MUREP Aerospace Academy Instructor

Cleveland, OH
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Department Name Early College & Outreach Prg Office

Campus or Location Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number PT222-16

Reports To Director, Access & Comm Engage

Recruitment Type Internal

Job Category Part-Time Faculty

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 3

Job Description Summary

Serves as an instructor for the Minority University Research Education Project Aerospace Academy ( MAA ). Position is for an instructional assignment taking place during the academic and summer sessions based on NASA mission-inspired STEM based content and other related educational experiences with students in grades, Kindergarten -12th grade.
Instructor academic assignment lasts eight-weeks, on Saturdays, from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, during the program's fall, winter and spring sessions. Instructors are needed for one or two week Monday through Friday summer sessions, as well, as funding is available. Other special programming is offered that include models of inspiring and engaging students in NASA mission-inspired STEM -related activities as assigned according to the MAA schedule.

Job Responsibilities

Serves as a classroom instructor of Minority University Research Education
Project Aerospace Academy (MAA) (Kindergarten -12th grade).

This position will require the development of weekly mission lesson plans that include inventory of supplies required to encourage hands-on learning activities.

The instructor will be responsible for developing and maintaining course assessments and preparing student assessment reports.

The instructor will be expected to provide classroom management and instruction in assigned courses. Providing comprehensive written evaluations of each student will also be expected.

Instructor will be responsible for planning and assisting with field trips and/or computer lab instruction for all students.

Monitor and keep a weekly log of student attendance, behavior, and academic development.

Monitor a weekly parent sign-in and out attendance logs.

Assess teaching and learning outcomes and provide essential feedback to students, parents, and administrators.
Set professional goals with supervisor and monitor progress monthly. Provide a comprehensive written evaluation on each participant enrolled in

Develop hands-on experiences and participate in field trips.

Assist in the development of curriculum, needs assessment, pre and post testing, and surveys.

Assist with the planning and implementation of recognition programs and special events.

Submit program documents weekly to assigned staff. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Experience teaching science or closely related subjects to students in grades, K-12th.

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds.

Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

Ability to follow program guidelines and expectations.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in science or closely related field.

Experience working in the instruction of students in science.

Ability to develop and deliver engaging lessons that facilitate the teaching process and enhance the learning experience during academic session and up to two week for summer instructional assignment.

Work Schedule

The instructor will work approximately 5-7 hours per week, between 8:30am and 2:00pm, Saturdays, and as scheduled during the week for planning and special programming purposes.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Attend staff planning meetings as scheduled.

Provide an eight-week instructional assignment during academic session and up to two week for summer instructional assignment.

Posting Open Date 05/18/2016

Repost Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

For full consideration, apply by this date

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • City News
    • LinkedIn
    • Search Firm/Agency: specify name below
    • Other publication: specify name below
    • Other web site: specify name below
    • Career Fair: specify name below
    • Conference: specify name below
    • Other: specify below
  2. * Do you have experience teaching science or closely related subjects to students in grades, K-12th?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents


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