Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Community Schools
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3481657 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 30, 2021 Starting Date: July 1, 2021

Job Description

Group Leaders

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.

The following outline is not all-inclusive but is meant to give a general sense of the position during the summer.

Pre-Camp Session:
•Attend initial camp orientation, trainings, and assist with camp set up

Orientation of students to your group
•Explain daily schedules, clubs and field trips during Group Meeting Time
•Maintain updated schedule of events
•Review camp rules, regulations and expectations (including proper storage of camp belongings)
•Set expectations for maintenance of all camp supplies and materials
•Other duties as assigned

Daily Responsibilities:
•Supervision of campers during breakfast, lunch and post camp blocks
•Supervise campers during bus / van rides.
•Ensure group arrives on time to scheduled activities
•Assist Specialists in clubs; model and participate in recreation and other group activities
•Participate in daily counselor/staff meetings for planning
•Resolve, or seek assistance for, behavior management issues
•Plan and implement activities when necessary if a club is cancelled

•Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an education related field; or
•Hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree; and have three months of experience working with school age children; or
•Hold a High School Diploma and have nine months of experience working with school age children including three months supervised experience at a school age child care program
•Experience actively participating with project based curriculum
•Ability to set clear limits and supervise school age students
•Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities
•Ability work with students with special educational or emotional needs
Physical Requirements:
•During a typical workday, incumbent will perform functions that will necessitate him/ her to have a strong overall level of strength and physical ability.
•Will be expected to exert an extensive and frequent level of talking; seeing; hearing; walking; and swimming;
•Will be expected to exert a moderate level of standing; sitting; walking; swimming, lifting; carrying; pushing/ pulling; bending; climbing and kneeling.
•The essential functions of this position are performed indoors as well as outdoors.

Terms of Employment:
Yearly Appointment
Monday – Friday Schedule, 8:10am-4:45pm
Start Date: July 6, 2021
End Date: August 13, 2021

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

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

Position Reports to: Summer Adventure Program Director

•Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.
•Resumes that are emailed or mailed will not be considered.
•Should you have any questions or need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office,

Position Type: Summer
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