Bard High School Early College Washington, D.C.
Full-time Faculty – English / American LiteratureEmployer Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/103668
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 more prepared for the next steps in their academic or civic life or in their careers. 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 3,000 students in five states and in Washington DC. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.
About the Position
Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications for full-time founding faculty positions in English / American Literature, beginning August 2022.
Bard DC seeks candidates with a specialization in literature of the Americas; expertise in African American, Caribbean, and/or Latino Literature is especially desirable. Expertise in the formal teaching of writing is also desirable.
For our founding 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 backgrounds. 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.
Location: Bard High School Early College in Washington, D.C.
Start Date: August 2022
- Ph.D. in English/American Literature or related field (preferred); ABD and M.F.A. will be considered
- 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 differences 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
Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges. Do this by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/103668
Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with our organization:
- Letter of interest
- C.V. / resume
- One-page teaching statement
- Sample course syllabus
- Contact information for three references
Inquiries may be directed via email to Dr. Brian Gloor, Dean of Studies and Assistant Principal at https://[email protected].
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