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Pre-College Programs Summer Instructors

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete supplemental questions. All instructors must attend instructor orientation/training (3 evenings during May 2017)

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title: Pre-College Programs Summer Instructors
Position Number:
Functional Area: Teaching
Position Type: Staff/Non Managerial
Full-Time / Part-Time: Temporary
Work Hours: 6/12/17 - 7/23/17, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm
Targeted Hiring Salary: Based on grant funding to be determined
Position Summary:

Responsible for lesson planning and interdisciplinary instruction for high school students in the following areas: Mathematics(Algebra I/II/Pre-Calculus and Geometry), Anatomy/Physiology, Biology, Environmental/Physical Science, Chemistry, Biology Language Arts, Spanish and Technology.

Duties include creating a course syllabus, choosing readings, creating assignment packets, administering and grading assignments, projects, exams, and tutoring students during study sessions. Also, ensuring quality and effectiveness of summer academic support.

Integrate the use of technology into classroom assignments and projects to increase student’s proficiency and interest in technology tools useful for learning.

Instructors will be available for e-mail and in-person consultation, advising and guidance of students both in the selected subject area and for general college preparation. In cooperation with the program director and academic coordinator, instructors will work in a team environment with other instructors to create an integrated, project-based curriculum.

Instructors are expected to participate in the overall academic and personal growth and development of participants. Enforce program policies and procedures and practice laboratory safety at all times.

Other duties will include attending weekly staff meetings, preparing students for and participating in the closing research symposium, academic evaluation of students, grade reporting, participating in academic achievement incentives and recognition programs. Will be expected to assist with the identification of students with learning disabilities or exceptional academic talent.

Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in related discipline.

Experience/Qualifications Requirements:

Teaching experience or extensive work in the application of a discipline required.

Must be able to work with staff and advise/teach/tutor students from diverse backgrounds; must be sensitive to student needs.

Proven ability to conceptualize and execute hands-on, project and group-based curriculum and effectively integrate current technology.

Must be able to effectively implement classroom management strategies.

Position requires a high level of flexibility and commitment to first-generation,under-resourced,college-bound students.

FBI and BCI background check will be required.

Licensure or Certification Requirements:
Preferred Qualification:

Candidates who have have overcome similar barriers and challenges as program participants.

Candidates with previous teaching, training or tutoring high school students in an urban K-12 or college setting preferred.

Ability to implement a culturally relevant curriculum and use pedagogies designed for African-American Male and First Generation student success.

Preference given to candidates with a working knowledge and/or experience in college planning/advising; delivering workshops on various aspects of the college planning process.

Candidates with previous experience working with federal TRIO programs, similar summer institutes, or pre-college programs preferred.

Preference will be given to applicants with laboratory research experience, creativity and the ability to engage high school learners.

Experience with project-based learning is a plus, but not required.

Department: Upward Bound Math/Science
Open Date: 01/25/2017
Close Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete supplemental questions.

All instructors must attend instructor orientation/training (3 evenings during May 2017)

Stark State College Statement:

Stark State College seeks a candidate with high energy, a collaborative spirit, experience, and the capability of managing growth, ensuring quality, supporting shared governance, exhibiting a positive demeanor, modeling professionalism, and with a manifest commitment to the Stark State College mission, vision and values including diversity, social equity, and student access and success.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience working with high school students or adolescents in an educational setting or mentoring capacity:

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experience working with diverse populations of students or people:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * As a UBMS staff member, you will be given considerable latitude in developing academic courses, pre-college workshops, and developmental programming for high school students. Discuss how you will go about assessing the needs of students, your teaching/mentoring style, measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of your lesson, unit or activity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. College Transcripts 1
Optional Documents
  1. College Transcripts 2
  2. Copy of State Teaching License
  3. Certification 1