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Adjunct Faculty in Social Studies (Bard High School Early College Queens)

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty in Social Studies (Bard High School Early College Queens)
About Bard Early Colleges (BECs)
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens is formed as a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). BHSEC Queens, a national model in the field of public-school reform, provides motivated students the opportunity to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, the majority earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a high school diploma at no cost to families. The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment. To learn more about our program you can go to this web site:
Queens is a particularly diverse borough with families hailing from around the world, and BHSEC Queens is a particularly diverse school within the borough. While the vast majority of our students have English as their first language, more than 25 different languages are listed as the home languages for the parents of our students. Like nearly all NYC public schools, 15% of our students are entitled to special education supports and we are committed to fully integrating these supports into our classrooms. 

Job Description
Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens invites applications for a position starting in the fall of 2022. It is a part-time, short-term position teaching two history courses. The successful candidate would teach US History (History of the Americas) courses in our high school program. All BHSEC Queens faculty also participate actively in the life of the school, advising students, serving on committees, or sponsoring extracurricular activities.
Number of expected hires: 1
Location: Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens, 30-20 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, Queens, NY
Start Date: Fall 2022
Duration: short-term, with the possibility of renewal for the Spring 2023 semester
Compensation: $7,500 per class per semester. Total compensation $15,000 per semester for two classes taught.

  • 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
  • Will have an interest in working with high school age students who are completing a college-level course of study
  • Will demonstrate a continued interest in the ongoing work in their field
  • Will understand cultural difference and purposefully help to uplift ideas from underrepresented groups to improve the equity balance in education
  • Preference is given to those who have earned a Ph.D. in their field and have both college and high school teaching experience.

To Apply
Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges. Do this by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here:
Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College:
  • a letter of interest
  • C.V. / Resume
  • a brief classroom story, drawn from your experience as a teacher or as a student, that helped to shape you as a teacher (c. 200 words).
  • contact information for three references

Please direct inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Laura Hymson at
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.