Somerville Public Schools
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Benjamin G Brown
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3170219 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: September 6, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

After School Site Coordinator
Somerville Community Schools Afterschool Program

Job Goal:
The Somerville Community Schools After School Program provides after school and out of school time care at the all elementary schools for Somerville Public Schools. After School programs open Monday –Friday from dismissal until 5:30 including early release days and offers full day programs during school vacation weeks and the summer. It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable after school care to Somerville youth in kindergarten through grade 8. At After School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age appropriate enrichment activities, receive homework help and MCAS tutoring.

School Year Responsibilities: (Months of September –June)
• Supervise After School staff including observing enrichment activities and staff attendance and performance
• Facilitate on-site weekly staff meetings
• Ensure teachers are following all program homework and project-based activity guidelines
• Initial enrollment of students and placement to activity club and homework clubs
• Implement Community Schools Behavior Management Policy
• Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
• Follow program health and safety procedures
• Build positive relationship with families and community
• Attend regularly scheduled meetings with CS Administration and School Principal
• Attend orientation, meetings and trainings; including but not limited to mandatory DESE trainings
• Collect and report data for evaluation tools
• Submit all paperwork including timesheets and requisitions to main office in a timely manner
• Maintain site budget
• Other duties as assigned

Summer Months Responsibilities: (Months of July and August)
• Lead small and large group activities in a specialized area (Camp Specials include: Drama, Art, Science, Tech, Engineering and Math, ELA, Cultures, PE)
• Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
• Ability to cooperatively team teach
• Other duties as assigned

• Research, plan and implement activity based curriculum to promote social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in accordance with Somerville Public School curriculum and summer camp themes
• Purchase materials and supplies in accordance with Community Schools procedures
• Submit weekly themed units 2 weeks in advance to Administration

• Communicate regularly with Administration
• Attend summer camp orientation, weekly lunch time Wednesday meetings and trainings
• Facilitate Lead and Assistant Teachers to participate during lessons
• Oversee field trip arrival and departure procedures and staff supervision while off site
• Other duties as assigned

• Have a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree relevant to a Community School Program is preferred; and have a minimum of one year experience in teaching and/or administration in the field of community school education or related field
• Ability to supervise and support a team of up to ten staff members and additional community partners
• Administrative and organizational skills
• Ability to multitask and coordinate daily activities including student attendance, tuition collection and management and parent communication
• Good interpersonal skills and communication skills to collaborate with school day teachers, Community Schools staff and Administration
• Facilitate program planning to ensure educational frameworks are embedded into enrichment activities
• Sensitivity to and/or experience in working with children and adults from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds

Terms of Employment:
• This is a non-union position
• This is a full time position
• Calendar Year Position, 12 months
• This position is eligible for benefits

Position Reports to: Interim Director of Somerville Community Schools Afterschool Program

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 Benjamin G Brown!

The educational philosophy of the Brown School is to ensure that each of its 288 K-6 students continuously improves academically while developing a life-long appreciation for learning. The Brown School community believes that it is educating the future citizens of the world and therefore strives to provide all students with the tools to become productive and positive members of society.

Learn more about how we do this in the smallest and oldest elementary school in Somerville.

The Somerville Public Schools is committed to having all activities in all schools accessible to all students, parents/guardians and community members.

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
    Adriana Guereque-Khan
    167 Holland Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
    Phone: 617-625-6600