Temporary Position - RECRUITMENT ONLY
Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science at Temple University needs Instructors for its Summer Program. Positions available in Innovation (Computer Science), Math, Spanish, Dance and Drama. Summer Session (July 2-August 3 Mondays-Thursdays) & Instructor Training prior to start of the program
The Innovation Instructor must plan classes around coding, social media design and animation using the Google Computer Science curriculum. Classes need to expose students to authentic and applicable uses of computer science so they acquire the skills necessary to open a possible college path in CS field that would demand these prerequisites.
The Math Instructor must establish course goals in the principles of a given math course and create lesson plans to help pupils develop critical-thinking abilities by gaining an understanding of mathematical concepts. Class might include differentiated instruction, incorporating technology, and applying a given concept to a real-life situation.
The Foreign Language (Spanish) Instructor must establish course goals in the principles of a given language course and create lesson plans to help pupils develop vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading and writing of a foreign language. Class might include differentiated instruction, incorporating technology, class discussion, readings/reenactments, and culturally relevant activities.
The Dance Instructor must establish course goals in a variety of dance methods and demonstrate procedure to pupils, observe and evaluate pupils' work to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement. He/she must plan classes and tailor them to the skill level of the students. Classes might include teaching new techniques, practicing, physical stamina, promote positive image, good health, cooperation and self-discipline.
The Drama Instructor must establish course goals in the basic principles of drama and create lesson plans which train pupils in how to communicate, control and project their voices, and present themselves. Class might include instruction on plays, the history of drama, assisting students in creating their own dramatic pieces, organizing and managing the learning environment, directing performance rehearsals, and assessing students' performance.
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- Bachelor's degree in relevant major or teaching area or profession certification equivalent
- Minimum of two (2) year of teaching experience (or equivalent part-time experience)
- Experience working with a diverse range of high school students, including those from a low-income, first generation college background
- Experience in developing course curricula (creating lesson plans and activities)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel and Google Docs/Google Classroom
- Ability to undergo Child Abuse Certification process prior to first day of work.
- Previous experience in overcoming academic and/or economic barriers is helpful. This position requires a background check Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at . Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.