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 position beginning Fall 2020. BHSEC, a national model in the field of public school reform, enables talented and highly motivated students to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, with many earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a high school diploma. The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.
BHSEC Queens is seeking a licensed special education teacher to teach in our program. The successful candidate will work with students, families, and teachers to accomplish the following responsibilities:
Candidates should possess a Master's degree or higher in a relevant field, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment. Special education certification and training required. Additional certification as an English Language Learner instructor will be given additional preference. Candidates should be flexible, have knowledge of a variety of techniques to support struggling learners, and be familiar with IEP process as well as SESIS.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and a brief (c. 250 word) description of an experience you had as a student or as a teacher that has influenced your teaching. These documents can be submitted through Interfolio.com.
For relatively recent graduates, please also upload a copy of your undergraduate and graduate school transcripts.
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.