Suffolk University is delighted to announce a position as the
Seasonal Mathematics Instructor for the Veteran's Upward Bound
Summer Program. Suffolk Universitys Veterans 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 Mathematics: In this course, students will
review basic arithmetic, quantitative reasoning, and algebra
concepts in preparation for the Accuplacer. 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
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 collaborating 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 students.
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 curriculum.
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