Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville High
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3137026 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 12, 2019 Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Security Monitor

Job Goal: Reporting to the Headmaster, the Security Monitor will provide safety and security protection for members of the Somerville High School community, school property and ensure compliance with the department’s regulations, state and federal laws and the student code of conduct.
• Address and direct visitors to designated check-in location to receive proper visitor passes.
• Notify the Housemasters of students leaving campus without proper authorization, student behavioral concerns and suspicious circumstances.
• Notify the Headmaster when local public safety officials are on school property.
• Supervise hallways, bathrooms, the school cafeteria or other areas as assigned.
• Enforce the rules and regulations as outlined in the Student Handbook as well as the rules for student behavior as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
• Enforce the safety and security procedures established by the district.
• Assist with directing students
• Work collaboratively with teachers monitoring hallways
• Serve as part of the Emergency Response Team
• Enforce the "No Smoking Law"
• Note and report building safety or maintenance concerns.
• Other duties as assigned
• Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, prior experience in a school setting or any relative education or security experience.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Proficiency in computer word processing.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and the ability to respond well under pressure.
• Must possess a high-level of interpersonal skills; general pleasant demeanor and respectful attitude towards students, parents and employees at all levels of the school.
• Multi-lingual candidates are preferred.
• CPR and First Aid certifications desired but not required.
Terms of Employment:
• Hours of work are between 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday thru Friday
• This position is not a member of any collective bargaining unit
Position Reports to: Somerville High School Principal
Physical Demands: Light to moderate physical effort is generally required. This position requires the ability to stand for long periods of time. During the course of a normal work day, the candidate may become involved in ensuring safety of all students during student altercations.

Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will 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: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville High!

The primary goal of Somerville High School is to prepare students to lead satisfying and successful lives by helping them to become:

?Effective readers
?Effective writers
?Effective users of technology
?Effective critical and creative thinkers.

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
    Leo DeSimone, Assistant Principal of Vocational Education
    81 Highland Avenue
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: 617 - 625 - 6600 Ext . 6136