Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


E Somerville Community
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3156990 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 13, 2019 Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

Junior Clerk

Job Goal: Organize, coordinate, schedule and perform office functions to support the Principal/Assistant Principal/Director and/or Supervisor. Coordinate communications between administrators, District and site personnel, parents, students and the general public.

Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred

Responsibilities & Qualifications: Please refer to Job Description below

Position Reports to: Principal of the East Somerville Community School

Rate of Compensation: In accordance with AFSCME Clerical Collective Bargaining Agreement

Application Process: To submit your application for consideration, please visit us online at:

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 617-625-6600 ext 6015.

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.



Performs a variety of standard clerical duties to support the office, requiring a general knowledge of the operation, including the following:


• Types/word processes;
• Performs data entry work;
• Sorting and distributing incoming mail, preparing outgoing mail and faxing of communications;
• Maintains general records and student records so that they remain updated and easily accessible;
• Provides telephone answering services; takes messages and redirects calls to appropriate personnel;
• Provides receptionist duties for all visitors to the school or departmental office;
• Provides information to the public;
• Performs such other duties as are necessary that are within the guidelines of this job description.


• High school diploma or equivalent, related school or office experience de¬sirable;
• Demonstrated ability to type thirty (30) error-free words per minutes;
• Ability to use computers efficiently;
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office;
• Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities;
• Proficiency in the use of all office machinery and technology;
• Ability to interact pleasantly and efficiently with students, staff and the public;
• Ability to work diligently to help maintain smooth office operations;
• Must be reliable with good interpersonal and telephone communication skills;
• Knowledge of school office procedures, including the maintenance of records;
• Ability to exercise good judgment and common sense; and
• Aptitude or competence for other assigned responsibilities.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to E Somerville Community!

The East Somerville Community School (ESCS) is a diverse school in an ethnically rich neighborhood. ESCS lives its motto, "Every Student Can Succeed," by preparing students to achieve at high levels in their next stage of education, while applying the skills of life-long learning. The dedicated staff members provide regular education and special education services through a team approach, which combines high quality, challenging classroom instruction with academic support. ESCS offers the best qualities of a large school with a welcoming and respectful atmosphere that makes each student feel valued and part of a community.
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
    Laura Bonnell, Assistant Principal
    50 Cross Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600