Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For full consideration for an interview, applicants will be asked to provide a narrative response to the two questions below. Please keep your responses to 1000 words or less for each question.
Supplemental Screening Questions #1: Please describe your philosophy on science communication.
Supplemental Screening Questions #2: How do you plan on making your teaching curriculum engaging via the virtual delivery model?
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Ability to work Mon-Fri from roughly 8:45am to 4pm as well as irregular hours that include opening day on Tues, July 6th and closing day on Sat, July 31st
This includes any off-hour activities that the cluster you work closest with have scheduled throughout the program (this could include evenings).
Additional evening working hours to help students in study hall may be available.
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this position is: 03-15-2021.
This is an active recruitment. Applicant materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Dept Marketing Statement UC Santa Cruz offers a vibrant community that inspires the intellectual and personal development of all students. The Division of Undergraduate Education supports students and creates a living-learning community where students thrive, belong, and are engaged world citizens. As a member of the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Educational Partnership Center (EPC) provides an array of school-centered and student-centered activities for students, parents, faculty, and community members across the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley/San Jose regions to support students on the college-going pathway. The EPC coordinates new and longstanding student academic preparation efforts of the University of California, Santa Cruz with the goal of increasing access and opportunity to postsecondary education for students across our service area. The EPC provides support to faculty, staff, and outreach groups to work collaboratively with schools, community colleges, and universities to promote educational pathways to success for all students.
This position works with The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) program which is housed within the EPC. COSMOS is a 4-week academic, summer program for students interested in STEM subjects and careers. COSMOS is hosted through 4 different UC campuses across the state of California and is going into its 22nd summer. For more information, check out: https://cosmos.ucsc.edu/.
Involves planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs, activities, counseling, tutoring and advising focused on students' successful graduation from high school and college, and career readiness. Works with students, program alumni, teachers, counselors, school districts, community stakeholders and parents.
Under the general direction of the COSMOS Director, the COSMOS Teacher Fellow is responsible for supporting the academic instructors of the COSMOS program and assist in the development and direction of the program as well as activities in the area of student learning skills assistance. Teacher Fellows also act as the bridge between the academic and community components of the COSMOS program.
Core responsibilities include attending and supporting classroom and lab time; attending, supporting and occasionally coordinating logistics; meeting with students, other instructors and teacher fellows; attending discovery lectures; transferring necessary information regarding students to COSMOS administrative staff; provide training in transferable skills regularly (either daily or several times weekly) to help students understand the cluster curriculum, gain skills in research and presenting and better prepare themselves for higher level science education and careers going forward.
Although this position is typically located on the Main UC Santa Cruz campus, due to COVID-19 health regulations it is expected to be an entirely remote position.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: $30.00/hour
No. of Positions: 11
Benefits Level Eligibility: Core
Schedule Information: Part-time 90% weekly 36-40 hours weekly Mon-Fri, occasional evenings and weekends Day Shift
Employee Classification: Limited Appointment
Job End Date: 07/31/2021
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus; currently remote
Union Representation: None
JOB DUTIES 15% - With guidance from senior educators, uses adopted course of study, program outlines and other materials to support established content and subject matter.
15% - Helps identify students' needs and cooperates with other staff to assess students and help them solve health, attitude and learning problems.
15% - Helps supervise students in and out of classroom activities.
10% - Uses a variety of materials appropriate for students with a wide range of intellectual, physical and emotional maturity.
10% - Models and encourages students to understand and adopt the use of proper social habits.
10% - Communicates with students, parents and staff through a variety of means for education-related purposes, outside the instructional day.
10% - Communicates about STEM subjects in a way that provides the link between the University faculty and staff and the high school students enrolled.
5% - Develops and maintains professional competence through ongoing education.
5% - Participates with senior educator in faculty and other non-classroom meetings, committees and professional development activities.
5% - Helps select appropriate educational supplies, equipment and learning aids, and helps maintain required inventory records.
Bachelor's degree in related area (STEM subject) and / or equivalent experience / training.
Basic knowledge of principles, theories, methods, techniques and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction.
Basic understanding of child growth and development principles and theories.
Basic understanding of behavior modification strategies, techniques and methods, conflict resolution procedures.
Ability to select and utilize appropriate educational support materials, supplies, equipment, technology and learning aids.
Ability to support a comprehensive teaching and instruction program.
Ability to support learning experiences for students from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and with varying mental, social and emotional maturity.
Ability to effectively assess the educational needs of pupils, and design develop and implement individual remediation and educational support plans.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form using grammatically correct language.
Teaching experience in K-12 education through a student teaching internship.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Teaching credential, valid for teaching STEM subject(s).
This is a remote position and selected candidate must have reliable internet.
Ability to work Mondays-Fridays from roughly 8:45am to 4pm as well as irregular hours that include opening day on Tues, July 6th and closing day on Sat, Jul. 31st. This includes any off-hour activities that the cluster you work closest with have scheduled throughout the program (this could include evenings). Additional evening working hours to help students in study hall may be available.
Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years.
Ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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