Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

DISTRICT EQUITY TEAM CHAIRS (#72)


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3887365 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: June 8, 2022 Starting Date: July 1, 2022

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY #72

DATE: May 16, 2022
TITLE: District Equity Team Chair (2 positions)
SALARY: $2000 Stipend for the 2022-2023 School Year, subject to grant funding
FUNCTION: Ensure that the district has a clearly articulated plan for building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff and faculty.
  • Develop a 3-year District Equity Plan and then continuously monitor that plan

    The District Equity Team shall include:
  • Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent and/or Central Office Staff
  • Building Principals/Assistant Principals
  • School-based Staff

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Represents the Bellingham School Community's interests throughout the process
  • Coordinates meetings and assumes the primary role of writing the 3-year District Equity Plan
  • Advise, provide input, and help prioritize the district-wide equity process
  • Become familiar with tools for evaluating curricular materials for stereotypes and bias, and be willing to support colleagues in the process as well
  • Willingness to complete work in between the meeting dates as described above

    COMMITMENT:
  • Attend monthly/bi-monthly Equity Team meetings (TBD by the team) - may include a combination of professional development days and after-school times.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Must be a current member of the Bellingham Public Schools staff
    2. Must have attended a workshop/course with ADL, Gender Spectrum, Kate Kelly or Kalise Wornum

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    1. Applicants should apply via SchoolSpring, attention Mrs. Carolyn Rafferty, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.
    2. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply prior to Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
    3. Following initial screening, those candidates selected will be notified.

    Position Type: After school/Evening
    Positions Available: 2
    Salary: $2,000 to $2,000 Stipend


  • Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

    Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Bellingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Cindy Haley Higgins, Professional Development/Grant Coordinator
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-883-5089
    Email: chaleyhiggins@bpsdk12.org