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TRiO High School Upward Bound English Instructor

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IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. If you have not previously worked for the department in this position you will need to attach all of the requested documentation. If you have previously worked for the department in this position you will only need to attach a revised CV.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00267
Position Title TRiO High School Upward Bound English Instructor
Position Number UBEPT1
Salary for Announcement

Salary is based on an established hourly rate and is contingent upon federal grant funding.

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department TRIO Student Support Services
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of English for High School Upward Bound (HSUB)Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered beginning Spring 2016. Instructors are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per clock hour basis and a semester-by-semester basis. High School Upward Bound Instructors provide supplemental instruction in the areas of composition, creative writing, grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension to pre-enrolled Program participants.

Duties/Responsibilities

Follow Colorado standards-based academic guidelines. Teach specific subject matter to a diverse student population. Help program participants develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understandings. Provide direct instruction to program participants at the strategic level of intervention in order to supplement core instruction. Provide explicit and systematic instruction to improve students’ specific skills, strategies, and concept development. Work with students of diverse backgrounds who struggle with academic and motivation issues. Employ classroom and behavior management skills.

Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with University, School, and Department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with Department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with University-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

This program is funded through a renewable federal grant.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and current secondary teaching certification in respective subject area, or related experience on the post-secondary education level.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 3 years documented experience working with economically and academically disadvantaged youth.

Posting date 07/16/2015
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

If you have not previously worked for the department in this position you will need to attach all of the requested documentation.

If you have previously worked for the department in this position you will only need to attach a revised CV.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. References

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