Summer Instructors: Upward Bound Programs (NACEE-UB), which includes Upward Bound/Upward Bound Jackson/Upward Bound Math and Science (UB/UBJ/UBMS), is seeking Instructors for the 2019 Summer STEM Academy, which will be held June 3 – July 12 on the University of Alabama – Huntsville campus.
Responsibilities include: teaching six weeks of specific content area instruction to promising high school students from low-income, first-generation, diverse backgrounds. Instructors are encouraged to use inquiry-based teaching methods, field trips, hands-on activities, and other creative means to support their lessons. An interest in incorporating a Social Justice theme into curriculum is highly desired. Instructors are needed in the following content areas: English, Critical Reading and Writing, Math – including Algebra 2, Trig/Pre-Calc, Calculus; Science with a Lab, including variations on Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Physics, Coding; and College Prep – for HS Seniors, HS Juniors, and HS Sophomores.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with relevant teaching experience or be a current UAH/AAMU student majoring in Education who has successfully completed 91 credits of collegiate instruction.
Applicants should possess excellent written/oral communication skills and must be committed to helping underrepresented students realize their potential. Familiarity with Upward Bound Programs and/or TRIO program affiliation is highly desired, but not required. If interested, please submit a résumé, a cover letter clearly indicating the class(es) you prefer to teach, and a sample lesson plan attached to your cover letter. Review of materials will begin after March 25th.
UB/UBJ/UBMS is a federally funded program that prepares low-income, first generation high school students for future success in college. The UB/UBJ/UBMS Summer STEM/STEMA Academy will hosts 75-120 students at the University of Alabama – Huntsville (UAH) campus during a six-week residential/nonresidential camp that offers a taste of college life as well as assistance with academic courses. For more information about Upward Bound Programs, please visit our website nacee.net