Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


E Somerville Community
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3657044 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 26, 2021 Starting Date: September 1, 2021

Job Description
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

El Sistema Inspired After School Program
East Somerville Community School

Job Goal
The After School Homework Teacher will assist with homework assigned by a student’s classroom teacher and connect instruction to the classroom curriculum. Additionally, he or she will generate activities that provide academic enrichment and skill building but which are not directly associated with classroom requirements.

El Sistema Somerville is in partnership with the Somerville Public Schools Music Department and supported by the City of Somerville, grants, individual and corporate donors. The goal of the program is to provide exceptional instrumental and orchestral education in order to promote character development, positive citizenship and increased academic achievement.

•Monitor homework assignments for progress and completion
•Work one-on-one with students and work in small groups, circulating between student homework tables
•Assist students in developing organizational skills
•Apply consistent teaching methods and strategies that connect student learning with the Somerville Public School curriculum
•Model literacy and good study skills
•Assist students in test preparation

•Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field preferred
•Desire to work with school-age students (grades 3 through 8)
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Knowledge of basic math, reading, science, language and grammar skills
•Attention to detail and precision in work habits
•Good intrapersonal skills and ability to work as a team
•Written and spoken Spanish language skills a plus

Terms of Employment:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (school year schedule)
Up to 10 hours per week / Up to 4 teaching days per week (minimal teaching 2 days)
3:00pm–5:20pm each day; two blocks of homework help

Position Reports to: Director of El Sistema

•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 E Somerville Community!

The East Somerville Community School (ESCS) is a diverse school in an ethnically rich neighborhood. ESCS lives its motto, "Every Student Can Succeed," by preparing students to achieve at high levels in their next stage of education, while applying the skills of life-long learning. The dedicated staff members provide regular education and special education services through a team approach, which combines high quality, challenging classroom instruction with academic support. ESCS offers the best qualities of a large school with a welcoming and respectful atmosphere that makes each student feel valued and part of a community.
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
    Evan Perry
    50 Cross Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: (617) 625-6600