Babysitter Position (Medford)

Tufts alum seeking babysitter(s) for our sweet and energetic 15 month old daughter. We live in Medford (1.8 miles from Tufts main campus) and have parking available at our home. The hours and number of days per week can be very flexible- ideal for a student with a non-traditional schedule. 

Essentially looking for someone to help 1-3x a week to allow parents to run errands/complete chores with the potential for occasional evening/weekend hours to allow us to go out for a date. We are looking for a non-smoking individual who has previous experience with children and who is up to date on vaccines including  COVID vaccinated/boosted. Our family is COVID vaccinated and boosted including our 15 month old. 

Pay based on experience- $22-25/hour.
For interest and more info, please email us at

Seeking Occasional Babysitter

I live in West Medford, close to Tufts, and am looking for an occasional babysitter on evenings and weekends for my curious and outdoorsy three year old.  We are looking for someone who is First Aid / CPR certified, has previous experience working with kids, and likes to play actively with kids. 

Compensation would be $15 – $20 per hour.  Interested folks can contact to apply.

Seeking Babysitter

Seeking support 1-2 days per week in Somerville (about half a mile from Powder House Square) for our 18mo. Days are flexible and timing, too, but probably 9-12 or 10-1. Duties would include playing with her and taking her out for walks, playing at the park, feeding snacks.

$20 per hour. Please reach out at with questions, interest, etc. 

Part-time Positions at Temple Shalom Religious School

Religious School Teachers Needed at Temple Shalom in Medford for 2022-2023

Are you creative with children?  Do you have camp/classroom/youth group experience in a Jewish setting?  Are you capable of teaching Hebrew reading and prayers?  If the answer to any or all these questions is “yes”, then please consider applying for a teacher position with us.  Please send a cover letter and resume to

Our synagogue school meets on Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Current teacher openings are for 1 and 2 day per week classes which meet on Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon, and one teacher’s assistant position for Sunday morning.  Curriculum subjects vary by grade, and they include: Hebrew, Prayer, Holidays, Bible, Israel, History and Mitzvot (obligations).

Applicants should be excited to teach children, have a strong Jewish background, and be willing to collaborate on lesson planning (follow a written curriculum and submit a lesson plan prior to class).  Temple Shalom is a Conservative Movement affiliated synagogue.  We offer teacher support, generous compensation, a relaxed setting and small student groups.  Candidates will need a car for transportation, ideally, although we are approximately a 30-minute walk from Tufts University, and we help coordinate and provide carpools among Tufts teachers.

Babysitting/part-time nanny position

We are looking for a part time nanny/babysitter to watch our 5-year-old daughter after school (~2:30-5:30pm) five days a week, starting in early September, with option to watch her part- to full-time for the few weeks before school starts.  Occasionally may need some help with our younger children (2.5yo and 7mo), who are generally in full-time daycare.  We live in North Cambridge, near the Somerville border and three blocks from the Davis Square T stop.  Our daughter loves being outdoors, climbing, scooting, biking, etc.  She also appreciates reading, puzzles, and other quiet activities.  We’re hoping to find someone with early childhood education experience to help her unwind at the end of each day and assist with whatever homework or activities she is working on.

Compensation $25-30/hr, on payroll.

Interested applicants should contact Turner Smith at

Babysitting/part-time nanny job in South Boston

Our family of three is looking for some part-time childcare help for our just-turned-four-year-old, starting around the second half of June and extending through early-September (if possible). We’re in South Boston, right over the Broadway stop on the Red Line. Hoping to find someone interested in 15-20 hours/week, who would care for our son from early afternoon to early evening, three to four days a week. Our little one is active and curious, loves scooting, playgrounds, building with blocks, reading with grownups, visiting libraries and museums and more. We have memberships at most of the local kid-friendly museums and zoos, and easy access to a pool for hot days. Looking forward to hearing from anyone interested with early childcare experience, to share more about our family and needs and learn more about you. To note: There is also the possibility of continuing with some late afternoon hours during the next school year.

Compensation: $20-$22/ hour

Interested applicants should contact Andrew Sessa at

Part-Time Babysitting/Nannying Opportunity

We are seeking a part-time nanny/babysitter to primarily care for our 3.5-year-old son – and occasionally our 5-month-old daughter as well (not necessarily at the same time). 

Schedule: Flexible – Monday – Friday, 15 hours per week (open to scaling up/down and adding weekends if desired)

Start Date: Flexible – end of June/early July (open to adding evenings/weekends during the school year if desired)

Requirements: COVID vaccinated/boosted & can provide babysitting references

Preferences: Infant experience 

Pay: Starting at $25/hour 

Location: Melrose 

Contact: Please email us at 

Job Opportunities for Somerville Public Schools

Somerville Public Schools: Community Schools and Out of School Time Program

1) Enrichment Clubs – Somerville Public Schools is very interested in hiring community members who can teach a club or activity for at least 1 hr/week for a group of 10-15 students ranging from grades K-2nd or 3-5th. This could be an art club, music club, dance club, cooking club, literally anything that they feel passionate enough to teach to kids! We can pay an hourly all inclusive rate of $40-$95 depending on the kind of programming. Anyone providing enrichment clubs must pass a CORI check and confirm that they have been vaccinated. 

2) Staffing – Somerville Public Schools has full and part time positions in after school that pay $18-$26/hr based on experience. Hours are primarily from 2-6pm M-F with the opportunity to work school vacations and summer break. We have a number of positions listed on schoolspring, links below.

Homework teachers

Therapeutic specialists:

Part time assistant teacher:

Full time lead teacher: