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Temporary Hire: Upward Bound Foreign Language Teacher - GRANT-FUNDED

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Categories: Seasonal - All Other

Upward Bound Foreign Language Teacher (Grant-Funded)

Upward Bound Summer Program

 

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.

EXAMPLES OF PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  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 students’ 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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 27, 2022 – July 29, 2022. Teaching responsibilities consist of teaching 4 days a week and up to 4 subjects in respective discipline.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  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: Upward Bound Foreign Language Teacher

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound

NO. OF POSITIONS: 1

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: Temporary, non-benefited                     

SALARY: $25.00 - $35.00/hr (Commensurate with experience)

GRANT FUNDED: X

FLSA STATUS: Exempt                                              

REPORTS TO: Director of Upward Bound and Program Coordinator

SUPERVISES: N/A

 

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

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