How to Apply
A cover letter and resume are required. The cover letter must be PAGE 1 of your resume and should:
Specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position.
Outline your particular skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Please furnish professional references and attached to resume as one document: be highly recommended by at least one professional associate (administrator, teacher, counselor).
Wolverine Pathways Science Teacher
This is a part-time temporary position.
The University of Michigan Wolverine Pathways was established to increase the high school graduation rate, college acceptance and retention rates of academically promising scholars. The Wolverine Pathways teachers will provide exemplary service and expertise in their given subject area of Science to the communities of Ypsilanti, Southfield, or Detroit. They will facilitate the summer program for highly motivated rising 7th and 10th grade scholars. We are also looking for teachers to fill positions for the fall and winter Saturday sessions.
The University of Michigan Wolverine Pathways was established to increase the high school graduation rate, college acceptance and retention rates of academically promising scholars. The Wolverine Pathways teachers will provide exemplary service and expertise in their given subject area of Science to the communities of Ypsilanti, Southfield, and/or Detroit. They will facilitate the program for highly motivated rising 7th and 10th grade scholars. We are looking for teachers to fill positions for the fall/winter Saturday sessions and the summer Mon-Thur sessions (2018).
Teachers will teach pre-developed curriculum to highly motivated students during eight week fall and/or winter sessions. Science: Saturday, January 20 and February 10 - April 14, 2018.
Science winter session dates below:
February 10, 2018 Academic Week 1 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
February 17, 2018 Academic Week 2 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
February 24, 2018 Academic Week 3 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 3, 2018 Academic Week 4 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 10, 2018 Academic Week 5 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 17, 2018 Academic Week 6 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 24, 2018 (SF/DET) Academic Week 7 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
April 7, 2018 (YPSI) Academic Week 7 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
April 14, 2018 Academic Week 8 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bachelor’s degree in education or related specialty
Certification in specialty/grade level
At least 2 years experience in selected subject area
Experience with project-based teaching styles
Science teachers should have experience with inquiry-based teaching styles
Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
Desire to be an advocate for the development of students
Be dynamic and creative in the implementation of lessons
Be proficient in oral and written communication skills
Must be able to attend pre-session training day and professional development sessions
Specific ability-based competencies include: communicating with diverse groups; displaying tact and courtesy; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; being attentive to detail; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; and the ability to work as part of a team
Prepare and administer course and student assessments
Communicate any conflicts or other things that could potentially compromise the integrity of the teaching and learning in writing to the Project Coordinator
At least 4 years experience in selected subject area
Rated “highly effective” on school evaluations
If a high school teacher, experience with ACT/SAT preparation facilitation
Classes of 20 or fewer
All scholars are application vetted honor roll students
Teaching sites located in Ypsilanti, Southfield, Detroit
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.