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Help Wanted: New Bedford School on Wheels Site Coordinator




Robin Gilbert, Operations Director



The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to educate children impacted by homelessness by providing academic support and one-on-one mentoring so children can reach their full potential. Our main program is one-on-one tutoring at shelters and schools. We are currently seeking a Site Coordinator at the Harbour House shelter in New Bedford. The Site Coordinator supervises the tutors and students at a particular site, and is the connection among shelter/school staff, children and families, tutors, and School on Wheels staff.


  • College graduate
  • Educator with classroom experience
  • Spanish speaker preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Flexibility and Creativity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • CPR trained preferred


  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm
  • Tutoring sessions scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Site Coordinators will also be paid for up to 3 hours of prep time each week, as needed


  • $15/hour

Required Trainings and Meetings (you will be paid for all meeting and training time):

Site Coordinator Trainings currently scheduled:

  • Saturday, August 3, 12:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 15, 5:30-8:30pm
  • Thursday, August 22, 6-8pm
  • Tuesday, August 27, 6-8pm
  • Saturday, September 7, 12:30-4:30pm
  • Monday, September 9, 6-8pm

Monthly Site Coordinator meetings, currently scheduled through May, 2014:

  • Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, March, May:  first Saturday in the month, from 12:30-2:30pm

September, December, April – individual meetings to be scheduled

  • Attend School on Wheels Tutor Training

Site Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Supervise students and tutors during designated tutoring times and provide learning resources and support as needed
  • Model effective tutoring techniques for tutors
  • Familiarity with all student academic information including Teacher Assessments, Report Cards, and IEP Summaries
  • Regular communication with tutors about their students, how their tutoring sessions are going, any additional support they might need, etc.
  • Regular communication with school partner and/or parents about any issues that arise concerning the program or a particular student
  • Send weekly tutoring schedules and reports

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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