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TRiO Outreach Science Instructor

Recruitment Period

Open February 4th, 2019 through March 1st, 2019


This is a three - five week, PART-TIME, TEMPORARY position through TRiO.

Provide an introductory course of science in the field of candidates' specialty.

Instructors will be assigned a 1 - 2 week summer course with 15-20 high school students’ grades 9th to 12th. The courses are intended to be introductory for students with little to no previous exposure to the given scientific field. Science instructors will be assigned based on teaching experience and skill set. Instructors must be willing to create a short term curriculum which includes both classroom and lab components.

Instructors must provide their own teaching course content. Must possess or be in the process of obtaining a post-graduate degree. Must demonstrate commitment to diversity and to working with high school students from various races and ethnicity groups, economic backgrounds, religions, genders, sexual orientation, abilities, nations of origins, and other cultural backgrounds.

Science instructor responsibilities include: prepare daily lesson plan, conduct classroom and lab instruction and grade level appropriate assessments, grade assignments and issue final summer program grade. This position is also responsible for participating in a weekly meeting with the SRP Program Coordinator, and if possible, with other teachers in the program. Instructors are expected to provide written and oral reports on students’ behavior and conduct in class.

Location - UC San Diego Campus
Training - 6/17 - 6/21, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Total Hours: 40.0
Total Compensation for Training (only): $1,022.80

Program One:
Class Location – UC San Diego Campus
Class Schedule – 7/1 – 7/11, Monday – Thursday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Total Hours: 14.0 classroom + 14.0 prep & grading = 28.0
Total Compensation for Program One (only): $715.96

Program Two:
Class Location – UC San Diego Campus
Class Schedule - 7/15 – 7/19, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Total Hours: 7.5 classroom/lab + 7.5 prep & grading = 15.0
Total Compensation for Program Two (only): $383.55

Program Three:
Class Location – Mount Miguel High School, Spring Valley, CA
Class Schedule - 7/22 – 7/26, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Total Hours: 7.5 classroom/lab + 7.5 prep & grading = 15.0
Total Compensation for Program Two (only): $383.55

Candidates will be asked to indicate program preference, and may be considered for multiple programs. Compensation will be for training plus program(s) taught.

Applications must be submitted online:

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

Reference requirements
  • 1-2 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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