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TRiO High School Upward Foreign Language/Culture Instructor

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MPORTANT: 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. Please note that copies of transcripts are requested of all first time applicants. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts at the time of application please contact the department at 303-556-2812

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00242
Position Title TRiO High School Upward Foreign Language/Culture Instructor
Position Number UBLPT1
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 Departmental Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of foreign language and culture for the TRiO High School Upward Bound (HSUB) Program starting for the Fall 2015 semester. HSUB 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 specified foreign language language and culture to pre-enrolled Program participants. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on current grant funding.

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.

An Affiliate faculty member’s duties also include: meeting assigned classes and 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.

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

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Current secondary teaching certification in respective subject area/specific language, and 1 year related experience teaching at the post-secondary education level.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 3 years documented teaching experience. Experience working or teaching in a TRiO Program, or related experience, with economically and academically disadvantaged youth.

Posting date 06/10/2015
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

MPORTANT: 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.

Please note that copies of transcripts are requested of all first time applicants. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts at the time of application please contact the department at 303-556-2812

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. References
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

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