Political Science Concurrent Enrollment

Job | Posted 21 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Social Studies


 UCAS Job Description
Political Science Concurrent Enrollment
Full Time
The Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is a public early college high school located in Provo, Utah.  UCAS students are working to accelerate their education in science, technology, engineering, or math.
Reports To: Principal
Job Goal: To help students excel in their knowledge of social studies, specifically in the area of Political Science. To create a classroom atmosphere that encourages creative thinking, promotes excellent knowledge acquisition, and fosters a love of learning. To provide a safe, stimulating environment, and develop a strong sense of ethics with high school students.
Minimum Qualifications: Current Utah State Secondary Education certificate or college instructor status qualifying for an Associate License with intent to earn a Professional License. Utah Valley University requires Concurrent Enrollment instructors have a Master’s Degree or higher. Applicants must model honesty, integrity, and exemplary character. Applicants must work well with high school age students.
Salary: 185 days (180 school days, 5 prep days) beginning August 2023. UCAS participates in the Utah Retirement System, provides sick leave, and personal leave to all teachers. Salary varies with experience and education.  See Board Approved Salary Schedule posted on the Utah County Academy of Sciences website: www.ucas-edu.net
Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Curriculum and Instruction
Teach the state and UVU curriculum in addition to curriculum items appropriate to this age and group of students that will help prepare them for life.
Help students master social studies concepts.
Maintain a plan book of lesson plans and outlines as well as a detailed course scope and sequence.  Provide lesson plans for a substitute to be used in the event of illness or emergency.
Be responsible for planning and implementing an instructional program that utilizes multiple teaching methods to reach the individual needs, interests, abilities and maturity levels of the students.
Be available to help students outside of class time such as before school, after school, or during lunch.
Plan instruction with other Social Studies instructors to ensure a smooth transition for students moving between classes and levels.
Other responsibilities:
Attend faculty meetings and professional development meetings.
Act as a contributing staff member to foster a positive, cooperative educational environment.
Student supervision
Evaluate and provide individual student progress information on regular basis.  Maintain required records.  Provide accurate sensitive feedback to student assignments.
Establish and enforce a reasonable classroom discipline plan.  Be responsible for the supervision of students at all times.
Maintain the appropriate relationship between teacher and students at all times.
The Utah County Early College Charter High School is an Equal Opportunity institution and is nondiscriminatory relative to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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Utah County Academy of Sciences

940 West 800 South , Orem, UT 84058

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UCAS Orem Campus

940 West 800 South , Orem, UT 84058