Adjunct Instructor - TRIO Upward Bound (Summer Program)

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Job Title

Adjunct Instructor - TRIO Upward Bound (Summer Program)

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Position Type


Position Status

Part Time

Grant Funded


Grant Funding Source

Department of Education


Adjunct Faculty

Class Code


Pay Rate

Commensurate with education.


DT VC Student Success & DT VC Academic Affairs

Job Summary

Conducts instruction on a variety of workforce topics to assist both job seekers and business customers in their attainment of workforce training to meet industry needs. Develops and prepares course materials and outlines, instructional procedures, study materials and handouts. Creates curriculum and materials to provide contextualized instruction to meet these needs or identifies sources for such material and works to secure it.

Positions are available in multiple teaching areas including: English, Foreign Language, Math, Science; Art, Audio Visual Technology, Business, Dance, Debate, Graphic Arts, Music, Physical Education, Theater Arts, Coding, Robotics, and any STEM related classes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening, and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
• Prepares and delivers instruction to students
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
• Delivers competency-based training in traditional and hybrid modalities
• Maintains student attendance records
• Evaluates student performance and learning
• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as business locations
• Serves as a community resource person and represents the college to outside groups when requested
• Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
• Advises students on careers based on assessments and makes appropriate referrals to college training programs
• Provides timely, quality access to students through electronic communication, or other appropriate method
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s degree or higher*
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Teaching certification
• Teaching experience at the high school level

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly a strong ability to communicate with individuals from various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff and community partners


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Instructors are needed for the Upward Bound Summer Program. Upward Bound is a pre-college program, which is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of post-secondary education.

This is a six-week component. Instructors must be available to teach Monday-Thursday, June 28-July 30, 2021.

Positions are available in multiple teaching areas including English, Foreign Language, Math, Science; Art, Audio-Visual Technology, Business, Dance, Debate, Graphic Arts, Music, Physical Education, Theater Arts, Coding, Robotics, and any STEM -related classes.




Erika Alonso

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License
  3. Teaching Philosophy

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