Locating Outstanding Candidates of Color 

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What We Do

The Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education is committed to recruiting and assisting in producing career opportunities for educators and administrators from diverse backgrounds and forming collaborative relationships that will enhance staff diversity within our school districts. Massachusetts Partnership for Diversity in Education is formerly the Affirmative Action Recruitment Consortium of Eastern Massachusetts (AARC).

MPDE is a recruiting consortium of Massachusetts public school districts whose mission is to locate outstanding candidates of color for teaching, administrative and support positions, and whose goal is to provide resources and support toward the development and overall increase of educators of color.

MPDE communities are exceptionally supportive of public education, making these school systems among the best in the Northeast. Member communities differ in many respects, but each share:

  • a commitment to excellence in education
  • a desire to provide equal educational opportunities to all
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  • a commitment to increase diversity among their staff

More teachers of color would:
  • increase the number of role models for students of color
  • provide opportunities for all students to learn about ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity
  • be able to enrich diverse students' learning because of shared racial, ethnic, and cultural identities
  • serve as cultural brokers, able not only to help students navigate their school environment and culture, but also to increase the involvement of other teachers and their students' parents


In order to connect applicants with public school district personnel during this time of social distancing, we have created an online database for MPDE member districts to review resumes.  If you are interested in working with any of our member districts, please forward your resume to admin@mpde.org.

Immediate Job Openings:

