REACH Summer Session 2017 Positions
The REACH (Recruiting Excellence in Academics for Catholic High Schools) Program at Regis High School is currently seeking to fill faculty positions for its 6-week summer session.
REACH is a three-year educational and leadership program designed to recruit and prepare high-achieving middle school boys from low-income backgrounds for scholarship opportunities at Regis, and other top Catholic high schools in New York City. REACH students are mostly children of immigrant parents from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds.
The 6-week summer session consists of a 3-week boarding component either at the University of Scranton in eastern Pennsylvania or at Fordham University in the Bronx (both from July 6th to July 27th), and a 3-week day component at Regis High School in Manhattan (July 31st – August 18th). The session brings together 130 middle school students for accelerated course work. In addition to their academic courses, students participate in programs designed to foster their leadership and spiritual development, and enjoy numerous arts and recreational opportunities. The following summer positions are available:
7th Grade Pre-Algebra (6 weeks)
At Scranton and Regis, the teacher will teach two sections of pre-algebra to rising 7th grade students. A course textbook and an established scope and sequence for the accelerated summer course are available as instructional resources. Class sizes are limited to 15 students or less.
6th Grade Advanced Math (6 weeks)
At Fordham and Regis, the teacher will teach two sections of Advanced Math to rising 6th grade students. A course textbook and an established scope and sequence for the accelerated summer course are available as instructional resources. Class sizes are limited to 10 students.
Faculty and staff receive a full stipend of $4,680 for the summer. For the 7th grade position, , faculty and staff are provided with comfortable housing in university apartments at the University of Scranton and three meals per day in the university dining hall; faculty are asked to remain on campus for one of the three Scranton weekends. For the 6th grade position, faculty members are expected to work at Fordham Preparatory School from 8:40 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. At Regis, faculty hours are generally 8:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Preferred qualifications include an academic degree in your field of teaching interest, 3-5 years of middle or high school teaching experience in the given field, experience in teaching academically gifted students, experience teaching students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to the REACH mission.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and a completed Regis employment application. Please contact the Dean of the Mathematics for the REACH Program, Mr. Doug Eickman (firstname.lastname@example.org
), in order to inquire further about the available summer positions. Applications are available at regis.org. Please see the Job Openings link on the REACH page.
Regis is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)