Summer Ceramics Educator

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Summer Ceramics Educator
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06335

Geffen Academy educators approach teaching as an intellectual profession of the highest order, one in which knowledge is not only transmitted but is created. Geffen Academy educators possess a sophisticated and reflective understanding of their discipline and a record of achievement. This achievement demonstrates their ability to utilize and to contribute to the robust connections we have with UCLA, a world-class research institution. Educators' innovation is guided by our school's mission to prioritize proven educational practices while also recognizing that teaching is a complex endeavor that defies rigid codification. We are committed to a humane working environment and we also recognize that teaching goes beyond the life of the mind. Geffen Academy educators seek to create trusting and caring relationships with their students and with their larger community.

Under the direction of the Summer School Program Director at Geffen Academy at UCLA, the Educator will create this course of study, prepare materials, and deliver an excellent summer Ceramics enrichment course for the Geffen Academy's secondary school students. The Educator will teach one section of students, grades 6-11. The course will be up to four (4) hours long, over a three (3) week period.The courses will be taught in-person on Geffen Academy's campus. Educators should be prepared to also teach students who may be attending the class remotely via Zoom. For a list of Geffen Academy's COVID-19safety precautions, please look at the link below.

Job Duties:
Consistent with the department's goals participate in the design and development of curricula that develops a creative and innovative mindset and joy in the Geffen Academy's students.
Build a creative program for secondary school students in areas such as, but not limited to: creative thinking, meta cognition, 3Dart, and ceramics.
Support students in a dynamic process of project planning and execution of created curriculum, including hands-on opportunities for students to express themselves through multiple mediums and modalities.
Consistent with department leadership's direction, collaborate with other faculty in creation of an Academy program that meets the need and interests of the Academy's students.
Communicate information about student progress to relevant student services colleagues, including but not limited to Summer School Director, Dean of Students, academic advising and college guidance staff, Registrar, counselor, and athletic team coaches
Supervise lunch transition (~30 minutes) to the afternoon course.
This list of duties is not exhaustive.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,





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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time