Primary Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Upward Bound Program Director and Program Advisor, the Program Teacher offers instruction to Edison High School students for six (6) weeks at University of the Pacific.
This is a temporary non-benefit eligible position. This position is grant funded.
Essential Functions: 1. Organizes class systems/procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning; supports systems/procedures of classroom teachers.
2. Supports a school-wide culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students.
3. Develops and implements lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with California State Standards for both special subject (where applicable) and core academic subjects.
4. Works with classroom teachers to integrate special subject lessons and activities with core academic curriculum.
5. Assesses students regularly in accordance with Stockton Unified School guidelines, examines student assessment data, and refines classroom activities to differentiate instruction for each student.
6. Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students education.
7. Tracks critical student information and maintains accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with Stockton Unified School procedures.
8. Identifies unique student needs and collaborates with other team members and outside service providers to diagnoses and address learning challenges.
9. Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Stockton Unified School mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards and the code of ethical behavior.
10. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree. Teaching Credential. Relevant experience in subject area. One plus (1+) year working with students as a teacher.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of child cognitive development and different learning styles. Deep knowledge of subject matter, including California State Standards and subject-specific frameworks. Knowledge of assessments related to special subject. Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data. Ability and willingness to reflect and improve. Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Occasional lifting up to 40 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week: Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment on campus and offsite in local high school office and at other educational institutions. Work performed during standard office hours.
Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.