Writing and Learning Center Director (Bard High School Early College, Manhattan, NY)

Employer
Bard High School Early College Manhattan
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
The Bard Early Colleges, tuition-free, satellite campuses of Bard College operated through partnerships with public school systems, are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education.

Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/88066
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Manhattan, a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time position as a Writing and Learning Center Director.

The Writing and Learning Center Director’s responsibilities will include:
  • Providing individual student support in writing in all academic disciplines and at all grade levels, including the writing of academic essays and lab reports
  • Assisting students with college application essays
  • Designing and delivering writing workshops
  • Training, scheduling and evaluating peer tutors in all academic areas
  • Teaching 1-credit pedagogy practicum associated with peer tutoring
  • Working closely with faculty members to monitor and support students who are struggling academically
  • Recruiting and scheduling faculty members for open subject-specific tutoring hours
  • Structuring and supervising general study periods
  • Maintaining records of student contact hours
  • Providing additional administrative support as needed.
The position offers the opportunity to work in a school that is an innovative model in secondary and post-secondary education as a member of a dedicated faculty, most of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience.

The Writing and Learning Center Director’s qualifications include:
  • M.A. or M.A.T. in writing-intensive academic concentration
  • Classroom experience in writing instruction
  • Interest in working with adolescents
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering equity in education
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Commitment to early college programs
  • Experience and/or interest in working with special education students
Application Instructions
Qualified and interested applicants should upload:
  • A letter of interest
  • Writing sample
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names of three references
through the 'Apply Now' button found on the Interfolio job application link provided: http://apply.interfolio.com/88066

Your cover letter can be addressed to:

Writing and Learning Center Director Search
Attn: Dean William Hinrichs
Bard High School Early College
525 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002


Questions
Inquiries may be directed via email to whinrichs@bhsec.bard.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

AA/EOE

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