TRIO Upward Bound Science Instructor (Grant-Funded, Part-Time Temporary)

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time

TRIO Upward Bound Science Instructor (Grant-Funded, Part-Time Temporary)

Pottstown, PA

 

Montgomery County Community College invites applications for the TRIO Upward Bound Science Instructor position.  The Upward Bound Program is seeking creative, energetic, and enthusiastic instructors interested in a fixed-term, summer teaching opportunity at the Pottstown campus. Upward Bound is a college preparatory program designed to motivate and prepare selected high school students for the successful pursuit of a college and career interests.

 

This grant-funded position will develop a non-traditional Science curriculum which includes lab science and basic concepts of high school Biology. The focus of this class is to reinforce skills learned during the past academic year, and to introduce skills to be learned during the coming academic year through various enrichment activities and lessons. Upward Bound summer participants are rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders from diverse backgrounds and cultures with differing academic abilities and learning styles.

 

This grant funded position entails teaching during the 6-week Summer Academy from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Mondays through Thursdays from July 6, 2021 – August 13, 2021 with mandatory orientation, training, and lesson planning. The position also entails teaching on Academic Saturdays, taking place on each Saturday morning from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

 

*This position is open until filled

*This is a temporary grant paid position and is contingent upon grant funding.

**This position requires the PA Child Abuse, PA State Police and FBI Fingerprinting clearances.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. or B.A. with a strong background in science
  • Pennsylvania teacher certification and two years experience teaching science at the high school level or higher
  • Experience in developing a biology curriculum that addresses the individual needs of students and nontraditional methods.
  • Experience in providing educational services to low-income and first-generation college students.

 

Montgomery County Community College offers a comprehensive curriculum of more than 100 degree and certificate programs, a Virtual Campus, a Culinary Arts Institute, a Municipal Police Academy, and specialized workforce development programs, all of which leverage the College’s nationally ranked use of innovative technology. An Achieving the Dream (AtD) Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for more than 19,000 students annually. The College is also recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, and community service and service learning opportunities. Montgomery County Community College has been named as one of the top 60 employers for 2019 in Pennsylvania by Forbes and as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation for four consecutive years by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. Visit mc3.edu or join us on Twitter @mccc.

 

Apply online: For the complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit https://www.mc3.edu/employment-opportunities This position is open until filled.

 

About Montgomery County Community College

For more than 55 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational needs of Montgomery County. The College’s comprehensive curriculum includes more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College’s thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, at the Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, and online through a robust Virtual Campus.

 

As an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to remove barriers to access, improve learning outcomes, and increase completion for all students. The College also is recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, community service and service learning opportunities, and use of classroom technology. For the fourth consecutive year, MCCC has been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. For more information, visit https://www.mc3.edu.

 

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is dedicated to excellence through diversity in education and employment. MCCC, an EEO Employer, provides equal employment and educational opportunities to all who are qualified. In keeping with the College’s diversity initiative, MCCC seeks and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, those who have had multicultural experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.

 

 

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