Math Instructor (Upward Bound)

Elgin, IL
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
Math Instructor (Upward Bound)
Elgin, IL

Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies. The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.

Part-Time position for Summer 2017
6/12/2017 - 7/13/2017
Up to 5 hours per week


Upward Bound instructors have the responsibility to develop curriculum in their area of expertise that will provide instruction as well as enrichment experiences for participants. Instructors are expected to provide a positive learning environment, serve as positive role models, and be supportive of the Upward Bound objectives. The instructors report to the Assistant Director/Academic Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Develop course syllabus
2) Develop course curriculum
3) Provide instruction as assigned
4) Evaluate each participant's performance
5) Attend Upward Bound staff meetings and Upward Bound in service training
6) Maintain accurate records on each participant
7) Participate in Awards Night and other activities
8) Perform other duties assignedRequirements:

1) Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of study: Algebra, Geometry, Calculus & Trigonometry
2) Two years experience teaching

Desired Qualifications:
1) Certification in teaching field; preferred but not required
2) Must have demonstrated sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of economically and academically disadvantaged youth
3) Prefer person with background similar to target population

For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit our web site at:

Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.


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