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ACT Prep Teacher, 11th Grade, Part-time, .25FTE - University of MN

Posted on 9/7/2017 9:57:14 AM

Listing expires 10/5/2017

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Position/Title: TRIO UB ACT Prep Instructor

Job code:  319151

Hours: Part-time; Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm; 8-10 hours per week, per class (this includes time to prep for class)

Hourly rate: $15.00 per hour



TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded TRIO program which is an equal educational opportunity college preparatory program for low-income, first generation and high potential high school students. Upward Bound works with students on a long term and intensive basis.  Some services include; academic advising, academic enrichment classes, tutoring, student/parent workshops and advocacy. This is a non-credit position.


Job Description:

TRIO Upward Bound is seeking an educator to instruct one supplemental course for our after school, college preparation program targeting high school age students from Minneapolis. We are looking for an instructor for the following course:

ACT Prep & Career Exploration for 11th grade students. This class meets every Tuesday.  Instructor must be available from 3-6pm in addition to office prep hours.


Required Qualifications:

·         Bachelors degree

·         Experience w/ direct classroom instruction

·         Experience working with diverse, multicultural/multilingual and/or urban high school students (can be outside a classroom setting)

·         Must pass criminal background check

·         Available for the duration of the Minneapolis Public School’s 2017-2018 year calendar


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Experience delivering ACT test preparation and/or general test preparation

·         Experience working w/ English Language Learners (ELL)

·         Experience working with low-income, and/or students who will be the first in their family to attend college (can be outside a classroom setting)

·         Classroom teaching and management experience

·         Experience evaluating student learning and content retention

·         Experience supervising teaching assistants

·         Strong communication skills (written and oral)

·         Willingness and flexibility to fulfill other tasks assigned to further TRIO Upward Bound program goals.

·         Candidates who have overcome and/or experience similar socio-economic backgrounds to the TRIO Upward Bound student population including: low-income, first generation (to go to college) will receive priority consideration.



  • Revise curriculum in high school level ACT Prep and Career Exploration course
  • Follow weekly lesson plans and teach in a classroom on Tuesday evenings at the University of Minnesota during the Minneapolis School District calendar year 

·         Monitor attendance, document student performance and complete student evaluations as required by TRIO Upward Bound

·         Assess student learning and inform professional staff of student academic concerns and areas for improvement

  • Supervise 1-2 undergraduate teaching assistant(s)
  • Attend staff training and occasional staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned



Application instructions:

Please visit: https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs 
Submit Cover Letter, Resume, References and College Transcript.  

Max Hollenback
Academic Services Coordinator  | TRIO UPWARD BOUND

612.625.3021UB MAIN LINE