Somerville Public Schools
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Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3641401 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: November 30, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

Academic Tutor Coordinator / Afterschool Tutorial Program

Job Goal:
The Somerville Public Schools is now accepting applications for the positions of site-based Academic Tutor Coordinator. Under the direction of the Principal and the Title 1 Director, the role of the Academic Tutor Coordinator is to provide onsite administrative and technical support to Academic Tutors in the building. This position is not supervisory. One Coordinator will be hired at each of the following seven school sites: Argenziano School, East Somerville Community School, Healey School, Kennedy School, Winter Hill Community School, and West Somerville Neighborhood School.

•Massachusetts D.E.S.E Teaching License in K-8 grade level
•Experience teaching or working with students in grades K-8
•Demonstrated experience using technology and computer systems to gather data, including STAR and MCAS
•Excellent organizational and communication skills
•Strong interpersonal skills, positive energy, and strong leadership skills

Technology Duties:
•Complete technology PD training and become knowledgeable of the student record database and the STAR assessment reporting system
•Serve as the contact person for all Academic Tutors in the building to respond to inquiries on how to use the student record database
•Serve as the contact person for all Academic Tutors to respond to inquiries on how to access and use student reports in the STAR database
•Assist Academic Tutors as needed with inquiries such as: how to track attendance on the student record database and to create any required student progress reports

Administrative Duties:
•Work with principals to recruit tutors throughout the school year and Summer
•Work with principals to form tutor groups based on assessment data
•Distribute curriculum materials to tutors as needed; collect materials at the end of session
•Assist Academic tutors with required reporting
•Report Tutor absences to building based administration to ensure that students, classroom teachers and parents are notified of a tutor’s absence
•Monitor student attendance and behavior, as well as being present during student dismissal/pick up time; report concerns to building administration for action
•Ensure that students attending tutoring receive snacks and keep track of the number of students who receive snack. Report accurate numbers of snacks received to Food Service.
•Participate in Coordinator trainings, to be scheduled, totaling 5 hours.

Terms of Employment:
•Yearly Appointment
•September 2021 – May 2022
•Stipend: $3000

Position Reports to: The School Principal and Title 1 Coordinator

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 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