Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3157844 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 14, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR


Job Goal: To promote the development of each student who participates in the program. All staff is expected to understand and support the concept that any activity sponsored by SHS Athletics is part of the total program offered by SHS. Individuals in charge of such activities must utilize sound educational principles and goals to promote athletics as part of the overall educational experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Experience working with high school aged student-athletes; coaching
• Experience in sports management or athletic administration.
• Applicants must possess or be able to demonstrate ability to possess Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification.
• A Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred.

? Model the behaviors outlined in the MIAA, NCAA and NFHS Coaches Code of Ethics.
? Be knowledgeable and responsible for promoting and enforcing policies and information contained in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Handbook and the SHS Student Handbook.
? Attend all Athletic Department and SHS meetings that deal directly with the MIAA, League, Coaches Associations and Athletic Awards meetings as requested.
? Give personal support to the entire SHS staff, including headmaster, housemasters, teachers and pool staff.
? Work with community members who are involved in youth sports in order to encourage participation at the high school level.
? Create and maintain the athletics webpage, roster entry and scheduling page with the district portal and the
? Have current knowledge of NCAA and NIAA recruiting policies, regulations and admission requirements.
? Coordinate and oversee all aspects of middle school intramural/interscholastic sports including scheduling, hiring, payroll, facilities request and working with recreation.
? Coordinate and oversee all aspects of sports information including game recaps, score reporting, social media and PR media notifications
? Coordinate contest management workers for all home contest
? Assist with the athletic event setup, takedown and administrative coverage, including night, weekend and vacation week competitions and activities.
? Coordinate and assist with booster club and hall of fame organizations
? Assist with registration and clearance efforts and MIAA waiver processes
? Scheduling and oversight the school fleet of vehicles
? Perform other duties as assigned by director of athletics
Physical Demands:
Minimal physical effort is generally required to perform duties under typical office conditions. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, speak and hear and use hands to operate equipment. Visual requirements include the ability to read routine documents and to use a computer.

Position Reports to: Director of Athletics

NOTE: 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: Full-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
    Stanley Vieira, Athletics Director
    81 Highland Ave
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: (617) 625-6600