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Summer Program Instructor-Computer Science
TRIO Educational Talent Search
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Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federal TRIO Program funded through the U. S. Department of Education to make college accessible to 1st generation and low income students.  The ETS program at Hampton University provides academic, career, and financial counseling to eligible middle and high school students to encourage them to graduate from high school and pursue their post-secondary education. ETS at Hampton University consists of a Middle School Component that serves 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in five target schools and the High School Component that serves eligible 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders in four Hampton City High Schools. The program provides eligible students annual college tours, Financial Aid and Financial Literacy seminars, career exploration, and academic workshops. 

The Summer Program Instructor-Computer Science/Coding, is a part-time 2-week employee who reports to the Program Director and performs the following duties:  

Program Overview

ETS Program is currently seeking a highly motivated, knowledgeable, creative, engaging, student focused, experienced educator to teach a project based computer science/coding course to middle school students in 6th-8th grades. The position requires someone who has passion, innovation, and knowledge to motivate and challenge students to generate and cultivate the skills necessary for college success.  We seek an instructor who can develop strong curriculum that addresses students’ needs, interests, abilities, and curiosities in the subject.

Each course will be defined by:

  • Small Classes (15-20 students)

  • Daily in-class instruction, group work, and real-world application of concepts taught

  • Project based instruction

    Summer Academic Program Schedule

  • Participate in paid two-day staff orientation and training, beginning on July 11th and 12th 2018.

  • Develop curriculum and lead Instruction for the ETS Summer STEM Academy: Explorations in Coding Program. Helping to introduce students to computer science concepts through real-world project based learning. 

  • The program is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 and continue through Friday August 03, 2018.

  • The tentative daily instructional schedule is 8:00am-4pm Monday through Friday.  The student/parent orientation, weekly staff meetings, and enrichment activities are mandatory events for all summer staff. The event dates are to be announced prior to hiring.

  • The program is 12 days in total; two days of orientation and training, and 10 days of project based academic instruction. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Academic Coordinator in developing and selecting course content.

  • Develop a teaching-learning plan, consistent with academic performance standards and expectations.

  • Provided individualized and small group instruction.

  • Establish classroom management policies and procedures needed to maintain a productive classroom environment.

  • Design a curriculum that employs the use of creative problem solving skills.

  • Evaluate each participant’s progress in the subjects taught.
  • Complete comprehensive progress and final evaluations for each student.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of m and support, ETS program mission, vision, values, standard, policies, and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

  • Participate in the ETS program’s weekly teacher staff meetings.

  • Attend staff training, program activities, and final teacher evaluation closing session. Dates to be announced prior to hiring.

  • Perform other related duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with teaching credentials: Masters highly preferred or equivalent experience in teaching at university or secondary levels.

  • Current professional or teaching experience subject matter (Computer Science & Coding) Knowledge of child/adolescent development and different learning styles

  • Must be able to effectively work with students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds

  • Must be able to understand and enforce all ETS Program policies

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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