Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville High
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3374029 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 28, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Redirect Academic Tutor

Job Goal: Redirect is a classroom based program which provides individualized support and monitoring to students who would benefit from additional support and structure within Somerville High School. Students are enrolled in Redirect for a semester or year and have time in their schedules to complete school work. Students receive support in staying on top of academic work, completing outstanding assignments, communicating with their teachers and developing increased self-efficacy. Redirect is meant to be flexible to respond to the changing needs of students and help support them in a variety of academic, organizational, and social emotional ways.
The tutor would work up to twelve (12) hours per week to be determined by the current needs of the Redirect program.

•Comfortable with tutoring all high school subjects (Math, Science, History and English))
•Able to collaborate with Redirect students’ teachers to support their academic success (e.g. collecting homework, negotiating deadlines, facilitating relationships between teachers)
•Ability to support Redirect Teacher in classroom management and coverage

Qualifications and Skills Preferred:
•Active and valid MA DESE (Mathematics and/or Science) preferred
•Experience working with high school students
•Excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with school staff and students
•Ability to build relationships with all types of learners
•Flexible and able to switch gears quickly

Position Reports to: Department Head for Guidance and Testing or designee

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: 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
    Traci Small, Guidance Department Chair
    81 Highland Ave
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: (617) 625-6600