Temporary Technical - Teacher/Counselor

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Job TitleTemporary Technical - Teacher/CounselorRequisition NumberDU05577Department Name8E120:PsychologyWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$18.00 - $20.00/hourType of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Part-TimeRequired Education

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.

Required Related Experience

Experience teaching or counseling children.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting light-weight objects; transportation to schools and mobility around schools.


At least 3 afternoons per week (approximately 2:15-5:15 pm).

Job Summary

Seeking a creative, hard-working, and motivated teacher, counselor, or tutor with experience working with elementary-aged students for a federally funded U. S. Department of Education grant. Temporary part-time position (10-15 hrs/week) for August of 2019 through December of 2019, with the opportunity to continue in the Spring of 2020. Responsibilities include: teaching social problem-solving lessons to small groups of children, maintaining a behavior management program during lessons, and participating in set-up and breakdown of materials for lessons. Experience with teaching or counseling children is required. Candidates must be available at least three afternoons per week. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified to teach elementary school or licensed in Educational, Counseling, or School Psychology. Master’s degree in Psychology, Education or a related field is a plus, although we will also consider applications for those seeking a Master’s degree.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to teach children social problem solving skills and maintain behavior management program.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Certification in elementary education or licensure in Educational, Counseling, or School Psychology; Master’s degree in Psychology, Education or related field.

Deadline to Apply09/30/2019University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
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      Posted: 9/13/2019
      Application Due: 10/2/2019
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