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TRIO Instructor St. Lucie County Upward Bound

Company: Indian River State College
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY: Under minimal direction, the Upward Bound Instructor will be responsible for designing, planning, and delivering educational programs to high school students from underprivileged backgrounds. Fosters a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student participation, active engagement and a commitment to helping students achieve academic success. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Develops and implements engaging and interactive lesson plans in various subjects, including mathematics, science, English, and social studies.
  • Provides individualized tutoring and academic support to students to enhance their understanding and performance in core subjects.
  • Monitors and assesses student progress regularly, provides constructive feedback to students and their parents or guardians.
  • Collaborates with other instructors and staff members to coordinate educational activities, workshops, and field trips.
  • Mentors and guides students in setting academic goals and developing effective study skills.
  • Assists students in preparing for standardized tests, including ACT and SAT, by offering test-taking strategies and practice sessions.
  • Provides guidance and support to students in the college application process, including researching colleges, writing personal statements, and applying for scholarships and financial aid.
  • Maintains accurate records of student attendance, academic performance, and program activities.
  • Completes all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Education, Mathematics, Science, English, or a related discipline. Master's degree preferred.
    • Minimum Three (3) years previous experience in teaching or tutoring, preferably with high school students from diverse backgrounds.
    • Knowledge of curriculum development and instructional strategies tailored to meet the needs of disadvantaged youth.
    • Familiarity with college admissions processes, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, patient and the ability to establish rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
    • Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail and a passion for teaching.
    • adaptability to meet the diverse needs of our students
    • Ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
    • Proficiency in using educational technology and online learning platforms.
    • Commitment to promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • The ability to stand, sit, and move around for extended periods.
      • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and classroom equipment.
      • Ability to lift and carry educational materials and supplies, up to 25 pounds. This description is intended to indicate typical kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring every specific duty and responsibility of the particular position. This job description is not intended to be a contract for employment, and the employer reserves the right to make any necessary revisions to the job description at any time without notice. Classification Staff Supervisory No FLSA Exempt No Employment Type Temporary (Fixed Term) Compensation and Application Deadline The hourly rate for this position starts at $20.25/hr - Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience and education - Grant Funded -Open until filled -

Keywords: Indian River State College, Fort Pierce , TRIO Instructor St. Lucie County Upward Bound, Education / Teaching , Fort Pierce, Florida

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