- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, April 30, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Education or subject area
- At least one (1) year of teaching experience at the high school level
- Knowledge of best practices in teaching
- Ability to develop and deliver engaging lesson plans to high school students preparing for college
- Or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
- Master’s degree
- North Carolina teaching certification for age level and subject area
- Experience working with low-income and first-generation students in an educational setting
- Personal experience overcoming academic, cultural, financial, or other obstacles similar to those faced by low-income or first-generation students participating in the Upward Bound programs
At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.
Central Carolina Community College’s Upward Bound programs serve approximately 180 low-income, future first-generation high school students from Harnett and Lee County Schools with the goal of increasing the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. Services provided by Upward Bound include: tutoring; college tours; SAT/ACT preparation and fee waivers; career exploration; summer residential programs at NC State University; a summer internship program; assistance completing college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications; and the opportunity to take free college courses. Services are provided approximately once a month on Saturdays during the school year, and for six weeks during the summer. Once enrolled, students stay in the program until high school graduation. The program is offered at no cost to participants.
Central Carolina Community College is home to six (6) U.S. Department of Education federally-funded TRiO Programs, including Student Support Services, Student Support Services - STEM & Health Sciences, Upward Bound-Harnett County, Upward Bound-Lee County, Upward Bound Math & Science, and Veterans Upward Bound.
Summer Instructors in Upward Bound’s non-residential summer program design and facilitate engaging lesson plans for rising 10th grade Upward Bound students, and teach, motivate, and encourage students while ensuring that foundational academic skills are in place for their future success. Academic Instructors are responsible for development of curriculum, providing engaging classroom instruction in assigned subject area, evaluating student progress, and meeting regularly with permanent staff. Upward Bound’s non-residential program is held on CCCC’s Sanford Main Campus.
Summer Instructor hours are 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Monday through Thursday, and the program runs from June 21 to August 1.
Upward Bound is currently seeking a Non-Residential Summer Instructor in English/Composition and a math instructor to teach math II and III.
Summer instructors will be paid $2,000 for the summer.
Diversity Policy: Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.
- Prepare a syllabus, curriculum, activities/assignments, and assessments for subject area.
- Prepare for and meet classes as assigned and maintain a safe learning environment.
- Demonstrate concern for academic growth of all students by employing best practice strategies.
- Evaluate and document student progress, and communicate successes and concerns to Upward Bound permanent staff.
- Request and assist in maintaining department equipment, supplies, and materials.
- Participate in scheduled meetings with permanent staff and any relevant Upward Bound activities.
- Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor.
- Follow policies and procedures as stated in the Upward Bound handbook.
- Submit documentation as requested by the Upward Bound program in a timely fashion.
- Encourage and support Upward Bound activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies.