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Upward Bound Summer Program Instructor

Company: McHenry County College
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleUpward Bound Summer Program InstructorDepartmentUpward BoundFLSA StatusNon-ExemptJob TypeContingent/Seasonal/TemporaryEmployee TypePart TimeHiring RangeCommensurate with experienceWork YearTemporaryTypical Work ScheduleUp to 20 Hours - Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as neededBargaining Unit EligibilityNoWork WeekOtherSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsN/APosition IntroductionThe McHenry County College Trio Upward Bound Program is seeking multiple instructors for a six-week academic summer program. Applicants must possess an understanding of the needs of disadvantaged youth and the creativity to respond to student learning needs with innovative ideas and approaches without compromising course content. Excellent interpersonal skills a must.Position SummaryThe Instructor will provide instruction in the varied subjects e.g., Creative Writing, Lab Science, Biology, Foreign Language, Math, VEX Robotics, STEM or related field that coordinates with high school students from 9th to 11th grades.Reports toDirector of Upward Bound ProgramEssential Functions and Responsibilities* Incorporate laboratory activities* Analyze student needs* Answer student questions and clarify areas of concern* Assist students with homework, projects, class assignments and college applications* Assist staff with college readiness workshops* Perform other related duties as assignedRequired EducationBachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institutionOther Required Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in subject area, Science, STEAM, STEM or related field,* High school teaching experience* One (1) plus years work related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience* Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills, as well as effective organizational and time management skills* Must be comfortable wearing professional dress attire* Be sensitive to the needs of a diverse populations* Have the ability to travel to various summer sites to provide onsite support to assist the Upward Bound staff, if needed* Be able to pass a criminal background test* Be available the first week of June for a week of trainingDesired Qualifications* Valid Illinois Teaching License* TRIO alumni or experience working with TRIO students* Experience working with teenager in a camp setting or a residence hall* Relevant academic background that reflects a commitment to academic excellenceSkills and Specifications* Strong knowledge of academics* Ability to work under pressure* Good judgment skills* Communicates and listens well* Strong interpersonal skills* Adaptive to different academic levels and needs* Open and encouraging, yet appropriately assertive* Punctual and dependable* Takes directions well, but also offers ideas* Works well with other staff members* Positive outlook and demeanor* Available day and/or evening hours* Ability to perform all the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the positionLocationMain CampusPDN-95e24360-107e-4f27-9815-b6b40191e47a

Keywords: McHenry County College, Crystal Lake , Upward Bound Summer Program Instructor, Education / Teaching , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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