Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3482652 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 31, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Summer Explore Kindergarten Transition Program
Early Childhood Special Education Extended School Year Program

Program Goal: Summer programming at Capuano offers experiences for Head Start children and children who have no prior school experience who are transitioning from preschool to kindergarten, and special education students who require extended year services. These summer programs provide opportunities for students to become oriented to the classroom and school setting and practice early literacy, language, math skills, as well as a wide range of skills associated with summer related IEP goals and objectives. 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.

?Supervise summer teachers and all instructional and enrichment activities.
?Coordinate the administration of the summer school which includes student registration, class scheduling and assignments, and teacher assignments.
?Supervise the maintenance of accurate records on the academic process and attendance of students.
?Conduct staff meetings as necessary for the proper function of the summer program.
?Assist in the screening, hiring and assigning of summer program teachers.
?Maintain high standards for students and positive behavioral supports.
?Assess all summer program activities and provide recommendations for the improvement of future summer programming.
?Collaborate with the Assistant Director of the Capuano Early Childhood Special Education Extended School Year Summer Program as well as designated SPS Department Chairs to coordinate, plan, assure implementation with fidelity for all children in the general education and special education programs.
?Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Director of Special education

Preferred Qualifications:
?Early Childhood and/or ESL/ELL license and relevant teaching experience (minimum 5 years successful teaching experience, Master’s preferred).
?Experience supervising multi-dimensional programs including student safety, program planning, supervision of staff, interns, volunteers, managing supplies, etc.
?Experience in curriculum development and leading/planning/providing professional development.
?Experience in working with students with special needs.
?Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and families to support program access and effectively address issues that may arise.
?Ability to maintain a safe and healthy environment for students.
?Bilingual/multicultural communication with diverse students and families preferred.

Summer school schedule: TBD
Location: TBD
Mandatory Orientation and Professional Development Days: TBD

Position Reports to: District Coordinator of Summer Programs and Director of Early Education

Disclosure: 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

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.

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

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