Instructor – 3 Positions – Upward Bound Math Science
Externally Sponsored Programs
Berea College is currently recruiting three temporary seven-week positions with Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math Science. Instructors will work collaboratively and independently to provide students with active learning experiences, ensuring that they are provided with a rich academic experience that further prepares them for success in high school and eventually college.
Responsibilities of the Instructor include the following: developing and implementing curriculum for groups of students on topic determined in consultation with Director of Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science; participating in 3-4 planning sessions between April 1 and May 30, 2013; collaborating with colleagues to provide interdisciplinary experience; providing superior instruction and project/activity based learning experiences for high school students; providing student supervision and support during summer events, field trips and college visits; participating in training during the week prior to the beginning of the summer program; completing and returning all necessary program paperwork and documentation by the conclusion of program.
Qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required; Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related field preferred; demonstrated teaching experience is essential; a minimum of two years experience in teaching, classroom instruction, counseling, higher education, college access or youth development. The successful candidates for this position will have the following skills: an understanding of first generation, low-income youth; familiarity with college access programs, ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; capacity to manage multiple tasks and to meet deadlines and expectations; and good oral and written communication skills; positive work habits including documentation and long range planning skills; excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience working with youth.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by obtaining and submitting an Application to Join the College Staff (available through People Services, Suite 100, Fairchild Hall on the campus, on line at http://www.berea.edu/people-services/how-to-apply or by contacting the People Services Department at 859-985-3070 or 985-3050) to People Services, Berea College, CPO 2189, Berea, KY 40404. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all peoples of the earth to learn and work here. Employment decisions are based on training, education and experience related to the requirements of the job. All applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.