Summer Instructors, (Math, English, Science, Foreign Language, and Social Science), TRIO Upward Bound Program
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 UMass Amherst. The program runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during the non-residential component and Saturday, July 11th - Saturday August 1st during the residential component. The overarching theme for this year's Summer Academy is In It to Win It.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
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 subjects:
Math: Pre-Algebra through Calculus
English: Literature, Composition, Grammar, and Creative Writing
Foreign Language: Spanish, French, Khmer, American Sign Language; other languages considered
Social Science- History, Sociology, Psychology, Government
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.
SALARY:Total earnings for this position is $3,536.25 at $29.44 hr.
June 23 and June 24: Staff training and prep at NSCC's Lynn Campus
June 25 - July 10 (off July 3): Day Program meets at NSCC's Lynn Campus
Sunday July, 12 - 1-day training program at UMass Amherst
Sunday, July 12- August 1: 3-week residential program at UMass Amherst
Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references before the interview takes place.
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 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
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
Ability to provide own transportation to and from the residential site
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Total earnings for this position is $3,536.25 at $29.44 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).