Bard High School Early College Queens
Full-Time Faculty in Arts - TheaterEmployer Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/124749
Bard High School Early College Queens, a partnership of Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in our Arts Department to teach Theater beginning Fall 2023. BHSEC Queens seeks teachers and scholars deeply committed to their field and creative in engaging students at both the college and high school levels. BHSEC enables talented and highly motivated students to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, with the goal of earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a NY State high school diploma. The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.
The successful applicant in Theater will join the Arts faculty at BHSEC Queens which includes one full-time teacher of visual art and two full-time musicians. The new Theater teacher will be expected to develop introduction to Theater elective courses for students in the ninth or tenth grade which will build their skills as performers and consumers of theater, as well as their appreciation of the various elements essential to a successful production. Additionally, the new Theater teacher will be expected to offer a Theater Practicum course and electives in our college program. Experience producing and directing productions using young, inexperienced actors and tech support is highly desirable; flexibility, efficacy, and a spirit of fun are required.
Number of expected hires: 1
Location: Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens, 30-20 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, Queens, NY
Start Date: September 2023
Duration: Full-time ongoing
Compensation: The compensation for teaching these classes is based on the NYC DOE salary scale found on this page: https://www.uft.org/your-rights/salary/doe-and-city-salary-schedules/teachers-salary-schedule-2018-2021. The position may be funded by either Bard College or the NYC Department of Education.
- The ideal candidate will 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
- The ideal candidate will have an interest in working with high school age students who are completing a college-level course of study
- The ideal candidate will demonstrate a continued interest in the ongoing work in their field
- The ideal candidate will understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
- Preference will be given to those candidates who have earned an M.F.A. or Ph.D. in their field and have both college and high school teaching experience
Please click on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/124749
- A letter of interest (including research interests)
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- A brief (c. 250 word) description of an experience you had as a student or teacher that has influenced your teaching
- In addition, you may be asked to upload three letters of reference at some point in your application, as additional documents, but they are not a strict requirement at this time. You are welcome to upload them now, if you prefer, as additional documents.
Questions: Please contact Principal Laura Hymson [email protected] with questions about the position.
People of color, gender oppressed people, LGBTQ individuals, immigrants with work permission, and people of diverse social and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
All application materials must be submitted via the Interfolio URL shown above.