Elgin Community College English Instructor (Upward Bound) in Elgin, Illinois


Upward Bound instructors have the responsibility to develop curriculum in their area of expertise that will provide instruction as well as enrichment experiences for participants. Instructors are expected to provide a positive learning environment, serve as positive role models, and be supportive of the Upward Bound objectives. The instructors report to the Assistant Director/Academic Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities

1) Develop course syllabus

2) Develop course curriculum

3) Provide instruction as assigned

4) Evaluate each participant's performance

5) Attend Upward Bound staff meetings and Upward Bound in service training

6) Maintain accurate records on each participant

7) Participate in Awards Night and other activities

8) Perform other duties assigned

Work Relationships

Does Not Supervise

Physical Demands

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Environment


Required Qualifications

1) Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of study: English

2) Two years experience teaching

Desired Qualifications

1) Certification in teaching field; preferred but not required

2) Must have demonstrated sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of economically and academically disadvantaged youth

3) Prefer person with background similar to target population

Quicklink for Posting


Posting Number: 0601048

Position Title: English Instructor (Upward Bound)

Posting Start Date: 03-28-2016

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time

Position Status: Contingent

Bargaining Unit: None

Employee Group: Faculty/Instructors

Salary Grade: Not Applicable

Salary Information: $25.00 per hour

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

Grant Funded: Yes

Department: TRiO Upward Bound

Location: Main Campus

Monday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm & 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm & 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm & 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Thursday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm & 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Flexible work schedule specifics: Position for Summer 2017 06/12/2017 - 07/13/2017

Hours per week: Up to 5 hours per week

Weeks per year: 6