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Part-time employment openings for the 2009 summer program

Open for Recruitment: 

April  15, 2009 – May 15, 2009

Pay Rate: 


Full or Part Time: 

Part-Time Temporary Positions


West Virginia State University, Institute



Program Description


The WVSU Pre-College TRIO Programs has part-time employment openings for the 2009 summer program. 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. Theses programs annually serve 160 students from Kanawha, Logan, Fayette and Logan counties. The average class size is 15 - 20 students.

Available Positions

Biology Instructor (8am - 12:15pm), Forensics Instructor (1pm - 5:15pm), Astronomy Instructor (1pm - 5:15pm), Physics Instructor (8am - 12:15pm), French (8am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 5:15pm), Japanese (8am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 5:15pm), Geometry/Calculus Instructor (8am - 12:15pm), History Instructor (8am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 5:15pm), Computer Programming Instructor (8am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 5:15pm), English/Literature Instructor (8am - 12:15pm)

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 inside the classroom in which students are respected and respectful, and in which learning and knowledge are deeply valued
  • 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 to engage and inspire students.

Application Process

To apply, submit the following items to Mrs. Barbara W. Cary, or Ms. Krystal Tolliver, WVSU TRIO Pre-College Programs, PO Box 1000, Sullivan Hall 223, Institute, WV 25112 or fax: 304-766-5122 or email tollivkl@wvstateu.edu

  • Letter of intent that includes the academic subject areas or specific course you are applying to teach and how you are qualified to teach this content
  • Resume

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to prepare a brief lesson demonstration as part of the interview process. Interviews will take place during the month of April/May on the campus of West Virginia State University.

Additional Information

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

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