Summer Program - 9th grade Instructor Positions for the DNA (Diverse Network of Action)

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Summer Program - 9th grade Instructor Positions for the DNA (Diverse Network of Action)

Location:
Queens, NY
Open Date:
Apr 10, 2019
Description:

Project Summary
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens is committed to increasing high school graduation and postsecondary degree completion rates for historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students. This summer, we are hosting a summer program for 45 of our incoming ninth grade students. The Bard DNA Summer Program is designed to support students from historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds in their academic and social transition from NYC middle schools to BHSEC Queens. The program will promote growth in social and emotional connections to BHSEC Queens and develop familiarity with academic routines that will be important to incoming ninth graders in the year ahead.

Opportunity
BHSEC Queens is seeking faculty members to teach in our Bard DNA summer program. The faculty members will teach a three-week course in their area of expertise and will work closely with the Director of Bard DNA and Bard DNA Peer Mentors. Faculty members will immerse students in engaging coursework and connect with students to discuss strategies for academic growth and advancement.

Orientation and Training, for all Summer Faculty and Peer Mentors, will be held on Monday, July 1st and the summer program will run from July 8 – July 26. Monday - Thursday, the program will run from 9:00am - 3:20pm. Faculty will be required to stay until 4:00pm. On Fridays, times will vary, as those days are set aside for field trips. We will be hiring faculty members in math/computing, science, humanities, and the arts. Summer Faculty will be compensated with a $4,000 stipend.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop an academic curriculum for the three-week program that builds academic skills and reinforces important concepts essential for success in 9th grade.
  • Attend the Faculty and Peer Mentor Orientation and Training that will be held on Monday, July 1st
  • Attend the Family Meeting that will be held in the evening on Tuesday, July 2nd
  • Attend all field trips and celebratory events

Qualifications:

Preference is given to Candidates with the Following Qualifications:

  • Currently teaching in the Bard High School Early College Network
  • Prior experience working with historically underrepresented students in higher education
  • Special Education Teaching experience with specialization in math or literature

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for two references through Interfolio.com. In your cover letter, please discuss your interest in this position, experience working with historically underrepresented students; and explain how your expertise, training and pedagogical approach has prepared you to teach and support students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Review of applications will begin on April 8th and will close when the position is filled.

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/12/2019
Application Due: 6/11/2019
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