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Temporary Hire: Upward Bound English Teacher - GRANT-FUNDED

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Work type: Staff Part Time
Categories: Faculty

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Upward Bound - English Teacher

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound

SALARY: Commensurate with experience: $17- $35.00/Hr Temporary, non-benefited


REPORTS TO: Director of Upward Bound and Program Coordinator

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 preferred

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 24, 2024 – July 26, 2024. Teaching responsibilities consist of teaching 4 days a week and up to 4 subjects in respective discipline. 2 hour orientation required prior to class start date.

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.

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.

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

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 will be ongoing.

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