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9th Grade Bard DNA (Diverse Network of Action) Summer Program Faculty Positions

Bard High School Early College Queens
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 10, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, Other Humanities, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Faculty Affairs, Other Academic Affairs
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Full Time
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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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Project Summary
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens is committed to increasing high school
graduation and postsecondary degree completion rates for historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students. This summer, we are hosting a summer program for 45 of our incoming ninth-grade students. The Bard DNA Summer Program is designed to support students from historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds in their academic and social transition from NYC middle schools to BHSEC Queens.

The program will promote growth in social and emotional connections to BHSEC Queens and develop familiarity with academic routines that will be important to incoming ninth graders in the year ahead.

We will be hiring faculty members in math/computing, science, humanities, and the arts.

BHSEC Queens is seeking (3-5) faculty members to teach in our Bard DNA summer program. The faculty members will teach a three-week course in their area of expertise and will work closely with the Director/Associate Director of Bard DNA and Bard DNA Peer Mentors/Student Volunteers. Faculty members will immerse students in engaging coursework and connect with students to discuss strategies for academic growth and advancement.

This year, the summer program will take place in-person at BHSEC Queens.
  • Orientation and Training, for all Summer Faculty and Peer Mentors/Student Volunteers, will be held from Wednesday, July 6th - Friday July 8th.
  • The summer program will run from July 11, 2022 – July 29, 2022
  • From Monday - Thursday, the program itself will run from 9:00am - 3:20pm and faculty will be required to stay until 4:00pm.
  • On Fridays, times will vary, as those days are set aside for field trips.
Summer Faculty will be compensated with a $4,400 stipend.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop an academic curriculum for the three-week program that builds academic skills and reinforces important concepts essential for success in 9th grade.
  • Attend the Faculty and Peer Mentor Orientation and Training that will be held from Wednesday, July 6th - Friday July 8th
  • Attend the Family Meeting that will be held in the evening on Thursday, July 7th
  • Attend all field trips and celebratory events
Start: July 6, 2022 - July 29, 2022
Location: Bard High School Early College in Queens, NY

Preference is given to Candidates with the Following Qualifications:
  • Currently teaching at Bard High School Early College Queens or within the Bard Early College Network of schools
  • Prior experience working with historically underrepresented students in higher education
  • Special Education Teaching experience with specialization in math or literature
How to Apply
All materials can be uploaded using the Interfolio job application link provided here:

If you are currently a BHSEC staff/faculty member, please upload:
  • a course proposal
  • cover letter explaining why you want to serve as a faculty member in the summer program.
If you are not a current BHSEC staff/faculty member, please upload:
  • a cover letter discussing your interest in this position, experience working with historically underrepresented students; and explain how your expertise, training and pedagogical approach has prepared you to teach and support students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
  • resume
  • contact information for two references.
  • you should also submit a course proposal.
Review of applications will begin on March 21st and will close when the positions are filled.

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.


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