Summer Instructor, Math: Pre-Algebra through Calculus, TRIO Upward Bound Program
6-week day and residential program, including training: June 25 - August 9, 2019
Non-benefited, MCCC position, grant funded
ABOUT TRIO UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM
The North Shore Community College (NSCC) TRIO Upward Bound (UB) Program is a federally funded program for low-income, first-generation, and/or academically at-risk high school students. The primary mission is to increase the rate at which participants complete their secondary school education, and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education. The UB program provides academic, co- and extra-curricular activities during the academic year and the summer, including instruction, tutoring, college tours, cultural events, health and fitness activities, educational workshops, and service activities.
ABOUT UB SUMMER ACADEMY
The UB Summer Academy is a six-week program that simulates commuter and residential college experiences. The Summer Academy serves approximately 46 students from the Lynn Public Schools. This year's Summer Academy includes a three-week day program at North Shore Community College's Lynn Campus and a three-week residential component at Salem State University. The program runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during the non-residential component and Sunday evening through Friday afternoon during the residential component. The overarching theme for this year's Summer Academy is Impact.
The Summer Instructors are responsible for planning and implementing dynamic, engaging, empowering project-based courses as part of our 6-week residential summer program. Positions available for the following subject:
Math: Pre-Algebra through Calculus
Duties and Responsibilities:
Design curriculum that matches and supports Upward Bound's teaching and learning goals and yearly theme and is responsive to Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks;
Implement an assessment/evaluation system for determining student success on assignments, culminating projects, class participation and the course as a whole;
Identify educational reference materials (books, articles, supplies, etc.) to be utilized during the course.
Incorporate culturally responsive pedagogy, student-centered learning, and multicultural perspectives.
Focus on one overarching project that guides the content and skills you want students to learn and apply to be presented on the last day of the summer program.
Collaborate with Academic Coordinator to maximize academic benefits for each individual student.
Instructors also engage in non-instructional activities including weekly meetings, facilitated study sessions, and co-curricular activities.
SUPERVISION: This position is supervised by the Academic Coordinator.
SALARY:Total earnings for this position is $3,536.25 at $28.29 hr.
Class and Study Session hours between 8:30 - 3:30.
June 25 and June 26: Staff training and prep at NSCC's Lynn Campus
June 27 - July 3: Program meets at NSCC's Lynn Campus (no class July 4)
July 8 - July 26: Program meets at Salem State University (no class July 18)
July 29 - August 9: Day program at NSCC's Lynn Campus (no class August 6-8)
Submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and transcripts. Preference given to candidates who apply by Friday, May 3, 2019. Qualified candidates will need to bring a valid driver's license and/or state ID and the name and contact information of three references.
B.A. or B.S. in the related field(s) required;
Familiarity with assessment techniques in the subject area(s);
Teaching experience, preferably with urban youth
Knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks in the related field(s) www.doe.mass.edu/candi/commoncore/;
Demonstrated sensitivity towards and passion and commitment to working with students and staff of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, different levels of academic preparation, or/and varying physical and learning abilities-prior experience preferred;
Demonstrated ability to be punctual and dependable;
Demonstrated ability to act as a team player;
Must be able to participate in physical activities such as outdoor team sports/events, standing, sitting, walking to and from classes and the dining hall and on college tours, field trips;
Demonstrated ability to move class supplies up to 50 pounds across campus for classroom needs.
Documented CPR and/or First Aid certification preferred;
Bi-lingual (Spanish, French, Khmer) preferred.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI background check as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Total earnings for this position is $3,536.25 at $28.29 hr.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).