Instructional Assistant I - UVU Prep - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

UVU PREP is a free summer program to help 12-15 year-old students excel in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects. The program provides hands-on learning experiences, challenging homework assignments, career awareness speakers, and weekly field trips. This position performs the classroom management duties of as a teaching assistant for the UVU PREP class instructor including: ensures the safety and appropriate behavior of program students ages 12-15; assists instructors and program students; tutors program students in the subjects of Science, Technology, and Math one-on-one or group settings; and grades homework, special assignments, quizzes and tests; maintains student records.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent plus two years education at an accredited institution in a major or discipline related to the Summary of Duties or an associate’s degree in a discipline related to the Summary of Duties is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Cumulative college GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Preferred majors: Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Computer Science or other related majors.

B or higher in university level Algebra, or higher math course.


Fluent in STEM education trends and issues of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subjects as determined by the department.


Skills in leading classroom management and discussions/activities.

Skills in effective verbal and written communication.


Ability to lead classroom discussions/activities.

Ability to Utilize effective verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to maintain the confidentiality of student records.

Ability to assess student work.

Ability to manage and keep control of student groups.

Ability to supervise students ages 12-15.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Must be available to work from May 3, 2016, from 5-9 p.m. and May 5, 2016, from 5-9 p.m.
Must be available to work 28 hours a week from May 23, 2016, to July 22, 2016, (July 1-4 Holiday Weekend off)
Must be available to work from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 or 4:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 or 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
Ensure questions 1-3 at the end of this application are answered.

Keyword Phrases

  • SCUP
  • Instructional Assistant I - UVU Prep
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Pre-College Outreach
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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