Computer Instructor, Teens N Technology

Posted by on March 18, 2005

[emailed 3/8/2005]

Computer Instructor Needed for the
?Teens ?N Technology?
Computer Training Program

Sponsored by
The Southwest Community Enrichment Center

Job Description:
Instructor needed to teach computer skills to the high school juniors living in the Southwest Philadelphia community who are participating in the Teens ?N Technology Program. The instructor will be responsible for teaching two 2-hour weekly Saturday morning classes (between 9am and 1pm) beginning in September 2005. Course topics include Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Frontpage. Classes are held at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia at 42nd and Woodland Avenue. Fifteen students attend each 2-hour class. Classes run from mid-September through the first week in June.

 Availability to teach for 4 hours (from 9am ? 1pm) most Saturdays between September and June.
 Availability to spend 2-4 hours per week outside of class to plan lessons and grade assignments
 Minimum education of a BA or BS (preferred)
 Teaching experience (preferable at least 2 years)
 Experience working with high school students
 Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Frontpage.
 Familiarity with Windows XP
 Ability to motivate teenagers
 Responsible, reliable, organized, creative, committed
 Plan engaging, creative lessons.
 Correct and grade assignments
 Record grades, attendance, promptness
 Contact parent/student whenever a student is absent/late
 Attend Coordinating Committee meetings once every month and a half
 Maintain portfolio for each student containing copies of all assignments
 Conduct student evaluations with parents at the end of each grading period (provide written evaluation for each student)

~$7,000 per school year

Interested Applicants should contact Emily Hirshorn at (215) 386-0641 or email

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