Full-Time Faculty in Health / Physical Education (Bard High School Early College DC)
Job Title: Faculty in Health / Physical Education (Bard High School Early College DC)
About the Bard Early Colleges
Through a tuition-free, engaging college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, the Bard Early Colleges (BECs) help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college more prepared for the next steps in their academic or civic life or in their careers. Students are taught by college faculty in seminar classes; they receive up to 60 college credits and an associate in arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College, concurrently with a high school diploma.
The Bard Early Colleges begin preparing students for college work as early as the 9th grade and offer ongoing guidance and academic supports. Now in its second decade, the Bard Early College network serves over 3,000 students in five states and in Washington DC. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.
About the Position
Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Health, beginning August 2022. Bard DC seeks candidates with specializations in a Health-related field such as physical education and mental health. An interest in public health and a commitment to solving health and social disparities on practical level by working with and teaching high school age-students is desirable. The faculty member should be able teach both health and physical education classes.
We seek educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic backgrounds and preparation. The successful applicant must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. A graduate degree in the field and college teaching experience is required; high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with high school-age students is desirable.
Location: Bard High School Early College in Washington, D.C.
Start Date: August 2022
Compensation: Salary is based on DCPS salary guidelines such as this one posted on the DCPS website: https://dcps.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/dcps/publication/attachments/ET-15%20FY%2019%20Pay%20Schedule.pdf
- A Master’s degree in Health or a closely related field are required
- A dedication to teaching at both high school and college levels (desired)
- An interest in working with high school age students who are also completing a college-level course of study
- We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to equity and social justice
- Candidates must understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
- A commitment to reducing and an openness to learning about potential barriers to inclusion are needed
Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/107976
Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.
Inquiries may be directed via email Vanessa Anderson, Principal at va*******@bh***.edu.
Bard College is AA/EOE & welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
How to ApplyApplication Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges. To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/107976 Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.
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