Fenn is seeking a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Teaching Intern for the 2020-21 school year. This is a paid position for one who is seeking to support the school’s DEI efforts and obtain initial teaching experience with fourth through ninth grade boys that would prepare for an ongoing full-time position in the teaching profession. In addition to being assigned a mentor(s) with whom to work in one or more academic areas, the intern will meet with the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on a regular basis to plan and process experiences designed to provide growth and advancement of the Intern’s professional skills.
- Assist the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the entire DEI team.
- Help lead the Student DEI Committees.
- Help the DEI team support and develop programming for students and parents of color.
- Assist in implementing DEI-related professional development programs for faculty and staff.
- Observe and assist a master teacher with instruction of a class, with full teaching responsibilities implemented on a graduated basis, including planning, developing lessons, and teaching both cooperatively and individually.
- Assistant coach a winter and spring sport.
- Substitute teach or supervise in English, math, social studies, science, Spanish, Latin, and the arts.
- Perform supervision duties as assigned.
Requirements: College degree; a desire to have a lasting impact on DEI efforts in a school setting; flexibility; enthusiasm; a willingness to adapt to a wide variety of activities over short periods of time; and the ability to establish boundaries and set limits. The most consistent component to this position is the cooperative teaching done on a well-planned and well-organized basis. The most flexible component is the substitution, which will demand creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to do what is needed in the moment.
Interested parties should submit electronically a letter of interest and the following materials: resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for references to John Sharon, Director of the Academic Program (firstname.lastname@example.org). Mr. Sharon will acknowledge receipt of materials by email and requests that candidates wait to contact the School. Fenn intends to begin interviewing as soon as promising candidates are identified.