The Meadowbrook School of Weston Multicultural Teaching Intern in Weston, Massachusetts
The Meadowbrook School of Weston, a pre-kindergarten through 8th-grade school located in Weston, MA, seven miles west of Boston, seeks a talented educator-leader for the Multicultural Affairs Office Internship. At Meadowbrook, smart, passionate people join together in an expansive learning environment with rigorous academics and innovative curricula to inspire, challenge, and empower students to achieve at the highest level, connect deeply with a diverse community, and courageously create change. Meadowbrook is a mission-driven school and we invite candidates to familiarize themselves with our mission (https://www.meadowbrook-ma.org/about-us/our-mission) before applying for the position.
The intern program is a paid, one-year commitment with benefits that is designed to enrich the educational experience for our students and provide professional growth for an innovative future teacher-leader. The program entails a teaching partnership between the intern and mentor teacher in addition to an administrative position on the Multicultural Affairs Office team. The intern for the 2022-2023 school year will work alongside either the lower school division that ranges from Junior Kindergarten to grade 5 or the middle school division that ranges from grade 6 to grade 8.
In the Multicultural Affairs Office, the intern will be engaged in communicating the work of the office to the Meadowbrook school community and the community at-large such as collaborating in leading affinity groups and assisting with ongoing projects related to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging . The intern will also work to support the Multicultural Teaching Institute (happening soon after graduation in June) and other community initiatives of the office. Passion and commitment to equity and inclusion work, racial literacy and cultural competency are essential to the success in this role.
The intern’s classroom experience will provide lesson-planning experience, as well as supervised teaching and curriculum development opportunities in order to further develop their teaching practice. The intern will begin the school year with observation and evolve into a larger teaching load.
Candidates should have access to a driver’s license and reliable transportation. In order to be considered for this position at Meadowbrook, we ask that candidates submit a resume, and in lieu of a cover letter, applicants are asked to submit written responses to the 2 questions at the bottom of this page. Please submit your resume and written responses to the 2 questions to Yocelin Gonzalez, Director of Multicultural Affairs, at email@example.com .
The work of diversity, equity, and inclusion is a never-ending journey. As it relates to your experience in schools (whether as a student or adult), what is the most important thing that you have learned along your DEI journey?
At The Meadowbrook School of Weston, we seek to nurture the development of the whole student through our mission of: to know, love and challenge every child. This lives partly through our work in DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), and SEL (Social and Emotional Learning). What, if anything, attracts you to working in an educational community that embraces a holistic approach to learning and whole-child formation?
We strongly encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ+ educators, or educators from communities that are historically underrepresented in independent schools. We are committed to an inclusive school experience for all those who come to work at Meadowbrook.
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