  • DESE is looking for an Assistant Director of Public School Monitoring. For more information, please see the posting here.
  • Andover - Assistant Superintendent. High School: Art, English as a Second Language, French, Principal, Spanish, Social Studies
    Middle School: English/ Language Arts. French, Math, Moderate Special Needs, Science, Special Education/Language based, School Nurse
    Elementary: Art, Elementary classroom teachers/ regular and permanent substitute, English as a Second Language, Health and Physical Education, Moderate Special Needs, Principal
    Director of Human Resources for Town of Andover/Andover Public Schools
    Speech and Language Pathologist/ Full and part-time
    To learn more about these opportunities and to submit an application, please visit our website at www.aps1.net/jobs. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Barnstable - Paraprofessional Substitutes, Head Girls Tennis Coach, Asst. Sailing Coach, Systems Administrator (BHS), Instructional Asst., Building Based Substitute, SPED Teacher/Tutors, Special Needs Teacher Asst., Long Term Substitute, Personal Care Asst., School Nurse, Speech Language Hearing Specialists, Asst. Principal, Executive Director of SEL and Student Support Services, Custodian, LTS Grade 6 Math Teacher, Asst. Lacrosse Coach, MCAS Assessment Coordinator, AP Assessment Coordinator
    Please go to www.barnstable.k12.ma.us under EMPLOYMENT for specific information on how to set up your TalentEd Recruit and Hire Account.
  • Falmouth - In Falmouth Public Schools (Cape Cod) we support and strive to diversify our teaching staff to achieve and maintain an educator workforce reflective of the racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity of our students. Consider positions in Falmouth: https://falmouth.tedk12.com/hire/Index.asp
  • Fitchburg - Fitchburg Public Schools is looking to fill the following positions:
    Long Term Clinical Interventionist Sub - FHS
    School Year 21/22 - Translator – English to other World Languages
    Middle School Math Coach
    Special Education Teacher
    Part-Time District BCBA (Board Certified Behavioral Analyst)
    Middle School Science Teacher
    Title I Intervention/Acceleration Teacher
    Middle School Math Teacher
    Executive Assistant to Superintendent of Schools
    Paraprofessional Home Liaison
    Nutrition Services Associate
    District BCBA (Board Certified Behavioral Analyst)
    Elementary/Middle Speech & Language Pathologist
    School Psychologist
    District Middle School Paraprofessional(s)
    Long Term Spanish Substitute Teacher - FHS
    And other positions.
    Please click here for more information: https://sites.google.com/fitchburg.k12.ma.us/human-resources/employment-opportunities-and-new-employee-information?authuser=0
  • Framingham - 40+ openings for teaching/administrative positions, including a Director of Multilingual Education.  Please see the link below for more information on each position as well as application details:
  • Lexington - 40+ openings for teaching/administrative positions.  Please see link for more information on each position as well as application details: https://lps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
  • Mansfield - Chemistry Teacher – High School
    Building Substitute – Middle School
    Long – Term Substitute Speech – Language Therapist – High School
    Long – Term Substitute School Counselor – Middle School
    Head Coach – Freshman Boys Basketball – High School
    Head Coach – Varsity Wrestling – High School
    Senior Cook – High School
    2nd Shift Custodian – District - Wide
    Robotics Club Advisor – High School
    Extended Day Counselors
    Part – Time Cafeteria Workers
    Substitute Crossing Guards
    Substitute Cafeteria Workers
    Daily/Per Diem Substitutes – All levels
    To learn more about these opportunities and to submit an application, please visit our web site at:
    http://bit.ly/MansfieldSchoolsEmployment. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. For questions please contact Stephanie Kierys, HR Assistant at 508.851.6409 or by email at stephanie.kierys@mansfieldschools.com.
  • Melrose - Speech & Language Asst., Orchestra Director/Teacher, High School Special Education Teacher, .6 Special Education Coordinator & .4 School District Psychologist, Middle School Art Teacher, Early Childhood Summer Program - Teaching Positions, Severe Special Needs Teacher, ESL Teacher K-5, School Psychologist, Student Information System & Data Coordinator
  • Methuen - High School:  Math Teacher (2), ASD Resource Room Teacher, Special Education Teacher/Reading, GCP Teacher, PAVE Teacher, .6 History/Social Science Teacher, Chemistry Teacher
    Tenney Grammar: School Psychologist, Lower School Health Teacher
    Marsh Grammar:  Lower School Resource Room Teacher
    Comprehensive Grammar:  Speech Therapist
    Please see link for more information on each position as well as application details:
  • Needham - Elementary - Math Coach, Grade 1 Long Term Subs, Physical Education
    Middle - Grade 7, Literacy Coaches
    High School - Biology, Visual Art Long Term Subs
    Admin - Bookkeeper, Secretary, SPED Coordinator, Asst. Director of Financial Operations
    Summer Programs
    School Nurse
    Speech Language Pathologist
    Please see link for more information on each position as well as application details: http://www.needham.k12.ma.us/careers
  • Quincy - ESL Teacher, Middle School
    ESL Teacher, Elementary
    Spanish Teacher, High School
    Please visit https://www.schoolspring.com/search.cfm for more information on each position as well as application details.  You are also invited to send a resume & cover letter with position of interest to application@quincypublicschools.com. Please put the job title in the subject line.
  • Salem - 10+ Job openings, see profile page for more details. To learn more about these opportunities and to submit an application, please visit our website at www.salemk12.org. Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Sharon - Elementary Principal
    High School Principal
    Foreign Language Coordinator
    Grade 3 Teacher
    Grade 6 Teacher
    Middle School Math Teacher
    Elementary English Teacher
    High School English Teacher
    Technology Teacher
    SPED Physical Therapist
    SPED Psychologist
    SPED Teacher Resource Room
    SPED DLP Teacher
    Literacy Specialist
    Guidance Counselor
    *Please contact Melanie Rosado at mrosado@sharonschools.net for more information
  • Stoughton - Stoughton High School: History, Special Education, Portuguese
    O’Donnell Middle School: EL Teacher, Math, World Languages
    Elementary: 3 Special Education Teachers, 1 EL Teacher
    Secondary Drama Teacher
    Please see the link for more information about each position and application details:
  • Walpole -
    - Elementary Math Specialist
    - Technology Support Specialist (Walpole High School)
    - LTS Math Teacher (Walpole High School)
    - Title I Instructor
    - Education Support Professional, Severe Special Needs Program (2)
    - LTS Education Support Professional
    - Asst. School Nutrition Director
    - LTS Teacher Aide (Recess)
    - Head Basketball Coach
    - Elementary EL Teacher, LTS
    Interested candidates please send a cover letter, resume, three current letters of reference, copy of license and copy of transcripts to Human Resources via email to hr@walpole.k12.ma.us or you may apply directly on SchoolSpring.
  • Weymouth - Education Support Professionals
    Literacy Coach
    Long Term Substitutes (Special Education/Spanish)
    Evening High School Teachers (English/Science)
    Teacher for the Visually Impaired (.5 fte)
    Literacy and Math specialists
    To see all open positions and to apply please go to:
  • Woburn - Human Resources Director, Bilingual School Psychologist
    Elementary Schools - Grade 2 Teachers
    Middle Schools - Family & Consumer Science Teacher
    High School - Social Studies Teacher, Library, Media & Technology Specialist
    Long Term Substitute Teachers (see Woburn's profile page for more info)
    Please send resume & cover letter with position of interest to joneil@woburnps.com
  • Wellesley -
    Director of Human Resources
    School Psychologist
    Help Desk Specialist
    Teaching Assistant (All Levels)
    Paraprofessionals (All Levels)
    Long Term Substitutes
    Day to Day Substitutes
    Lunch Monitor
    For additional information please visit:

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