Community Opportunities

Lincoln Foundation Math and Science Summer Camp

Job Title: Math and Science STEM Teacher - Two Openings
  

About Lincoln Foundation

Lincoln Foundation has empowered disadvantaged youth to overcome adversity through education since its inception by Berea College over 100 years ago.   Our primary purpose is to holistically develop students in a culture that stresses academic achievement and graduation from college.  It is our belief that students can break the cycle of poverty in their families through higher education. Lincoln Foundation annually serves approximately 600 students from two years of age through college with its year-round, nontraditional educational enrichment programs.

Our Mission is to provide educational enrichment programs that develop and support youth in overcoming barriers to achievement.  Our vision is Lincoln Foundation will be the premier provider of out-of-school college preparatory programs for socioeconomically disadvantaged students in the region.

Position Overview

The two-week summer Math & Science STEM Program is held at the UofL College of Arts & Sciences, engages high school students in a real-world laboratory setting. Approximately 100 students in grades 9-12 conduct research and scientific investigations around the global issues of biodiversity, water quality, and energy.  Students apply math and science skills as they gather information, conduct investigations, solve problems, design projects, and present sustainable solutions. The hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum prepares students for their next levels in math and science. Students entering into grades 9-12 may apply on line at www.lincolnfdn.org or in the Lincoln Foundation office at 4322 Bishop Lane, Louisville, KY 40218.  The date of the program is June 10th to June 21, 2019 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The registration fee for students is $100.00.

General Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the educational programs coordinator to plan, organize, and deliver program instruction based on approved curriculum
  • Meets and instructs assigned Educational Clinic classes in the locations
  • Creates and maintains a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement goals and establishes objectives for all lessons
  • Communicates supply needs to the educational program coordinator
  • Monitors, evaluates, and communicates scholar progress and behavior. This includes administering pretests, posttests, and scholar/parent surveys.
  • Accesses the accomplishments of scholars on a regular basis and provides semester progress reports to the director of Educational Programs
  • Counsels scholars and parents/guardians and reports outcomes to to the director of Educational Programs
  • Assists in retrieving scholar/parent sign-in sheets
  • Assists in ensuring that teacher time sheets are properly completed
  • Attends teacher meetings and staff development sessions as scheduled
  • Implements and enforces school and Lincoln Foundation policies and rules governing student conduct in a fair and just manner
  • Writes referrals as needed and informs the Educational Programs coordinator and the director of Educational Programs of any behavior or disciplinary issues in a timely manner
  • Responds appropriately to student emergencies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree/certified teacher in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Hours/Compensation and Work Locations

  • $25 per hour for teaching; $20 per hour for planning
  • Location:  UofL College of Arts & Sciences

How to Apply

Interest teachers contact Faye Owens, fowens@lincolnfdn.org or 502-585-4733 ext.215


Technology and Study Skills Summer Program:

This is a two week summer program for Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars only. The program is held at Central High School MCA, June 17, 2019 to June 28, 2019.  There are two sessions, 9:00 am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The purpose of the program is to engage Scholars in learning experiences that enhance their use of technology skills.  This program will allow them to explore and use technology to produce projects.

Position Needed:

  • One high or middle school technology teacher..

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree/certified teacher in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Compensation: 

$25.00 per hour and $20.00 per hour for planning

How to Apply

Interested teachers contact Faye Owens, fowens@lincolnfdn.org or 502-585-4733 ext.215