Faculty – Spanish Language and Culture (Short-term replacement position)

Employer
Bard High School Early College Washington, D.C.
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
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: http://apply.interfolio.com/98091

About the Bard Early Colleges
Through a tuition-free, engaging college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, the Bard Early Colleges (BECs) help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college prepared to contribute to the workforce and civic life. 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 five states and in Washington D.C. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.

Position Description
Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications temporary leave replacement positions in Spanish Language and Culture, beginning March 2022. Bard DC seeks candidates able to teach Spanish language at all levels; ability to teach Latin American literature in English is desirable.

Position Duties
For our faculty at Bard DC, we seek educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. The successful applicant must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. A graduate degree in the field and college teaching experience is required; high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with high school-age students is desirable.

Qualifications
  • M.A. in Spanish (required)
  • Ph.D. in Spanish Language, Literature, or related field at the time of employment (preferred)
  • Experience teaching at both high school and college levels (desired)
  • Interest in working with high school age students who are completing a college-level course of study (desired)
  • We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to equity and social justice and desire to open up opportunities for underrepresented students.
  • Candidates must understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
  • Experience with recognizing and a commitment to reducing barriers to inclusion
Application Instructions

To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found on the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/98091

Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.

Questions
Inquiries may be directed via email to Dean of Studies, Brian Gloor at https:// [email protected] .

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

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