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Temporary Instructor - OU Upward Bound Mathematics

University of Oklahoma
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Organization: Access
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Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: 25 hours per week, June 3-July 5, 2024

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $25.00 per hour, based on experience

Benefits Provided: No

Required Attachments: Resume

Job Description


OU Upward Bound Summer Temporary Instructor - Mathematics

Subject: Pre-Algebra, Algebra Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus/Trigonometry

Schedule and Compensation: (if a previous summer instructor - please note changes to this position have occurred and read below)

This is a part-time, temporary position that runs from June 3rd to July 5th, 2024 (excluding the 19th of June and the 4th of July).

Daily classes run from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm.

Classes are (4) days a week - Monday through Thursday (except 4th of July)

Each class has the instruction time of exactly 1.25 hours. Up to 5 additional hours are provided per week for planning and training.

Instructors are compensated by the OU bi-weekly pay schedule upon the receipt of time sheets by their due date online.


  • Serve as lead instructor in identified specialty areas(s).
  • Develop curriculum materials in specialty area(s).
  • Develop and implement a course if instruction in specialty area(s) for Upward Bound Students.
  • Participate in in-service training sessions and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Participate in review sessions as scheduled.
  • Respect OU staff members during all aspects of the position.
  • Protect and maintain OU classroom spaces and labs according to professional standards.
  • Evaluate and prepare report of ongoing student(s) progress.
  • Prepare, develop and implement a pre-test, interim test and post-test to assist in student evaluation.
  • Prepare a final written evaluation on each student (e.g. grade, performance evaluation, growth,/change, etc.)
  • Adhere to established minors on campus, safety, and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury - and illness prevention for self and others.
  • Maintain and complete required paperwork by the deadline required (this includes time sheets.)
  • Submit all reports prior to end of program.

Special Request: If you are screened and selected to be interviewed for this position you will be contacted by Upward Bound staff directly. If you have additional questions about this position please contact the Upward Bound staff by email only. We are not available for in-office consultations or unsolicited interviews.

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor's Degree AND:

  • 12 months teaching experience
  • Experience working with teens 14-18 and young college students.


  • Ability to speak, read, and write in clear, concise English
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to use classroom technology available
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader/Acrobat
  • Ability to access email and receive group texts for staff communications


  • Valid Oklahoma State or other United States Secondary Teaching Certification and/or Licensure

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate with students and engage in repetitive motions.

Department Preferences:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in specialty area
  • Professional experience in specialty area
  • Certified High School teacher in specialty area
  • Experience teaching diverse and underprivileged youth

Supervision: As lead teacher you will be supervising (1) university student instructor assistant.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma, fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Apr 5, 2024
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