Somerville Public Schools
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Somerville Community Schools
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3198450 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: February 4, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Substitute Teachers
Somerville Community Schools Afterschool Program

Job Goal: The Somerville Community Schools Program provides After School and Out of School Time Care in the Somerville Public Schools. We operate After School programs from dismissal until end of program including early release days; full day programs during school vacation weeks and during summer. It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable, Out of School Time Care to Somerville children in grades Pre-K through 8

Substitutes will lead an academic/homework block, enrichment block, and free block between 2:35pm (1:45 Pre-K) and 5:30 or 12:00 (11:35 Pre-K) and 5:30 on early release day under the direction of the Site Coordinator or Assistant Coordinator. The substitute may also assist a lead teacher or support students individually if needed.

Assuming you are available for substitute teacher assignments, your services will be intermittent in nature and service on one occasion will not necessarily relate to service to another occasion. Employment in this regard, is therefore not applicable under the provisions of chapter 71, Section 41 of the Massachusetts General Laws pertaining to tenure of teachers and superintendents. In any event, I can provide you with reasonable assurance of employment as a substitute teacher during the forthcoming year.

This position is a Part Time position and is not eligible for benefits.

• Have a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree with at least six months of experience working with school age children.

• Have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience working with school age children including three months supervised experience with school age children.

• Lead small and large group activities by following the curriculum provided by Site Coordinator
• Follow Lead Teacher’s daily schedule
• Travel to multiple sites as needed depending where a substitute is needed
• Supervise and interact with children in a positive supportive manner
• Assist in maintaining a relaxed, supportive atmosphere in the classroom
• Discipline children in accordance with Community Schools Staff Handbook
• Follow program health and safety procedures as stated in Staff Handbook
• Assist in maintaining classroom environment including daily set up and clean up
• Build positive relationships with families and co-workers
• Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization
• Other duties as assigned

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: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville Community Schools!

Community Schools is a department of the Somerville Public Schools dedicated to providing high quality learning and enrichment activities for elementary grade students after-school and during school vacations.
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