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Sharon has the following job openings:

SHARON PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEEKS:  District-wide Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) will lead and support DEI efforts for the Sharon Public Schools. Responsibilities include oversight of district activities aimed to improve equity and inclusion including family and community engagement related to these issues, training and coaching of faculty, staff and other key stakeholders, and consultation and collaboration with key district leadership and community stakeholders.  



Oversight of District Efforts to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Collaborate with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, METCO Director, Director of Student Services, Director of Data and Accountability, Director of Finance in leading equity and inclusion efforts in the district 
  • Evaluate existing programs and practices to identify gaps and opportunities for growth in supporting diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the district. 
  • Convene and help to lead a district-wide equity and inclusion team 
  • Lead the development of programs and practices to support and enhance diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the district.
  • Support improved mechanisms to report and respond to incidents related to discrimination bias 
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to ensure effective recruitment, hiring, retention, and support processes for educators and staff who identify within marginalized populations.

District/School support:

    • Guide the district in its efforts to build safe, welcoming, and affirming spaces for all students, staff, families, caregivers and community members, mindful of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, primary language, sexual identity or orientation, ability or disability, country of origin, or any other identity category or characteristics.
    • Support and guide the work and the critical self-examination necessary to allow for sustained and systemic improvements throughout the district as it seeks to disrupt inequity, understand and appreciate diversity, and improve inclusion
    • Support the development of a district plan and initiatives aimed at improvements in areas of DEI 


  • Collaborate with school leadership and school equity teams to promote equity and inclusion
  • Work closely with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction to create staff PD to build positive school climates, support diversity initiatives and programs, and develop strategies to support historically marginalized peoples.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Coordinators, the Director of Student Services, and the Metco Director to ensure staff are trained to identify bias in curriculum materials and classroom resources and utilize culturally responsive teaching strategies


Family and Community Engagement:

  • Develop strong and substantive relationships with families in service of equity and inclusion. 
  • Develop and implement programmatic feedback and monitoring mechanisms that engage and capture the voices of families. 
  • Act as a liaison between SPS and outside organizations to support equity and inclusion.
  • Attend after hours meetings and events, as necessary, to engage and connect with family and community partners in service to DEI goals 


Core skills/requirements

  • Strong management skills and experience of leadership in public education
  • Demonstrated experience working with students from an urban community and from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Experience leading racial equity and anti-bias initiatives
  • A proven track record of navigating complex issues successfully
  • Significant experience collecting and disaggregating data to drive decision making
  • Strong ability to teach complex issues to a wide range of learners
  • Demonstrated excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Master’s degree or higher preferred 
  • Administrator (Supervisor/Director, Principal/AP, Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent) certification 

Sharon Public Schools

Dr. Meg Dussault
Assistant Superintendent
Sharon Public Schools
75 Mountain St.
Sharon, MA 02067


Student Enrollment: 3,595
No. of Staff: 620
Approximate No. of Teachers Hired Each Year: FY 2018-2019, 26
Approximate No. of Paras/Aides Hired Each Year: FY 2018-2019, 14
Accessible by Public Transportation or Commuter Rail? No

Dr. Meg Dussault
Assistant Superintendent

Sharon Public Schools is committed to ensuring that we provide the best support and customer service in every school and department in the district. Sharon Public School’s central office is rooted in its dedication to servicing the needs of every student and staff. The Sharon Public School administration has set high expectations for its staff in order to ensure effective practices and procedures are implemented to support our main focus which is the positive outcomes for our students.

Sharon Public Schools is a growing district. Over the past few years the Sharon Public School’s enrollment has continued to increase. As the district continues to grow we are looking for dedicated individuals to help continue the legacy of the Sharon Public Schools.

Q: What’s Sharon like to work and/or live in?
Sharon is a small tight knit community who is dedicated to ensuring the success of each child. Sharon Public Schools and its community is dedicated to embodying acceptance, equity, honesty/integrity and teamwork.

Q: What type of support do you offer new teachers?
Sharon Public School’s offers a first year mentoring program for all new teachers. During their first year at Sharon Teachers are partnered with a tenured staff member who will help with their transition into the district and community.

Q: What general attributes does Sharon seek in teachers?
Dedication to students, Cultural Diversity, Leadership

Q: How does Sharon demonstrate that it is committed to teacher diversity?
Sharon Public Schools is partnered with MPDE. The district has also hired staff of color in the central office.