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AusPrEP Instructor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title AusPrEP Instructor
Essential Duties

Austin PREP is an academically intense, mathematics-based, summer enrichment program, designed to develop abstract reasoning and problem solving skills. PREP identifies achieving middle and high school students with the potential to become scientists or engineers, and reinforces them in pursuit of these fields.

The program is presented over the course of three summers. If funding permits, PREP expects to serve 200 students for PREP 2016. It will be located on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University and will operate from June 13 to July 28, 2016. The program will include coursework, team projects, class presentations, field trips, special events, and examinations. Summer staff is scheduled to begin employment on June 13, 2016 for staff orientation, training, and program preparation.

The academic components of PREP include:

• Year 1 PREP- Logic and its application to Mathematics, Introduction to Engineering, Writing 1

• Year 2 PREP- Introduction to Physics, Algebraic Structures, Writing 2

• Year 3 PREP- Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Technical Writing, Introduction to Computer Science

• Pre-Algebra Institute- Pre-Algebra

• All Years- Topics in Problem Solving (Instructors), Research and Study (Program Assistants), Career Awareness Seminars (Guests)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR:

Program Instructors will formally teach one or more of the academic components of the program.

• Attend staff meetings and/or planning sessions as scheduled

• Formulate lesson plans from a set of PREP curriculum (provided on first day), and in accordance with PREP objectives and philosophy

• Prepare quizzes, tests, final examinations and other instructions

• Determine grades for students enrolled in their classes

• Be available for one-to-one tutoring before and after classes, as needed or requested

• Assist with PREP special activities related to the academic components of the program

• Work with Program Assistant Mentors daily to develop and coordinate lesson plans and educational support activities for effective instruction

• Assist in the development of student study skills

• Perform other duties as assigned by Site Directors or Program Coordinators

• Instructional Concepts to be covered for all classes will be provided to the teaching staff

Required Qualifications

• Commitment and interest in assisting middle and high school students in their academic and personal growth.

• Completion of at least a Bachelor’s Degree.

• At least 1 year of teaching experience

• Willingness to support universities Vision and Mission

Salary
Position Type Adjunct
Employment Type Part-Time
Position Duration
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Posting Information

Posting Number 2014114
Number of Vacancies
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3
  6. Letter of Recommendation 1
  7. Letter of Recommendation 2
  8. Letter of Recommendation 3
  9. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  10. Unofficial Transcripts 3