Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


West Somerville Neighborhood
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3525395 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 11, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

After School Site Coordinator
Somerville Community Schools Afterschool Program

Job Goal:
The Somerville Community Schools After School Program provides after school and out of school time care at the all elementary schools for Somerville Public Schools. After School programs open Monday –Friday from dismissal until 5:30 including early release days and offers full day programs during school vacation weeks and the summer. It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable after school care to Somerville youth in kindergarten through grade 8. At After School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age appropriate enrichment activities, receive homework help and MCAS tutoring.


School Year Responsibilities: (Months of September –June)
•Supervise After School staff including observing enrichment activities and staff attendance and performance
•Facilitate on-site weekly staff meetings
•Ensure teachers are following all program homework and project-based activity guidelines
•Initial enrollment of students and placement to activity club and homework clubs
•Implement Community Schools Behavior Management Policy
•Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
•Follow program health and safety procedures
•Build positive relationship with families and community
•Attend regularly scheduled meetings with CS Administration and School Principal
•Attend orientation, meetings and trainings; including but not limited to mandatory DESE trainings
•Collect and report data for evaluation tools
•Submit all paperwork including timesheets and requisitions to main office in a timely manner
•Maintain site budget
•Other duties as assigned

Summer Months Responsibilities: (Months of July and August)
•Lead small and large group activities in a specialized area (Camp Specials include: Drama, Art, Science, Tech, Engineering and Math, ELA, Cultures, PE)
•Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies
•Ability to cooperatively team teach
•Other duties as assigned

•Research, plan and implement activity based curriculum to promote social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in accordance with Somerville Public School curriculum and summer camp themes
•Purchase materials and supplies in accordance with Community Schools procedures
•Submit weekly themed units 2 weeks in advance to Administration

•Communicate regularly with Administration
•Attend summer camp orientation, weekly lunch time Wednesday meetings and trainings
•Facilitate Lead and Assistant Teachers to participate during lessons
•Oversee field trip arrival and departure procedures and staff supervision while off site
•Other duties as assigned

•Have a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree relevant to a Community School Program is preferred; and have a minimum of one year experience in teaching and/or administration in the field of community school education or related field
•Ability to supervise and support a team of up to ten staff members and additional community partners
•Administrative and organizational skills
•Ability to multitask and coordinate daily activities including student attendance, tuition collection and management and parent communication
•Good interpersonal skills and communication skills to collaborate with school day teachers, Community Schools staff and Administration
•Facilitate program planning to ensure educational frameworks are embedded into enrichment activities
•Sensitivity to and/or experience in working with children and adults from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds

Terms of Employment:
•Full Time/Calendar Year/12 months
•Non Union Affiliation
•Benefits Eligible

Position Reports to: Director and Assistant Director of Community Education

•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.

The Somerville Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, home status, marital/civil union status, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, place of birth, national origin, ancestry, cultural identity, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to West Somerville Neighborhood!

The West Somerville Neighborhood School is committed to improving and supporting student achievement. Learn more about us and our efforts to create an environment for academic achievement, creative thinking, and community building. The state-of-the-art facility allows the staff to meet the needs of all students and provides a safe, supportive and enriching environment where students excel. Our goal is to teach our children the social and academic skills to be successful citizens of the 21st Century.

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