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A cover letter and resume are required. The cover letter must be PAGE 1 of your resume and should:

  1. Specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position.
  2. Outline your particular skills and experience that directly relate to this position. 

Please furnish professional references: be highly recommended by at least one professional associate (administrator, teacher, counselor).

Job Summary

Wolverine Pathways Social StudiesTeacher 

Compensation: $35/hour This is a part-time 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 social studies to the communities of Ypsilanti, Southfield, and/or Detroit. They will facilitate the program for highly motivated rising 8th -12th grade scholars. We are looking for teachers to fill positions for the summer Mon-Thur sessions (2018), and/or the upcoming fall/winter Saturday sessions.

Responsibilities*

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 Social Studies 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.  Social Studies: Saturday, January 20 and February 10 - April 14, 2018.

Social Studies 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.

Required Qualifications*

  • 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.
  • Math 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.
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications*

  • 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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.