Teacher,Pre-College Programs - req# 10420
|Working Title||Teacher,Pre-College Programs|
The TRIO Upward Bound at UNM-Gallup provides academic support services to first-generation and low-income high school students enrolled in partner schools within the Gallup-McKinley County School District. The TRIO Upward Bound program consists of a 6-week summer program in addition to academic year services to prepare selected high school students for post-secondary curriculum by focusing on academic success and academic preparation. The overall goal of TRIO Upward Bound is to promote high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment.
Our program is in search of an enthusiastic candidate who is passionate about expanding educational access and opportunities to fill the position of Teacher, Pre-College Program. Upward Bound Teachers also serve as Outreach Advisors and are essential to the success of the program in preparing students for post-secondary education.
Reporting directly to the Upward Bound Director, the successful candidate will:
Upward Bound personnel will work collaboratively with students, parents/guardians, faculty, staff and community partners to ensure student success and program objectives; program services and activities may require flexible schedules, including evenings and weekends. This is a term appointment through August 31, 2020 with continued employment contingent on funding. The UNM-Gallup Upward Bound program is approved through August 31, 2020 with funding awarded annually.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Additional Requirements||Official transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||08/31/2020|
|Pay||$2,596.53 To $3,894.80|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||9/10/2019|
|Application Instructions||A complete application packet includes a completed UNM Jobs application, a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae. Attach a writing sample (no more than two pages) describing your teaching philosophy and how it relates to working with traditionally underrepresented student populations, specifically students from first-generation and/or low-income backgrounds.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
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