Instructors and Academic Advisors, TeenSHARP
Posted by TeenSHARP on October 12, 2015
TeenSHARP College Prep and Youth Leadership Organization is looking for Saturday session instructors and academic advisors!
What is TeenSHARP?
TeenSHARP prepares students of color in the Greater Philadelphia region for admission into highly selective colleges while developing them as ambassadors of higher education in their communities and connecting them to premier leadership and enrichment opportunities.
Who are we looking for?
We are recruiting individuals with passion for youth empowerment and social justice to instruct the TeenSHARP leadership curriculum and/or implement TeenSHARP academic and college advising models. We are looking for passionate individuals who meet most of the following criteria:
Bachelor’s Degree (or at least 2-3 years of undergraduate coursework completed) preferred
Strong academic track record
Experience working with a college prep program, college admissions office or an academic advising program is a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong active listening and relationship building skills
Passionate about working with underrepresented students
Commitment to social justice
Saturday availability during the school year
Why join TeenSHARP?
Be a part of a social-impact startup that works to transform academic and life outcomes for underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia region
Work alongside the founding team experiencing various aspects of organizational management and governance
Receive training and coaching in instruction, advising, mentoring, facilitation etc.
Develop a better understanding of issues of social justice
Gain access to TeenSHARP’s extensive network in education policy, college access, higher education etc.
Work as part of a committed and passionate team of young professionals
Location: TeenSHARP sessions take place from 10am-2pm on Saturdays during the fall and spring semesters on the Rutgers University – Camden campus (the program does not meet on Thanksgiving and Easter and has a winter holiday break).
Instructors will work approximately 12 hours a week (included Saturday classes).
Advisors should expect a 20-30 hour commitment per month. Advisors will work about 5 hours a week (Saturday presence required only during academic advising seasons that occur three times a year; 7-8 Saturdays in total).
Professional Development: Both instructors and academic advisors will receive training prior to the start of service and in the course of the program year.
Compensation: Instructors and academic advisors will receive a nominal stipend.
How to Apply: Those interested, please send your resume to email@example.com or call 609.227.3625. We encourage you to include a brief (one paragraph is sufficient) statement explaining why you are interested in the position.
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