Bard High School Early College Washington, D.C.
Part-time Teaching Assistant/Tutor - High School PhysicsAbout the Bard Early Colleges
Through a tuition-free, engaging college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, the Bard Early Colleges help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing post-secondary 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. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.
Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications for a part-time teaching assistant/tutor in high school Physics. General duties will include: assisting the 9th grade physics faculty with classroom management and small group instruction for three sections, and overseeing physics tutoring sessions (individual and small group) within the Learning Commons. Lab setup and maintenance may also be required. The time commitment will be approximately 15-20 hours/week.
The ideal candidate would be an undergraduate physics or general science major, or graduate student in the physical sciences. The candidate should have experience and a penchant for working with young people.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/71594.
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