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upward bound program positions

Program Description

Upward Bound Math Science and Classic Upward Bound are federally funded pre-college programs that prepare first-generation students for success in education beyond high school. These programs annually serve 150 students from Kanawha, Logan, Fayette and Logan counties. The average class size is 10 - 18 students.

Tutor/Counselor Positions (10)

Employment dates

June 5 - July 12, 2014

Pay rate

$400 per week


West Virginia State University

To apply

Download Tutor-Counselor Application


Instructor Positions Available (4)

Employment dates       

June 8 - July 1, 2014

Pay rate

$500 per week


WV State University

To apply

submit a letter of interest and resume to ktolliver@wvstateu.edu


Available Teaching Positions

  • Math Instructor (Geometry, Algebra II)

  • English

  • Robotics Instructor

  • Computer Technology Instructor

  • Forensic Science Lab Instructor

Instructors are responsible for teaching approximately four hours each day in their respective discipline (Monday through Friday). In addition, all instructors are expected to:
  • Develop innovative and interactive instructional programs to engage students

  • Maintain a positive learning environment

  • Maintain attendance, grade, and evaluation records for assigned students on a weekly basis

  • Prepare weekly lesson plans and homework schedules

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, parent/student summer orientation, awards ceremony, family picnic and UB Olympics


  • West Virginia teaching certificate or demonstrated knowledge and the ability to develop innovative and interactive instructional courses that will engage and inspire students.
  • Instructors selected to interview will be required to present a brief lesson demonstration as part of the interview process.

Additional Information

For more information contact Ms. Krystal Tolliver (304) 766-3086 or email at ktolliver@wvstateu.edu.
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