Suffolk University is delighted to announce a position as the
Seasonal Reading and Writing Instructor for the Veteran's Upward
Bound Summer Program. The SuffolkVeterans Upward Bound Summer
Program consists of a ten-week intensive educational session
offered to Veterans who are preparing for transition into
post-secondary education. The goal of the program is to assist
these students in achieving positive college outcomes through
academic tutoring, test prep, and concentrated academic classes.
Summer Instructors are responsible for teaching during the Veterans
Upward Bounds summer component. The goal of curriculum design is to
be responsive to DOE curriculum requirements for the coming
Accuplacer Reading & Writing: In this course,
students will learn and apply the reading comprehension and writing
skills critical to academic success in postsecondary education. The
goal of curriculum design is to be responsive to DOE curriculum
requirements for the coming academic year. The curriculum will
parallel content on the Accuplacer exam to ensure that students are
testing at a college level upon completion.
Veterans Upward Bound Summer Terms:
Summer Program Instruction Dates: Monday, June 6th Sunday,
*Course meeting times TBD
% of Time Responsibility
- 15%. Develop curriculum according to Veterans Upward
Bound program guidelines for an assigned class. Design class with
subject matter that reflects current pre-college (12th grade)
content as specified in MA Department of Education (DOE) curriculum
frameworks and to meet learning outcomes.
- 65%. Facilitate a course with a cohort of a
diverse population of students and respond in an appropriate manner
to behavior and student concerns as well as collaborate with
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) staff.
- 15%. Respect Veterans Upward Bound summer
policies and procedures: possessing a thorough understanding of the
VUB Programs overall goals and assisting with a program of study
that will promote success and generate confidence for
- 5%. Develop and administer pre and post-testing
to students at the beginning and end of the summer program. Prepare
and submit weekly assignments that support the subject matter.
Tracking attendance and tutoring for all students and providing
that information to VUB Directors. Submit progress reports on each
students performance on a weekly basis or as necessary.
- B.A. or B.S. degree in the relevant field. Masters degree
- A teaching philosophy that embraces the belief that all
students can succeed given the appropriate environment and
- Demonstrated ability to effectively develop a curriculum that
is engaging and relevant.
- Instructors must be committed to Veteran Upward Bounds goals
and objectives and exhibit qualities necessary for working with
students and parents.
- Must be highly motivated, energetic, and engaging.
- Experience working with a diverse population of students is