The Upward Bound Program, federally funded, is designed to help first generation/low income high school students attend and succeed in post-secondary education. Y.O.U., Inc./Seven Hills facilitates the program in partnership with Clark University and Worcester Public Schools. Our Saturday instructors teach ELA/Math for MCAS/SAT and prepare scholars for high stakes testing. They also build critical thinking and communication skills (verbal articulation/presentation and writing).
The Saturday ELA/Math Instructor has many responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Develop curriculum and guide students
- Attend pre-planning instructor meeting and orientation
- Instructing classes at designated times and days
- Evaluating scholar performance
- Complete written evaluations on each scholar
- Provide remedial instruction (1:1) on an as-needed basis
- Accommodate diverse learning styles
- Outreach to students
- Attending staff meetings
- BA/BS or MA/MS and/or licensing.
- Strengths in the specific subject area (English, Math, Science, and Foreign Language).
- Demonstrated dynamic leadership and success as an academic “coach”.
- Strong ability to differentiate instruction.
- Proven success with implementing hands on and engaging lesson plans.
- Awareness of higher education principles, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of factors affecting student access and success in higher education, including those affecting disadvantaged students, student from diverse backgrounds, and students with disabilities.