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Elective Instructor- Upward Bound Math & Sci Prog

Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Baltimore City Community CollegeAbout Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore and courses are offered throughout the City. With its broad range of degree, certificate, and continuing education programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves over 7,500* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that over 50 nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on the annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2023.
Requisition Number: 2024-076
Posting Start Date: 6/10/2024
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Elective Instructor- Upward Bound Math & Sci ProgDescription/Job Summary

Upward Bound Math and Science Program (UBMS) is a federally funded grant program that serves first-generation, underserved high school students. This pre-college program was developed to strengthen the math and science skills of high-school students to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The UBMS Elective Course Instructors are expected to teach one section of an elective subject/course (such as media art, creative writing, art therapy, physical education, study skills, financial literacy, career development/exploration, etc.) The Elective Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing instructional activities that promote student learning in elective subjects. The teacher will create a positive learning environment, facilitate engaging and hands-on lessons, and support student's personal and academic growth.


Essential Responsibilities:

The Upward Bound Math and Science Elective Course Instructors are responsible for assisting students in developing academic and social skills needed to be successful in high school, college, personally, and professionally. Elective Course Instructors are responsible for:

  • Capable of strategizing and executing activities with optimal efficiency and impact.
  • Create a focused environment of fairness and respect that encourages students to take risks and strive to reach goals.
  • Communicate and enforce high expectations and standards for behavior and academic performance aligned with the BCCC Upward Bound Math and Science Program standards to create a strong culture of achievement and respect.
  • Experience with the prescribed curriculum that is student-centered and project based.
  • Communicate regularly with Upward Bound staff about classroom needs, student performance, etc.
  • Experience using teaching methods to address student learning styles.
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of current technology.
  • Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for improvement.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment to learn.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with participants, staff, and community stakeholders.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of student attendance and daily progress throughout the creation of the final project.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing with students, parents, and others.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least two years of teaching experience in a Specialty (Elective) or a closely related field.
  • Proficient in creating engaging, hands-on projects tailored for youth that foster innovation and creativity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in the Elective area or related field.
  • Experience in serving diverse populations.
  • Three or more years of Teaching experience in the Elective area.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410-209-6007.

For more information, view the EEO - Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

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Working at Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.
Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year we educate more than 15,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

BCCC is a State-sponsored, comprehensive, degree-granting community college with five learning sites in Baltimore City. We offer 29 associate degree programs and 16 certifications in high-demand fields, affordable tuition and flexible classes scheduled to meet students’ needs.

Baltimore City Community College provides quality, affordable, and accessible education meeting the professional and personal goals of a diverse population, changing lives, and building communities.

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