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Appointment: Temporary, full-time position to begin in June 2019 and end on July 26, 2019, depending on continued university need. Type schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Responsibilities: Access Programs' Summer Academic Challenge (SAC) is a five-week STEM enrichment program serving low income, first generation, and student of color primarily from Tacoma Public Schools and Pierce County. Students arrive on June 26, 2019, and finish the program on July 26, 2019. Classes are held on the University of Puget Sound's campus. Teachers must have experience and enjoy teaching in collaborative student-centered learning environments. Ideal candidates are knowledgeable in STEM, enthusiastic, and innovative. We will hire three teachers to work with three different grade levels 7 and 8th, 9th and 10th, and 11th and 12th. All curriculum materials and resources provided, including, lunch and transportation for field trips.
Possess certification in Science, Technology, Engineer, or Math (STEM)
Has experience teaching youth, and or other relevant teaching experience
Is committed to working with racially, ethnically, LGBTQIA+, diverse students
Has experience in Project Based/Collaborative Learning teaching
Can design hands-on, engaging lesson plans using the STEM Curriculum
Oversees 2-3 student staff members
Has a valid driver's license with a safe driving record
Ability to successfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community
Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.
This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This position is not eligible for benefits.
Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials by April 15, 2019 to ensure consideration.
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All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment. Diversity Statement:
We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/ The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.
About Puget Sound Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nations most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit 'About Puget Sound' (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA
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Puget Sound is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Tacoma, Washington. Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, and community members. Puget Sound offers a four-year curriculum in the liberal arts tradition with more than 50 traditional and interdisciplinary programs as well as selected graduate programs that build effectively on a liberal arts foundation.
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