Somerville Public Schools
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Capuano Early Childhood Center
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3247371 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 3, 2020 Starting Date: July 6, 2020

Job Description


Job Goal: Summer programming at Capuano offers experiences for children with little to no prior preschool experience, or who would benefit from summer programming as they transition from preschool to kindergarten.

These summer programs provide opportunities for students to become oriented to the classroom and school setting and practice early literacy, language, and math skills. The daily schedule includes free breakfast and lunch, classroom activities including directed learning experiences in academic areas, opportunities for play, and enrichment activities. In addition, there are parent engagement activities during the week to support home-school connections.

Paraprofessionals for Summer EXPLORE Kindergarten Transition Program:
Terms of Employment:
Monday – Friday Schedule, 8:00am-1:30pm
Start Date: July 6, 2020
End Date: July 6, 2020
Stipend: $2,175

? Collaborate with classroom teacher to support high quality programming.
? Support children’s social emotional, academic, and physical needs.
? Build relationships with children that support learning.
? Participate in professional development before and during the program.
? Participate in set-up day and clean-up of classrooms on the final day.

Preferred Qualifications:
? Experience as an Early Childhood or ELL/SEI Paraprofessional and/or in supporting English language learners in school settings and/or experience working with young children.
? Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for young children.
? Bilingual/multicultural ability to communicate with diverse students and families.

All Staff: There is a mandatory Orientation Day in June, date is TBD
and a mandatory Professional Development Day in June, date is TBD

Reports to: Director of Kindergarten Explore Summer Program

Disclosure: All positions listed are subject to funding availability and student enrollment; courses may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment.

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: Summer
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Capuano Early Childhood Center!

The Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center is a unique public early-childhood facility dedicated to enriching the lives of the children and families it serves.

The Capuano Center's educational philosophy calls the staff to provide students with extensive, varied and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that will help them grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.

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
    Lisa Kuh
    150 Glen St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600