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Instructor Upward Bound SE - Math - Adjunct Pool (Grant Funded)

Houston Community College System
Greater Third Ward, TX
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Science, Mathematics and Statistics
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Instructor Upward Bound SE - Math - Adjunct Pool (Grant Funded)Houston, Texas, Southeast Learning HubNewAdjunct24001CI Requisition #16 hours ago Post Date
We are currently seeking an Upward Bound Instructor who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

You: You're passionate about helping students achieve success.

Your mission: At HCC, we're committed to preparing students for academic, personal and career success and we're looking for someone like you to provide instruction in a subject area such as Math, Science, English, Foreign Language or Life Skills that will help them achieve success.

The program: The Upward Bound program recruits H.I.S.D. students from the 9th and 10th grades in order to aid and encourage them to successfully complete high school, enroll in a post-secondary institution and graduate from that institution. Approximately 80% of Upward Bound students have successfully completed high school and enrolled in an institution of post-secondary education.

Your work: In addition to time spent teaching your subject, you'll be advising students on academic and career issues, and assisting them with registration, orientation and assessment as needed. Sensitivity toward students from diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, as well as students with disabilities, will be important in this role. Finally, you'll keep your eyes open for new ways to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and using innovative methodologies, techniques and delivery methods.

Next steps: If you're excited about helping students achieve success, your next step should be to submit your application today!

The Upward Bound Instructor is responsible for curriculum materials and augment existing, curriculum in developmental studies (Math, Science, English, Foreign Language, and Life Skills) through traditional, audio-visual, and computer assisted/managed instruction.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other relevant duties may be required. Teach Upward Bound students. Develop and implement curriculum in the appropriate subject area (Math, Science, English, Foreign Language, and Life Skills). Report daily attendance. Conduct ongoing assessment of students' abilities and needs. Evaluate student progress per semester. Responsible for weekly lesson plans per subject area. Create a positive learning environment that enhances student learning. Inform the Project Director of any problems that might hinder the academic success or continued participation of the Upward Bound students in the program. Serve as a role model/mentor for Upward Bound students. Prepare incident reports as needed to the Director and Assistant Director. Maintain classroom discipline. Participate in all staff meetings and/or trainings. May be asked to chaperone students on field trips. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. EDUCATION A Bachelor's of Behavioral Science, Education or a related field.EXPERIENCE One (1) to two (2) years' experience in teaching and/or counseling of high school students in the appropriate subject area. Three years preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to motivate and relate to disadvantaged students and communicate with parent/guardians, target school personnel and community-based organizations Knowledge of academic support and developmental services and activities. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with the targeted population IBM-PC experience required This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is composed of 14 Centers of Excellence and numerous satellite centers that serve the diverse communities in the Greater Houston area by preparing individuals to live and work in an increasingly international and technological society. HCC is one of the country's largest singly-accredited, open-admission, community colleges offering associate degrees, certificates, workforce training, and lifelong learning opportunities.

The Team
Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.

Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.

Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.

Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.

World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.

With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.

Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Osvaldo Gomez, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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