Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions
Department: TRIO Talent Search Program
Locations: Chelsea, MA
Posted: Oct 29, 2019
Type: PT No Benefits
About Bunker Hill Community College:
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.
Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC is focused on data-driven student success.
LIVING IN BOSTON:
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.
The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post-secondary education. The program publicizes the availability of financial aid and assist participant with the post-secondary application process. Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed education programs at the secondary or post-secondary level to enter or reenter and complete post-secondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their post-secondary education.
Summary of Position:
The Talent Search (TS) Teaching Through Technology (T3) Alliance initiative proposes to increase STEM-focused activities, with an emphasis on computer science, to increase students' interest and familiarity with the use of computer coding, and sensors necessaries to transition from a user of technologies to a developer of them.
The goal is to draw students in, keep their interest, and help them see the connection between technology and their career possibilities. This program will provide specialized computer training and tutoring to three TS staff, monthly outreach to all student participants in TS, and in-depth training for 30 TS students. The curriculum prepares students to enter college and pursue majors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, particularly computer technology.
- Teach 30 Chelsea High School Talent Search students from grades 9-12.
- Work in collaboration with a TS counselor and TS Director.
- Document students' individual and group progress throughout the program.
- Support students during independent and group work time.
- Facilitate monthly STEM presentations.
- Participate in on-going training by T3 Alliance.
- And other duties as assigned.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor Degree or Instructional Experience (Teaching Science or Math)
- Must have a deep understanding of instructional and classroom management practices in inclusive classrooms;
- Must have strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to work with a variety of high school-aged students, including students with varying disabilities.
- Computer science/math/science/engineering background and/or experience with coding, sensors and/or 3D design.
- Experience working with students in urban communities.
- Must be able to travel for conferences and training as needed.
- Bilingual Spanish (Not required)
Salary: Stipend for $3,500.00 for Spring semester grant funded position from January 21-May22.
Review Date: open until filled
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