Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3419598 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 28, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Tutors – Math and English Language Arts

Job Goal: The Somerville Public Schools is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Tutors at the elementary grade level. Tutors generally work with small groups of students who are in the “warning” or low “needs improvement” categories relative to the MCAS test. Tutors are expected to work with classroom teachers to coordinate learning and to track progress using district achievement reports. Resources for the tutoring sessions are provided by the school.

•Bachelor’s degree with expertise in the specific subject area (Math or English);
•Experience teaching or working with students in grades 3-8;
•Computer skills – Word /Excel program to assist in scheduling and tracking students;
•Familiarity with the MCAS test;
•Demonstrated success in motivating and reaching all students in curriculum learning;
•Demonstrated ability to individualize instruction based on assessment data and identified student needs;
•Massachusetts D.E.S.E License in appropriate subject area is preferred.

Terms of Employment:
•Pay: $25.00 per hour / Up to 19 hours per week
•After school hours for Somerville Public Schools SEU (STA) members

Position Reports to: School Principal and Title I Director

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 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
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
    Uri Harel, Coordinator of Elementary Curriculum, K-8
    8 Bonair St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: 617-625-6600