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4 Apr 2023

Full-Time In-School Suspension Coordinator (Bard High School Early College DC)

Bard High School Early College DC – Posted by WorkAtBEC Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Position Title: In-School Suspension Coordinator (Bard High School Early College DC)

About the Bard Early Colleges

The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high school–age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education. The Bard Early Colleges act on this belief by providing younger scholars with a tuition-free, credit-bearing college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. 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 2,850 students in campuses in Lower Manhattan, Queens, and Harlem, New York; Newark, New Jersey; New Orleans, Louisiana; Cleveland, Ohio; and Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.

Bard invites applications for a dynamic individual who will join our climate and culture team as the In-School Suspension Coordinator of a Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) in Washington, D.C. The position will start in the Fall of the 2023-24 school year.


The responsibilities of the In-School Suspension (ISS) Coordinator of BHSEC DC include coordinating student support services, holding restorative circles, working with the Dean of Students on refining the Student Handbook and monitoring the school’s attendance and disciplinary policies.


  • Collaborate with the Dean of Students on the development and implementation of a socio-emotional advisory curriculum
  • Assist in implementing the school’s disciplinary policies and procedures, with a focus on strengths-based and restorative approaches
  • Work with the Deans of Students and Studies on coordinating targeted student supports

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation:  Based on experience and following the guidelines provided here https://dcps.dc.gov/page/compensation

Location: Bard High School Early College in Washington, D.C.

Start Date: August 2023

Desired Qualifications

The successful candidate for the position will possess the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a liberal arts and sciences discipline (corresponding to the fields available for study within the Bard curriculum), counseling, social work, or education
  • At least three years of experience working with adolescents in a student support role
  • Prior administrative experience in an educational and/or non-profit setting, preferably in a leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability and strong desire to work as part of a leadership team during the startup years of a school
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How 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/123495 Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College:
  • Letter of interest
  • C.V. / resume
  • Contact information for three references
Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled. Questions Inquiries may be directed via email to Associate Dean of Studies, Liana Conyers at lconyers@bhsec.bard.edu. Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.bard.edu/earlycollege/about/ for more information on our schools. Position is contingent upon finalization of an agreement between Bard College and DC Public Schools and availability of funds.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: college students, cultural difference, data, DEI, Diversity, dual enrollment, equal educational opportunities, equal opportunity, Equity, High school students, inclusion, and public grants. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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