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Thursday, June 28


Position Summary UNM Gallup's newly grant funded TRIO Upward Bound (UB) program provides academic support services to first-generation and low-income high school students enrolled in the Gallup McKinley County School District. The TRIO Upward Bound program consists of a 6-week summer program in addition to academic year services to prepare selected high school students for post-secondary curriculum by focusing on academic success and academic preparation. The overall goal of TRIO Upward Bound is to promote high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment. UNM Gallup is in search of two (2) enthusiastic individuals to fill the Teacher, Pre-College Program(UB Teachers) positions which are essential to the success of the program to prepare students for post-secondary education. The positions will report to the Student Program Specialist for the TRIO Upward Bound program. The UB Teachers will develop lesson plans, implement, and evaluate curriculum designed to enhance and supplement required secondary completion outcomes; assist in program recruitment and retention; provide classroom instruction; work with others to present on specific topics or concepts; implement success initiatives through advising, coaching and supporting students through one-on-one and group sessions which may involve developing content and facilitating sessions on non-academic areas of financial and economic literacy, identifying learning styles, techniques to support study habits, scholarship letter writing, etc.; participating in program activities outside of the traditional learning environment for such activities as transfer and enrichment trips, etc.; conduct needs assessments, oversee academic monitoring initiatives, and create an environment for growth and development; assists in the implementation of project specific services, planning and assessment efforts; coordinate academic component of developing curriculum, teaching and supervising tutors and support staff. UB Teachers will work collaboratively with students, parents/guardians, faculty, staff and community partners to ensure student success and program objectives; program services and activities may require flexible schedules, including evening and weekends. See the Position Description for additional information.Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or related field. • Relevant experience to include: advising, instructing, mentoring and tutoring students. • Experience working with TRIO programs. • Possession or ability to obtain a valid teaching license in secondary education. • Demonstrated success in working with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. • Demonstrated success in developing, promoting, and implementing education programs, including presentations, workshops, and activities. • This position will require a pre-employment criminal background check. Future and/or continued employment in the position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check, which is one that does not include any disqualifying findings. • Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.$2,596.53 - $3,894.80 MonthlyA complete application will consist of the online application (complete all fields), a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae. A writing sample (no more than two pages) describing your teaching philosophy and how it relates to working with traditionally underrepresented student populations, specifically students from first-generation and/or low-income backgrounds.