Occasional babysitter (Ball Square)

My wife and I are looking for an occasional babysitter for our eight-year-old daughter.  We are looking for someone who can arrange their own transportation to and from our house in Ball Square (near the new Green Line stop and buses), non-smoker, CPR certified, vaccinated for Covid, and okay with 3 cute and non-aggressive cats.

Responsibilities would include playing, reading books, helping with homework, serving dinner, and helping her get ready for bed. We would pay $25/hour.

Interested candidates can reach out to Marc via email at marck.harmon@gmail.com or via phone at 781-960-3251

Babysitting (near Tufts)

We are looking for an occasional babysitter to assist with afternoon pick up of our 6-year-old daughter from West Somerville Neighborhood School (177 Powder House Boulevard).  We live one block from campus, so the school is a short walk, and transportation is not required.  We would love to find someone who likes to play games, read books, build with Legos and is ok with our friendly cat.

Location: Teele Ave., Somerville

Time(s):  Varying days, 5:30pm – 7pm


  1. Pick up from school and walk back home (a 5 minute walk). No car needed.
  2. Play/read and have fun 
  3. Offer kid a prepared meal 

Pay – $22 per hour. Pease reach out to Roberta at robertafortuferretti@gmail.com

Babysitting for infant (Somerville)

We are looking for a babysitter to help watch our 3-month-old infant. I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Tufts. We are located a short walk from campus in Somerville, near Davis Sq. 

To start, we are looking for someone to help for around 4 hours a day for a few days in February (likely Feb 15th, 22nd and 23rd). We are interested in more regular babysitting in future as well.

We are looking for someone who has experience with infants and has COVID vaccines (including the bivalent booster). Preference will be given to candidates who are CPR and first aid certified.

Pay would start at $24-$26 per hour based on experience/qualificationsIf interested. Please reach out to us by email at danielle.changala@gmail.com  

We look forward to meeting you!

Babysitting in Somerville

Description: Our family is here for a sabbatical, my husband and I are both academics. We are looking for an after-school babysitter for our two children (ages 8 and 5). The kids are gregarious, fluent English speakers, get along really well and easy to entertain. Their babysitters tend to really fall for them and we are still in touch with them.

Location: Banks St., Somerville MA

Time(s): Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (preferred) from 2:15p-5:15p.

Hours per week: 6-9


  1. Pick up from school and walk back home (a 10 minute walk). No car needed.
  2.  Offer kids a prepared snack. 
  3.  Supervise homework, if they have any. 
  4. Play and have fun

Pay: $25/hr

Contact: Noa Shein:shein.noa@gmail.com  or text (857)-8299981

Seeking Occasional Babysitter in Somerville

Our family (one Tufts alum…so far) is looking for an occasional babysitter for our 3.5 YO and 1.5 YO sons to cover weeknight scheduling conflicts and date nights. The ideal candidate will love the chaos of two young kids but have a willingness to try to keep them on schedule. Ability to pitch in on household stuff (like toy and dinner cleanup) after bedtime is a plus.
Start date: evening of September 19th (5-8ish) with one prior paid trial run at a time convenient to everyone. 
Requirements: COVID vaccinated/boosted; babysitting references; ability to get to our home independently (our home is close to the Somerville Armory & Highland Kitchen) willing to pay for Uber/Lyft for late nights. Tolerant of loving labradoodle. 
Pay: Starting at $25/hour
Location: Somerville
Contact: email Melissa at woods.melissa.a@gmail.com

After School Care for Kindergartener in Somerville

Hi, we are looking for after school care for our 5 year old daughter in Somerville.  Seaking someone who can collect our daughter from school at 2:30pm and play with her until we finish work at 4:30pm.  The school and our home are in walking distance, close to Davis square.  Activities include taking her to the part, library and cafe, playing and relaxing with her.  We ideally would like to find someone who can commit through the school year.  Looking for a sitter who loves to spend time with kids and can build a relationship with your daughter over the year.
Start Date:  Sep 6th

Hours:  8 hours a week.  Monday to Thursday:  2:30pm – 4:30pm.  Potential for additional hours on school vacations if interested

Pay:  $20 per hour

Location:  Davis Square Somerville

Contact:  Email  Aileen, aileen.ritchie@gmail.com

Seeking Summer Program Teachers

Attached please find a job posting for Somerville High School’s Summer Program.  The program will run from July 6 – August 5, 2022 in person at the new Somerville High School located at 81 Highland Avenue in Somerville.  Most classes will be delivered using Edgenuity’s online platform with the exception of English, Physical Education and Summer Success. 

 We are seeking teachers for the following positions:

  • Math (3)
  • English (1)
  • Social Studies (1)
  • Science (1)
  • Physical Education (1)
  • Health (1)
  • Summer Success (1).  This program that has been developed for rising 9th graders.  The sessions will focus on providing the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful as they transition to a high school setting.

Here is a link to the Recruit & Hire posting:   https://somerville.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=122

Somerville Public Schools Diversity Recruitment Fair

The attendees of the fair will have a chance to hear from administrators, educators and students about the experience of working in Somerville. The representatives from our Human Resources department will be available to discuss potential job openings in Somerville Public Schools.

Additionally, the hiring managers (building principals and department chairs) will be present to virtually meet candidates and ask specific questions about specific buildings, district programs and/or open positions.

Please visit our virtual recruitment fair website page at: http://www.somerville.k12.ma.us/sps-career-fair

To view all current vacancies, please visit us online at: https://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/?employer=16902

Nanny in Somerville

Union Sq-area, Somerville family is looking for an experienced babysitter to watch a 22-month old boy and (less frequently) his big sister, who is 5 years old and is in school. 
The ideal candidate has great references, can drive, has a lot of energy, and enjoys being outdoors. Our son loves to go to the playground, bike, play with trucks, and be silly. We need someone who is flexible and can pitch in with both kids, help with laundry, keep our kids on schedule, and assist with diapers, meals, and hopefully potty-training soon. 
We are fairly flexible on hours, but ask for applicants who can manage a big chunk of time in the mornings or afternoons so we can work.

Salary is commensurate with experience, but starts at a minimum of $18/hour. Please contact andrea.b.snyder@gmail.com if you’re interested and available to start in April! 

Andrea Snyder


Temporary Physics Teacher in Somerville

2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR


Job Goal: Somerville Public Schools strives to create an inclusive and racially affirming environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

We welcome and value different perspectives and experiences in our staff, recognizing the powerful impact that a diverse workforce has on all students. We are committed to supporting educators through a strong induction and mentorship program, educator-driven professional development, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

As a district, we are also committed to supporting the whole child by promoting a trusting, mutually respectful and inspiring culture that values the individuality of our students and the professionalism of the field.

•Appropriate Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Educator’s Physics Licensure and SEI endorsement required. 
•Experience working with Grades 9-12 students preferred
•Bilingual speaker preferred

Responsibilities: As per the Somerville Teachers Association, Unit A Collective Bargaining Agreement

Position Reports to: The School Principal and the Somerville High School Science Department Chair

•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 jcabral@k12.somerville.ma.us  

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

More information on the employer and the application can be found on the following link: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3348580