Instructors will be teaching classes in composition, literature and reading, mathematics, laboratory science, and foreign language. All instructors are responsible to the Director for their performance as staff members. Their responsibilities extend to the advisement of students, skill instruction, and related curricular activities, orientation, training, and supervision of student tutor/counselors and committee, laboratory, and workshop sessions; creative and extra-curricular activities as these are indicated in the overall Upward Bound Program. They will participate cooperatively with other members of the Special Programs staff in the selection of evaluative instruments and procedures, as well as the establishment of controls. Instructors will also administer pre and post-assessments to participants in order to determine areas for improvement and to track growth (or mastery); record and track the progress of each participant using an online grading system; utilize GradPoint when delivering instruction and use the program to strengthen areas for improvement and utilize research-proven strategies to deliver instruction. The positions are part-time for the (AY and SY).
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in math, english, science, computer science, or education Must hold a current teaching certificate Must be familiar with the needs of low-income students Must have effective interpersonal skills
Preference given to applicants who have at least one year of teaching experience
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Temporary assignments cannot exceed 11 consecutive months without a full 31-day break from employment. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.