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:
Manage a caseload of students requiring ICT services
Co-teach in classrooms
Collaborate with faculty to address needs of individual students; design assignments and provide discipline-specific support for students
Assess students and identify supports that promote optimal learning
Provide direct services to students in one-on-one and small group sessions
Write Individualized Education Plans for students on your caseload
Interest in working with faculty on inquiry approaches to teaching and learning as well as promoting best practices based on students’ IEPs.
Update records on SESIS as applicable
Communicate regularly with families to keep them informed and make them partners in students’ progress.
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 at: http://apply.interfolio.com/74481.
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.
Special education certification and training required. Additional certification as an English Language Learner instructor will be given additional preference.
About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.