DEI Teaching Internship 


Fenn is seeking a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Teaching Intern for the 2022-23 school year. This is a full-time paid position with benefits for one who is seeking to support the school’s DEI efforts and obtain initial teaching experience with fourth through ninth grade boys. This position will prepare the intern for a career in the teaching profession. In addition to being assigned a teacher to work within 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.

Consistent components to this position include cooperative teaching done on a well-planned and well-organized basis, and regular monthly DEI programs and projects. Flexible components include substitute teaching and special DEI programming, which will demand creativity, flexibility and willingness to do what is needed in the moment.

The Fenn School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. A successful candidate will, therefore, be a proactive and collaborative educator who is also committed to the manifestation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the Fenn community. The ideal candidate will be able to support Fenn’s mission in all work with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Fenn strongly encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the entire DEI team.
     
  • Help lead the Student DEI Committees.
     
  • Collaborate with the DEI team to develop and facilitate programming for students and parents.
     
  • Assist in implementing DEI-related professional development programs for faculty and staff.
     
  • Observe and assist a 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 fall, winter, and spring sport.
     
  • Provide supervision and actively teach with support in English, math, social studies, science, Spanish, Latin, and the arts.
     
  • Perform other duties as assigned (included by not limited to: serving on professional development committees, supervising student at conferences, supporting faculty in class coverage)


Desired Qualifications:

  • College degree
     
  • Passion for DEI work and a desire to have a lasting impact on DEI efforts in a school setting
     
  • Coursework and/or professional development in the area of DEI
     
  • Experience working with elementary and middle school age children, especially around DEI themes
     
  • Experience facilitating difficult conversations with students, and the ability to establish boundaries


Fenn offers a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for professional references via email attachment to Nat Carr, Assistant Head of School for Faculty and Professional Development, at the following email address: employment@fenn.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.

The Fenn School does not discriminate in hiring or terms or conditions of employment on the basis of sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, marital status, military or veteran status, application for military service, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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An Independent Day School
for Boys Grades 4-9

516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742

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