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Full-Time Faculty - Visual Arts

Bard High School Early College Queens
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023
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.

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About Bard Early Colleges (BECs)
Bard High School Early College Queens, a partnership of Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in our Arts Department to teach Visual Arts beginning Fall 2023. BHSEC Queens seeks teachers and scholars deeply committed to their field and creative in engaging students at both the college and high school levels. BHSEC enables talented and highly motivated students to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, with the goal of earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a NY State high school diploma. The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.

Job Description
The successful applicant will have expertise in visual arts with the ability to teach a range of high school and elective college courses. Successful applicants will also be innovative teachers, skilled in leading interactive classes and engaging students from widely diverse backgrounds. All BHSEC faculty participate actively in the life of the school by advising students, serving on committees, or sponsoring extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to applicants who have teaching experience, hold a M.F.A., and are skilled educators with a demonstrated interest in engaging and challenging younger students.

Number of expected hires: 1
Location: Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens, 30-20 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, Queens, NY
Start Date: September 2023
Duration: Full-time ongoing
Compensation: The compensation for teaching these classes is based on the NYC DOE salary scale found on this page:
The position may be funded by either Bard College or the NYC Department of Education

  • 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 an M.F.A. or Ph.D. in their field and have both college and high school teaching experience
Application Instructions
Please click on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here:
Please upload
  • A letter of interest (including research interests)
  • CV / Resume
  • A brief (c. 250 word) description of an experience you had as a student or teacher that has influenced your teaching
  • In addition, you may be asked to upload three letters of reference at some point in your application, as additional documents, but they are not a strict requirement at this time. You are welcome to upload them now, if you prefer, as additional documents.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.
Questions: Contact Principal Laura Hymson (lhym [email protected] ) with questions about the position.
People of color, gender oppressed people, LGBTQ individuals, immigrants with work permission, and people of diverse social and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
All application materials must be submitted via the Interfolio URL shown above.


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