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Temporary Instructor - OU Upward Bound English Literature at University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

OU Upward Bound Summer Temporary Instructor

Subject: English Composition and Literature

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 11th to July 11th, 2018.  Daily classes run from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Each class has the instruction time of exactly 1.25 hours.  Up to 6 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.


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.

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 12 months teaching experience


  • 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


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

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

Departmental Preferences:

  • 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

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.