STEM Instructors for the Upward Bound Program Part time positon: two Saturdays a month, and possibly six to eight hours a week during the six to seven week summer program. The IT Instructor for the Upward Bound Program STEM Enhancement grant will prepare Upward Bound students for exposure to IT training and career interests. Opening are for instructors to teach and expose students to Microsoft word and Microsoft Excel, cyber security, coding, and building drones. These classes are noncredit classes. S/he will and provide real world scenario training with hands-on IT education simulations that are related to topics in IT support, networking, cybersecurity, coding and emerging cloud technologies. The Upward Bound Program is a high school program designed to prepare high school students for college.
Candidate must be certified and must have teaching experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Excellent teaching and facilitation skills and a true desire to aid others in learning and securing global certifications to help them secure economic security in the future & a long-term IT career
Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches and effective in the use of different technologies both classroom and online
Ability to use effective strategies to engage students from diverse backgrounds in their learning and retain them through training completion
Cisco certified instructor or at least 3 years teaching experience Additional Training Duties:
Maintaining grades and attendance
Being a mentor and true support for student success providing ongoing encouragement, advice and support
Stay abreast of IT trends and job demand and make recommendations on training career options for students in the field of technology.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offices enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff