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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Upward Bound Virtual Summer Foreign Language Instructor in Iowa City, Iowa

Upward Bound Virtual Summer Foreign Language InstructorPosting ID123442DepartmentCenter for Diversity and Enrichment/Office of the ProvostJobcodeTemp Professional EmployeeWorking TitleUpward Bound Virtual Summer Foreign Language InstructorDetailsThe University of Iowa TRIO Upward Bound Project is seeking a Virtual Summer Foreign Language Instructor to rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students in the Upward Bound Program. Duties include but not limited to:Create an engaging grade-level appropriate foreign language course curriculum and syllabus for each course taught. Courses should include career exploration in fields related to foreign language.Effectively implement virtual curriculum developed for each course, utilizing a variety of teaching techniques, including cooperative learning approaches, interactive labs and computer interactive technologiesUpdate student grades by Friday each weekSee contact below for full job description.SALARY INFO:$24-$32 per hour as commensurateCourses will be taught in a weekly format (Monday - Friday) over the course of two weeks. Each class period will last three (3) hours (two hours of class time followed by one hour of "office hours"). Instructors may apply to reach multiple courses.Instructors can expect to earn 70 total hours over the duration of the summer program. Thirty (30) hours will be spent in-class with students and the remaining hours will be earned through attendance at orientations/trainings and through planning for classroom instructionAttendance at the training/special event dates listed below is required.REQUIRED EVENTS CALENDAR:May 31stFinal Curriculum and Supply List Due Via EmailJune 4thInstructional Staff OrientationJune 9th or 10thAll Staff TrainingJune 11thOpening CeremonyJune 14th - July 23rdClassroom Teaching and Weekly Staff MeetingsJuly 23rdClosing CeremonyRequired: Bachelor's degreeAbility to employ a variety of teaching strategies, including cooperative learningAbility to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands and prioritiesDesired: Current certification to teach foreign languages at the secondary levelExperience teaching foreign languages to high school studentsAbility to teach the reasoning processes involved in foreign language acquisitionExperience incorporating computer technology into teaching and learningExperience working with students from low-income backgrounds, multiethnic backgrounds, and/or who are potential first-generation college graduatesAppropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background checks and credential checks) will be conducted.ContactJESSE KIRACOFEPhone: 319-335-6708Email: jesse-kiracofe@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsContinuous recruitment: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applications will no longer be accepted after May 31st, 2021.Applicants may apply online at\_6zYPNib9shBp1pc or obtain a paper version of the application by calling or emailing Upward Bound at the below contact information.A virtual interview will be required. If you have questions, call Upward Bound at (319) 335-6708 or email jesse-kiracofe@uiowa.eduAd Start Date03/03/2021Ad End Date05/31/2021The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.