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, Environmental/Physical Science, Chemistry, Language Arts, Effective Speaking and Spanish.
Duties include creating a course syllabus, choosing readings, creating assignment packets, administering and grading assignments, projects, exams, and tutoring students during study sessions 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.
Bachelors Degree in related discipline.
Teaching experience or extensive work in the application of a discipline required.
Must be able to work with staff and advise 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, college bound students.
FBI and BCI background check will be required.
Licensure or Certification Requirements:
State of Ohio Teaching License or
Ohio Substitute Teaching Certification
Candidates who have have overcome similar barriers and challenges as program participants.
Candidates with previous teaching, training or tutoring at-risk, high school students in a K-12 or college setting preferred.
Preference given to candidates with a working knowledge and/or an interest in sustainability, global environmental issues, and developing interdisciplinary green curricula preferred.
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.
Upward Bound Math/Science