Pt-Time English Instructors-High School, TeenSHARP

Posted on June 12, 2017

TeenSHARP is looking for English instructors for our high school students!

TeenSHARP was founded to eliminate barriers among talented high school students of color in order to gain access to highly selective colleges and universities. TeenSHARP adopted a research-based, yet unconventional approach of empowering youth to lead a peer level college access movement within their respective communities. To build this movement, TeenSHARP utilizes the largely untapped and undervalued resource – students themselves – to obtain systemic change in our schools.

We are excited to invite passionate and high achieving individuals to join our mission as we transform outcomes for our students. In your capacity as an instructor, you will work to help our scholars approach college readiness and grow as Appliers, Strivers, Starter, Connector, and Givers. Together we will continue helping our students beat the odds and gain admission into such institutions as University of Penn, Swarthmore, Williams College, Wesleyan University, Emory University, Syracuse University, Mulhenburg College, Smith College, Vassar College, etc.

Who: We are looking for graduate students and college professors to assist our high school students in strengthening their writing structure and skills. The following criteria for prospective applicants are:
• Must be available from June 26th to July 28th
• Bachelor’s Degree (or at least 2-3 years of undergraduate coursework completed)
• Strong academic track record
• Able to work with students one on one and manage student groups
• 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

Time commitment: Instructors will work between 9:00am and 3:00pm Monday through Friday.
Compensation: To be discussed

Please send your resume to tatiana.poladko@teensharp.org. We encourage you to include a letter of intent and/or cover letter as well.

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