Upward Bound Summer Instructor, Gilmer (Part-Time/Temporary) - Summer 2021

Job description

Job Title: Upward Bound Summer Instructor, Gilmer (Part-Time/Temporary) - Summer 2021
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 225041
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 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 Summary

The UNG Upward Bound Program is a year-long college preparatory program for first generation and/or low income high school students attending Gilmer High School in Ellijay, GA. UNG UB is committed to ensuring student success in the global community and workforce by providing young scholars with the knowledge, skills, and disposition needed to gain admission to a postsecondary institution and earn a college degree.

The Summer Residential Component is an intensive three-week academic enrichment program that meets Sunday evening through Friday. Summer participants will live in a residence hall on UNG's Dahlonega campus and will be under 24-hour adult supervision by the Upward Bound Administration and Summer Residential Advisors. Academic classes will be held Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 12:30 am and/or 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Classes will consist of math, English, science, social studies, foreign language, elective courses. The UB program will also offer college and career readiness workshops and cultural enrichment field trips.

Summer instructors are responsible for assisting in the development of curriculum, needs assessment, and pre/post-tests. They must develop and maintain lesson plans and evaluations, provide classroom instruction in assigned academic courses, asses student needs and provide tutorials as needed. The tentative dates for instruction are June 7th - July 2nd, 2021.

  • Develops, implements, and lead effective curriculum/units, lessons and classroom activities; Evaluate the objective, materials and format of the classes and effect necessary change
  • Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning; Observe and evaluate student¿s performance and development; Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • Demonstrate a commitment, through mentoring, to assist first generation and economically disadvantaged students develop motivational skills necessary for success in college.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of student contact and maintain confidentiality; Assist in event set-up and clean up throughout UB Summer Residential Component.
  • Organizes class systems/procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning; supports systems/procedures of classroom teachers.
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by Upward policies and procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings and carry out any other duties as assigned by the staff.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Effectively work with students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff.
Required Qualifications
  • B.A. degree in an academic discipline.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with low income/first generation college students
Preferred Qualifications
  • Teacher certification preferred in the following areas: Science (Through Physics), Math (Through Calculus), English, Foreign Language (Spanish & French)
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Special Applicant Instructions

Please submit contact information for three professional references.




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Posted: 3/24/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time