Job Title: In-person Coverage Coordinator (Bard Early College New Orleans)
About the Bard Early Colleges
The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high school–age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education. The Bard Early Colleges act on this belief by providing younger scholars with a tuition-free, credit-bearing college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. Students are taught by college faculty in seminar classes; they receive up to 60 college credits and an associate in arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College, concurrently with a high school diploma. The Bard Early Colleges begin preparing students for college work as early as the 9th grade and offer ongoing guidance and academic support.
Now in its second decade, the Bard Early College network serves over 2,900 students in campuses in Lower Manhattan and Queens, New York; Newark, New Jersey; New Orleans, Louisiana; Cleveland, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, DC. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.
Bard invites applications for a dynamic individual who will join our staff team on a part-time basis at Bard Early College in New Orleans (BECNO), LA. The position will start as soon as possible. This is for an in-person appointment to help lead the coverage efforts in the building. The in-person coverage coordinator will support by staffing one of our classrooms. The current need is for managing the classroom while students tune into their classes on zoom. In-person coverage will vary as the semester progresses as there will be changes to the schedule. There is the possibility of substitute teaching should the need arise. We are looking for someone who is available 3 days a week from 8:30am to 3:30pm.
A good candidate:
- Has strong classroom management skills
- Is restorative and comfortable building strong relationships with students
- Holds students accountable
- Will be comfortable leading initiatives and strategies related to the coverage schedule and strategy
Hourly rate of $30 per hour
A Master’s Degree is preferred but not required.
We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to equity and social justice and desire to uplift underrepresented students. Candidates must have strong cultural competency skills as well as a commitment to anti-racists work. Candidates must have a strong commitment to our values: Openness to growth, excellence and teamwork.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume / C.V. by clicking on the “Apply Now” button through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/9387
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