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15 Apr 2022

Full-Time FT Faculty in Biology (Long-Term) (Bard High School Early College Queens)

Bard High School Early College Queens, NY – Posted by WorkAtBEC Queens, New York, United States

Job Description

Position Title: FT Faculty in Biology (Long-Term) (Bard High School Early College Queens)

About Bard Early Colleges (BECs)

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens is a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). BHSEC Queens, a national model in the field of public-school reform, provides motivated students the opportunity to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, the majority earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a high school diploma at no cost to families.  The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.  To learn more about our program you can go to this web site: https://www.bard.edu/earlycollege/about/

Queens is a particularly diverse borough with families hailing from around the world, and BHSEC Queens is a particularly diverse school within the borough.  While the vast majority of our students have English as their first language, more than 25 different languages are listed as the home languages for the parents of our students.  Like nearly all NYC public schools, 15% of our students are entitled to special education supports and we are committed to fully integrating these supports into our classrooms.

Job Description

Bard High School Early College Queens invites applications for a long-term, full-time position in our Biology Department starting in the fall of 2022, pending funding.  Our science faculty members typically teach three sections of laboratory courses each semester, which include courses in our innovative high school program as well as courses in our college program.

In addition to a strong interest in teaching the introductory course for our high school students, there would be preference for a candidate with an interest in teaching Organismal Biology and other college courses connected to their field of interest. All BHSEC Queens faculty also participate actively in the life of the school, advising students, serving on committees, or sponsoring extracurricular activities.

Number of expected hires:  1

Location: Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens, 30-20 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, Queens, NY

Start Date: Fall 2022

Duration: Long-term, renewable position

CompensationThe compensation for teaching these classes is based on the NYC DOE salary scale found on this page: https://www.uft.org/your-rights/salary/doe-and-city-salary-schedules/teachers-salary-schedule-2018-2021

The position may be funded by either Bard College or the NYC Department of Education.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be a skilled educator with a demonstrated interest in engaging and challenging younger students with diverse racial backgrounds, economic backgrounds, and a variety of approaches to learning and/or needs for learning supports
  • The ideal candidate will have an interest in working with high school age students who are completing a college-level course of study
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a continued interest in the ongoing work in their field
  • The ideal candidate will understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have earned a Ph.D. in their field and have both college and high school teaching experience

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.

AA/EOE

How to Apply

To Apply Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges.  Do this by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/105517 Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College:
  • a letter of interest (including research interests)
  • C.V. / Resume
  • a brief (c. 250 word) description of an experience you had as a student or teacher that has influenced your teaching,
  • contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin immediately and will proceed until the position is filled. Questions Please direct inquiries regarding this position to Laura Hymson at lhymson@bhsec.bard.edu

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: cultural difference, DEI, diverse borough, Diversity, dual enrollment, Equity, equity balance, and High school students. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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