Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Full Circle/Next Wave
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3247378 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 3, 2020 Starting Date: August 3, 2020

Job Description


Job Goal: Next Wave Jr. High and Full Circle High are continuing a summer program for students at risk of dropping out of school. The summer program will provide a positive and fun learning environment which will address student academic needs as well as their social emotional needs addressed in their IEP’s. These opportunities will greatly expand student exposure to the educational, cultural and clinical support services offered at NW/FC during the academic year.

Teachers will work with Next Wave and Full Circle students on project based learning activities.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with the therapeutic model of Next Wave/Full Circle
• Experience with middle and/or high school curriculum, instruction and assessment practices
• Knowledge of Project Based Learning
• Experience with the IEP process
• Massachusetts DOE license in Mild to Moderate Special Needs grades 5-12
• A strong ability to build community, provide support to and motivate staff
• Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for students
• Strong organizational and effective communication skills
• Experience working with a team to develop curriculum and extracurricular activities

Terms of Employment:
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 2:00pm
Start Date: August 3, 2020
End Date: August 14, 2020
Stipend: $2,500

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

Reports to: Summer Program Coordinator

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 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
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Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Margaret DePasquale, Principal
    8 Bonair Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: 617 - 625 - 6600 Ext . 6875