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April 4, 2024 in

Upward Bound

Location200 I ST NE, Miami, OK
Job StatusPart-time Temporary
FLSA StatusExempt
Reports ToDirector of Upward Bound
Amount of TravelNone
Work ScheduleSee below
Position SupervisedNone

Job Description

Job Type: Part-Time/Temporary on campus position

Department: Upward Bound

Temporary position for the following dates:

  • Upward Bound Summer Academy begins Monday, June 3rd  -Thursday, June 27th      
  • The Upward Bound Summer Academy teaching schedule will be as follows:
    • Monday June 3rd – Thursday, June 6th
    • Monday, June 10th – Thursday, June 13th
    • Monday June 17th, -Thursday, June 20th
    • Monday June 24th, Thursday, June 27th

Annual Salary:

$500 per course/section taught; DOE


Upward Bound is a program designed to encourage high school students to develop the academic skills and motivation necessary for success in post-secondary education. The participating Upward Bound students will live on campus during the five week program and attend intensive academic courses and personal developmental activities.


Qualifications and Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in the discipline being taught, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Must be a certified teacher K-12 or an experienced college faculty member.
  • Demonstrates experience as a leader and working as a member of a team
  • Demonstrates ability to develop an engaging curriculum, lesson plans, and deliver content in exciting and multidisciplinary manner; use of technology encouraged
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Previous experience working with high school students preferred
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to needs of economically/educationally disadvantaged youth
  • Preference to individuals who have backgrounds similar to the target population
  • Must be able to work effectively with learners who need encouragement and positive reinforcement.

Job Duties:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop a course syllabus and submit to the Upward Bound Academic Coordinator two weeks prior to the Summer Academy
  • Prepare and administer assignments based on subject content to be covered
  • Assess each student’s academic need and progress
  • Provide regular student evaluations
  • Attend In-Service and all staff meetings
  • Incorporate interactive classroom demonstrations through visual aids and other activities
  • Provide an engaging educational experience for high school students
  • Incorporate STEM and ACT prep into curriculum

Other duties as assigned by the Upward Bound Director and/or Academic Coordinator

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