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Full-time Faculty in Literature (Short-term) Leave-Replacement Position

Bard High School Early College Queens
New York, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2024
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 (BHSEC) Queens is formed as 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:

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, 13% of our students are entitled to special education support and we are committed to fully integrating these supports into our classrooms.

Job Description

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens invites applications for two positions starting immediately during the Spring 2024 semester. This is a full-time, short-term position teaching four literature courses for the duration of between six and twelve weeks to support a faculty leave. The successful candidates would teach two American Literature courses in our high school program and two college courses on the Graphic Novel.

Number of expected hires: 1

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

Start Date: March 2024 (Immediately)

Duration: short-term; between six and twelve weeks

Compensation: The compensation for teaching these classes is based on the NYC DOE salary scale for substitute teachers.

  • 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 in a co-taught ICT classroom
  • Have an interest in working with high school age students who are completing a college-level course of study
  • Demonstrate a continued interest in the ongoing work in their field
  • Understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
  • Preference is given to those who have earned a MFA or Ph.D. in their field and have both college and high school teaching experience.
How to Apply

Please apply directly with by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here:
Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College:
  • a letter of interest
  • C.V. / Resume
  • a brief classroom story, drawn from your experience as a teacher or as a student, that helped to shape you as a teacher (c. 200 words).
  • contact information for three references

Please direct inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Laura Hymson at [email protected]


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