Assistant Instructor - Problem Solving Year 1 - 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 Problem Solving Year 1 teacher will manage instructional time to teach problem solving curriculum for three 50 minute class sections Monday-Thursday to groups of 25 students aged 12-13 for seven weeks. Curriculum will be provided but will need to be tailored to student needs. A Teaching Assistant will be assigned to each teacher to help with classroom instruction, behavior management, grading assignments, etc.

UVU PREP Problem Solving Year 1 teacher will coordinate hands-on problem-based labs with the Teaching Assistant assigned to support their students learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the Summary of Duties. Certain programs may require professional an educator license or extensive specialized industry experience, see preferred qualifications for additional requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Level 3 Utah State Mathematics certification.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related field and 3 years of experience teaching or working in a related field as established by the department.


Knowledge of formal problem solving techniques, both heuristic and algorithmic, including looking for patterns, developing lists and tables, writing equations, simplification, utilization and evaluation of research.
Knowledge of problem solving techniques as a method of inquiry and application, specifically to investigate and understand mathematical content, formulate problems, construct, analyze and test hypothesis, gather evidence, verify and interpret results, draw inferences, build arguments, and generalize solutions.


Skill in leading classroom discussions/activities.
Skill in effective verbal and written communication.


Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records.
Ability to assess student work according to general instructional standards.
Ability to supervise three classes of 25 middle school students.

Pay Range

$15.23 - $20.00 DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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