Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3145976 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: July 26, 2019 Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Student-Athlete Mentor

Job Goal:
The Student-Athlete mentor will serve as an extra support to SHS student-athletes in their academic success and post-secondary planning.

• Strong project-management and communication skills
• Interest in and willingness to learn about College & Career Readiness processes at SPS
• Experience in and willingness to learn about collegiate athletic recruiting processes

Responsibilities: Meet with a caseload of student-athletes at SHS regarding their post-secondary plans.
• Meet with a caseload of student-athletes regarding their academic progress at SHS and the academic performance needed for their post-secondary plans.
• Assist students in completing the college application process.
• Assist students in completing the athletic recruiting process for collegiate sports including:
o Registering with the NCAA eligibility center
o Communicating with college coaches
o Arranging college visits
• Communicate with students’ families, counselors, teachers, and SHS coaches as necessary

Terms of Employment:
• Stipend: $3,000 (up to 120 hrs @ $25/hour).

Position Reports to: SHS Principal and Director of College & Career Readiness

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: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville Public Schools!

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.

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
    Sebastian LaGambina, Interim Headmaster
    81 Highland Avenue
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: 617 - 625 - 6600 Ext . 6111