and an on-site GED Test Center. Most classes are free. Fees are charged for orientations, adult evening school, and testing for the GED (General Educational Development) diploma and for the ADP (Adult Diploma Program).

Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Ngaio Schiff, Program Administrator
    167 Holland Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
    Phone: 617 - 625 - 6600 Ext . 6900