Summer Scholars InstructorSocial Studies and Language Arts (Summer 2018)

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Summer Scholars Instructor—Social Studies and Language Arts (Summer 2018)

Position Number: 10059591

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Summer Scholar Instructor. The instructor will engage Summer Scholars students in rigorous academic content through hands on, inquiry based learning experiences in an accelerated 4 week instructional program. Attendance for students and instructors is mandatory.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Summer Scholar Instructor will:

  • Teach content and skills necessary for project preparation and presentations in social studies and language arts to rising eighth, ninth, and tenth graders
  • Monitor individual student progress on preparation of presentations (Passion Projects) based on curricula in social studies and language arts Summer Scholars classes.
  • Help plan and accompany students on field trips
  • Supervise UNG interns and service learning students participating in Summer Scholars
  • Interact with parents and guardians
  • Create and maintain attendance and academic progress database with humanities faculty; create grading rubrics
  • Participate in and contribute to daily planning sessions.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Teacher Certification in language arts and social studies preferred; graduate coursework in critical pedagogy preferred
  • Public school (K-12) teaching and higher education teaching.
  • Georgia Teacher Certification required
  • ESOL experience and experience working with English language learners preferred

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.





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Posted: 5/11/2018
Application Due: 7/10/2018
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