Job Responsibilities The primary objective of the Summer Academy faculty position is to conduct a course that is consistent with state course goals and objectives. Modes of instruction should reflect the unique needs of students in attendance. Each faculty member will make reasonable demands of students regarding daily assignments and final course requirements as appropriate to course content and program.
General Job Description
Core Curriculum Instructor
Mathematics, Laboratory Science, Composition/Literature & Foreign Language & Culture
Work five weeks during the Summer Academic Academy, teaching four classes in mathematics, laboratory science, composition/literature or foreign language & culture. Classes meet one hour and twenty minutes, Monday – Thursday.
Elective Curriculum Instructor
Work five weeks during the Summer Academic Academy, teaching two classes in Art or Theatre. Classes meet two hours consecutively on Friday.
Work five weeks during the Summer Academic Academy, teaching two classes in fitness. Classes meet one hour and twenty minutes, Monday – Thursday.
Upward Bound Summer Instructors will need to:
Develop and implement curriculum for each course or project
Develop a student project to be presented at the Art and Theatre Presentation the final week. (Art/Theatre Only)
Provide each student with a comprehensive course syllabus
Administer and interpret "Pre-" and "Post-" Assessments at the beginning and end of the Summer Academic Academy and report scores to UB
Maintain and report daily attendance and tardiness
Make sure all absent/tardy participants receive and complete make-up work
Plan small group and individualized instruction for all participants
Coordinate with the residential staff to address any supplemental instruction or tutoring needs required for student success
Monitor daily progress, utilize gradebook to record student progress, and submit final percentages & letter grades
Grades are due by noon the Wednesday following the end of the academy to the program Academic Coordinator.
Prepare for a Parent/Teacher Open House (conference) the last Thursday of academy. Open House will occur during regular class hours.
Prepare and present motivational awards during the Awards Banquet
Integrate subject matter with other areas of summer academics
Participate (as available) in cultural field trips
Other duties as assigned that may promote the success of the participants attending the Upward Bound Summer Academic Academy
The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.
Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 3 years teaching/coaching experience in a specific discipline, preferably at the secondary or postsecondary level
Teaching certificate or qualifications to be certified (core subject areas)
Demonstrated ability to relate well to teenagers
Preferably from a background similar to target population
Internal Number: 3023020
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