Upward Bound Spanish Instructor

University Of California Davis , CA 95616

Posted 3 months ago

Under general supervision, provide participants from culturally diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds with academic skills and enrichment in a 6-week Summer Program; develop academic curriculum for classroom instruction in the subject area of Spanish specifically for high school students; provide tutorial assistance; conduct pre- and post-testing; provide written evaluation of student's programs; maintain academic records; and participate in Upward Bound's extracurricular activities. May be required to provide instruction in an elective course.

Physical Demands:

Lift supplies/printed materials weighing up to 30 lbs.

May climb flights of stairs in residence halls for tutoring sessions.

Work Environment:

Mandatory attendance at various evening trainings prior to start of summer program.

Work occasional evenings/nights.

Participate in required preventative medical and medical monitoring programs which will include TB screening.

Possession of a valid CA driver's license may be required.

Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.



Minimum Qualifications:

A valid CA multi-subject or single subject teaching credential or a Master's degree at the start of employment or currently enrolled credential program or Master's program.

Experience teaching high school students in the areas of Spanish (literature, composition, critical reading and grammar).

Experience developing academic curricula and interactive classroom instruction specifically for high school students.

Skills to evaluate students' needs and progress.

Skills to establish and maintain supportive relationships with multi-ethnic participants from culturally diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Skills to establish, develop, and maintain supportive working relationships with all staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and/or experience with TRIO programs.

Knowledge of and/or experience with Common Core State Standards.

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