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Cultural/Academic Elective Instructor

New Jersey Institute of Technology
United States, New Jersey, Newark
323 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard (Show on map)
June 08, 2024

Title:
Cultural/Academic Elective Instructor

Department:
TRiO

Reports To:
Trio Director - Monique Hutchinson

Position Type:
Grant Funded

Position Summary:
Cultural/Academic Elective Instructor To provide instruction in a variety of cultural or academic elective topics not limited to, but inclusive of the following topics: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Drama, Creative Writing, Current Events, Psychology, Sociology, Debate, Communications, Etiquette, Art, Dance, Chess, Karate, Yoga, Mentoring, etc. Will hire individual candidates for each subject, or a candidate qualified to teach multiple subjects.

Essential Functions:
Ability to plan, organize, develop and conduct a comprehensive instructional program for students enrolled in the Upward Bound Program. Conduct an integrated Elective class on various topics, ranging from but not limited to: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Drama, Creative Writing, Current Events, Psychology, Sociology, Debate, Communications, Etiquette, Art, Dance, Chess, Karate, Yoga, Mentoring, etc., teach students learning strategies, conduct teaching and instructional activities using educational equipment, manipulative objects, props, and other learning aids, prepare and submit a course outline prior to the start of the class, assist with the planning, instruction, and evaluation of tutoring and problem-solving activities, complete paperwork associated with classroom and project management, make recommendations on students' strength and needs, report student learning and behavioral issues to the appropriate staff personnel, and assist with the training and evaluation of Teacher Assistants.

Additional Functions:
Transport students from one class location to another in a timely manner, ensuring proper supervision and safety of students. Must provide 24 hours notice in the event of an absence. Classroom work must be prepared for students and the TA must be prepped by the instructor to deliver work or conduct an activity to students.

Essential Characteristics:
Candidate should posses a high level of integrity, have experience working with minority students populations. Must be organized and assertive.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
Two or more years of teaching experience at the high school or post-secondary level, complete a background clearance check, ability to plan, organize, develop and conduct a comprehensive instructional tutoring program for students enrolled in the Educational Talent Search Program, undergraduate or graduate degree in designated discipline, experience working with minority and disadvantaged students at the middle school, high school or post-secondary level.

Bargaining Unit:
Non-Aligned

FLSA:
Non-Exempt
Part-Time

Special Instructions to Applicants:
A police background check must be completed.

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