Upward Bound Summer Teaching Positions

*These summer positions require a bachelor’s degree, but it may be of interest for the future.

IUPUI Upward Bound is a federally funded TRiO program that serves 127 first-generation, low-income high school students who have the potential to succeed in college. The program emphasizes preparation in English, math, science and foreign language as well as study skills, financial literacy, and college preparation workshops. Upward Bound serves students in grades 9-12 from six local high schools in Indianapolis.

Upward Bound is currently seeking instructors with secondary school certification or graduate students to teach six weeks in the Summer Academy at IUPUI. The program is hiring instructors to teach high school level math, English, science, and foreign language. The program works to prepare students to have the skills they need to succeed in high school and college. Upward Bound Summer Academy is not a traditional summer school, but rather a learning community where students expand their mind, gain independence, and participate in a simulated college experience.

Responsibilities include: Teach a one-hour course Monday-Thursday during six-week Summer Academy (see dates below); develop an engaging curriculum; submit weekly progress reports; provide written evaluations of each student at the end of the summer program; participate in an organized tutoring hour at least twice a week.

Dates: June 17, 2013- July 19, 2013

Salary: $1,200 – $1,800

Required: Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, teaching certificate preferred.

Ability to work effectively with students with diverse academic needs; personal stability, enthusiasm, and ability to motivate students; good organizational and time management skills; commitment to teaching culturally diverse students; ability to guide students towards excellence.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Yecenia Tostado, Assistant Director, TRiO Upward Bound, at ytostado@iupui.edu

Applications are being accepted until April 26, 2013.

 

 

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