Upward Bound Math Science Reading/Writing Instructor (TEMPORARY)

Upward Bound Math Science Reading/Writing Instructor (TEMPORARY)

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Posted Job Title
Upward Bound Math Science Reading/Writing Instructor (TEMPORARY)

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Upward Bound Math Science Reading/Writing Instructor will construct lesson plans to meet the objectives of the course and teach 9th-12th grade students.

Job Description

Specific Duties:

  • Instruct Reading Comprehension/Writing Composition in person on Penn campus

  • Construct lesson plans for a course that supports respective PSD curriculum and organize instruction in ways that maximize UBMS participant learning and engagement

  • Help maintain compliance with DOE UBMS program core component delivery mandates related to instruction component delivery and the quality of education

  • Ensure that UBMS participant database is fully updated and accurate with data including, but not limited to, student attendance, assignment completion, and grade record information

  • Responsible for building out and maintaining chosen learning management system and other Penn UBMS electronic content delivery and assessment platforms including course shells, master templates including syllabi, exams, banks, discussions, assignments, assessments, and grade books

  • Communicate to UBMS senior staff requirements for ancillary electronic textbooks, handouts, supplies, equipment, and other items needed to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement

    Qualifications & Essential Skills:

  • Familiarity of the Philadelphia School District curriculum

  • Experience teaching and/or working with Philadelphia high school students

  • Ability to provide rich, interactive, mission-aligned content and creative pedagogy

  • Strong interest in working with a program that serves the academic needs of low-income and future first- generation college students


    Job Location - City, State
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Department / School
    Provost Interdisciplinary Programs

    Pay Range
    $7.25 - $155.75

    Affirmative Action Statement
    Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

    Special Requirements
    Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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