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Science Instructor (Summer Position - 6/28/21 - 8/7/21)

Company: American Student Assistance
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Program Manager, The Brockton Upward Bound Program seeks an educator to instruct a supplemental course for our six week summer college preparation program, targeting high school age students from Brockton High School. The instructor will be responsible for implementing a dynamic and empowering six week course at Stonehill College. Course content should be fun and exciting allowing students to be engaged in project-based learning, teamwork and incorporate a multicultural perspective. The coursework and classroom environment must encourage and reward, reflection, revision and improvement. We are looking for an instructor in the following courses:

  • Science: (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (e.g., in order to be considered to perform this position, the person must be able to perform essential duties and responsibilities listed below):

Enforces and abide by Upward Bound rules and regulations.

Prepares lessons and course syllabus.

Participates in orientation, weekly staff meetings and Parent Day (closing ceremony).

Develops and supports a rigorous course of study.

Conducts diagnostic exams at the beginning, middle and end of the summer program.

Assigns homework and/or class projects daily.

Records student attendance, behavior and grades.

Completes mid-term and final evaluation of student progress.

It is the responsibility of each associate at ASA to keep current with and apply all relevant company policies, regulations and laws impacting his/her area. This includes following standard operating procedures and complying with data privacy. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function listed above satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made in certain circumstances to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience:

  • Experience with teaching, tutoring and/or student services.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience working with target youth.
  • Knowledge of programs serving underrepresented students and an ability to work with disadvantaged students.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.


  • Ability to work independently with diverse groups.
  • Familiarity and comfort with subject area.
  • Ability to assist others in understanding concepts.
  • Strong ability to work as a team with multiple stakeholders including school administrators, teachers, students, and parents, and colleagues.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with target population.
  • Demonstrated teaching philosophy and methods that encourage student-centered learning.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and maturity.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Publisher.

This position is paid by Stipend. The position start and end date is 6/28/21 - 8/7/21. Please send resume to: Lecia L. Sligh via email or feel free to call 508-586-3155 for further information.

Keywords: American Student Assistance, Brockton , Science Instructor (Summer Position - 6/28/21 - 8/7/21), Other , Brockton, Massachusetts

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