Bard High School Early College - Manhattan, a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Biology, beginning September 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, earning an Associate of Arts 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.
BHSEC Manhattan implements a “Physics First” curriculum, offering a conceptual Physics course in ninth grade, Chemistry in tenth grade, and then General Biology in the first year of the college program. Nearly all students elect to take at least one semester of science in the second year of the college program.
The successful candidate should be capable of teaching a college-level lab-based biology course as well as high school biology. A degree in biology, or a related field in the biological sciences is required, experience or certification for Students with Disabilities is also strongly desirable. New York State teaching certification is a plus; assistance in securing certification will be provided to the successful candidate if necessary. We seek teachers and scholars deeply committed to their field and creative in engaging students at both the college and high school levels with its delights and challenges.
Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled. Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications sent via email will not be considered.
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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.