University of North Texas Dallas - TexPREP Program Instructor

Jun 08, 2017
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Four-Year Institution
The Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP) identifies achieving middle and high school students with an interest in engineering, science, technology, and other mathematics-related areas and strengthens their potential for careers in these fields. TexPREP is a collaborative effort of colleges and universities located throughout Texas, that encourages students to begin preparing early for scientific and engineering career paths in school. With a focus on building a high quality and diverse 21st century workforce, women and members of minority groups, traditionally underrepresented in these areas, continue to serve as special target groups.We are seeking skilled program instructors for TexPrep 2017 between June 6th and July 21st, 2017. Skilled individuals with mathematics and science teaching experience are preferred. Course subjects include: Introduction to Engineering, Logic, Introduction to Physics, Environmental Science and Statistics.This is a temporary position supported by grant funding.Program Instructors must be available eight (8) hours each weekday for the duration of the program and must:? Attend daily staff meetings and/or planning sessions? Formulate lesson plans from a set of PREP curriculum (provided on first day orientation), and in accordance with PREP objectives and philosophy.? Prepare quizzes, tests, final examinations and other instruments? Determine grades for students enrolled in their classes? Be available for one-to-one tutoring before and after classes, as needed or requested? Assist with PREP special activities related to the academic components of the program? Work with program assistant/mentors daily to develop and coordinate lesson plans and educational support activities for effective instruction? Perform other duties as assigned by site director or program coordinator (Instructional materials for all classes will be provided to the teaching staff)The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit ? and takes actions to prevent ? discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.