Somerville Public Schools
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Somerville High
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3161957 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 21, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Mx2 Instructor (8th Grade Geometry)

Job Goal: The Mx2 Instructor will provide high quality face-to-face instruction with online facilitation of an after school Geometry course for eighth grade students. The educator will provide blended instruction utilizing an online platform to organize student work, feedback, and discussions. The teacher will also collaborate with curriculum leaders regarding the program’s curriculum development and evaluation. Mx2 is a reference to taking two math classes in parallel. Students will be expected to take 8th Grade Algebra 1 at their K-8 school alongside the blended after-school Geometry course at Somerville High School.

• Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, provide face to face geometry instruction at Somerville High School for eighth grade students, twice-a-week, 3:15-4:45pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays (students choose which session to attend)
• Continually update and maintain Schoology course site with current assignments and needed resources
• Plan effective lessons and assessments
• Monitor student progress and provide timely in person and online feedback as students develop an understanding of geometry concepts
• Maintain communication with each enrolled family on a regular basis
• Communicate with Somerville High School and Central Office administration to ensure student safety
• Develop blended learning Geometry Curriculum in consultation with Somerville High School Math Department Chair and Elementary Curriculum Coordinator (maximum of 50 hours starting in Summer 2018 to be paid as a separate stipend at the STA contractual rate)

• MA Educator License Required (Mathematics, 9 - 12)
• Successful experience teaching mathematics to middle grades and/or high school students
• Working knowledge of online learning platforms such as Khan Academy, Pearson’s PowerGeometry, Edgenuity, and Schoology
• Ability to collaborate with others to support program development and student learning
• Exceptional organizational and communication skills
• If selected, an internal candidate would teach this class in addition to their regularly assigned course load.

Position Reports to: Somerville High School Math Department Chair and Curriculum Coordinator

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

Terms of Employment: This is a stipended position compensated at the STA contractual hourly rate for 15 hours per week (see Responsibilities section for specific tasks to be completed) over the course of 35 weeks.

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

Application Deadline: Open until filled
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.
Date posted: August 16, 2019

Position Type: Part-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
    Patricia Murphy-Sheehy
    81 Highland Ave
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: (617) 625-6600