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Upward Bound Teachers - Math & Science (Grant Funded)

Apply now Job no: 494052
Work type: Staff Part Time, Hourly
Categories: Seasonal - All Other

SUMMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To provide instruction in a six week summer residential program to students of diverse, non-traditional backgrounds and seek to promote the total growth of the student as a primary objective.


  1. Develop and teach high school level curriculum in appropriate subject matter.
  2. Plan and Develop pre and post testing in your specialized field
  3. Provide tutorial assistance to students.
  4. Document and Prepare written reports on student’s progress.
  5. Enforce all Upward Bound rules and regulations.
  6. Assist in supervision at program events and activities.
  7. Assist the director with other functions as required for program effectiveness.
  8. Participate in teacher orientation prior before summer program
  9. Attend weekly 1 hour staff meetings
  10. Complete a final evaluation for each student.
  11. Other program related duties, as assigned by the Director.


EDUCATION:    Bachelor’s degree in respective discipline.

EXPERIENCE:   Two (2) years of successful teaching experience, preferably with high school students.

OTHER:             Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of low income students and disadvantaged youth. Position starts on

                         June 25, 2018 – July 27, 2018. Teaching responsibilities consist of teaching 4 days a week and up to 4

                         subjects in respective discipline.


  1. Ability to develop and teach high school level classes in respective discipline.
  2. Ability to tutor students.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  4. Proven ability to effectively manage a classroom of “at risk” students.
  5. Demonstrated strong academic preparation for relevant field of instruction.
  6. Familiarity with the Massachusetts Core Standards preferred, or a willingness to be acquainted with standards.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


    1. Familiarity dealing with students of diverse, non-traditional backgrounds.
    2. Massachusetts Teacher Certification
    3. Teaching experience, preferably with urban youth and those with disparate learning needs.

Additional Considerations:

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Teacher - Science and Math                          

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS:  Temporary, non-benefited  

SALARY: Depending on experience $15- $25.00/Hr


FLSA STATUS: Exempt                                           

REPORTS TO: Director of Upward Bound and Program Coordinator

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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