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UVA|Northern Virginia Summer Enrichment Program Instructors (Wage)

  • R0042908
  • 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Radnor - Fort Myer Heights, Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Educational Resources
  • The University of Virginia
UVA|Northern Virginia is hosting an inaugural Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) in Northern Virginia during Summer 2023. The SEP is for high school students (rising 10-12 grade) and will run in the June 19 - July 28. The SEP bridges the gap between curriculum and interest-based learning and will offer both in-person (Rosslyn, VA) and online programming. We are looking for instructors to teach 1-2 week courses in Northern Virginia. The instructors are responsible for designing a curriculum grounded by learning objectives, developing a syllabus, and delivering instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide an exceptional classroom experience for learners (academic, dynamic, equitable, thoughtful)
  • Create a robust syllabus with measurable learning outcomes which should include both the content and soft skills
  • Attend workshops and check-ins prior to the start of instruction

Time Commitment
  • Course time, including prep time before and after. On-campus courses will run 9am - 4pm and will be accompanied by a teaching assistant. Online courses will include 2-hour synchronous sessions (day or evening) and asynchronous work and feedback.
  • 3-5 hour-long workshops prior to instruction
  • 3-5 one-on-one check-ins
  • Time it takes to design syllabus

  • 1 Week Courses - $2,500
  • 2 Week Courses - $4,000

Instructors can teach more than one course or session depending on availability. Please note that instructors will be paid $1500/week for each additionalsession of the same course. For on-campus courses, breakfast and lunch are provided. Housing is not provided.

Sample Topics Listfor Courses
  • Communication Skills Workshop (1 week)
  • Entrepreneurship and Business (2 week)
  • Cyber Security (2 week)
  • Design Thinking (1 week)
  • Writing workshops (1 week)
  • Introduction to Python Coding(2 week)
  • Interviewing and resume writing (1 week)
  • How to think systematically and not stressfully (1 week)
  • Courses that can answer the question Why does it matter? which features applications to high school curriculum (1 week)
  • Data Analytics (2 weeks)
  • The Perfect Sales Pitch (1 week)

All sample courses are available for interpretation. If you have an idea that is not on the list, feel free to apply using that for your syllabus. If your proposal mirrors a similar UVA course, please mention this in your application.

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search on requisition number: R004290.

Application Materials
  • Cover Letter, including an explanation of why high school students would be interested in your course
  • Resume
  • Mock syllabus for your proposed SEP Course including learning objectives and outline of Concepts
  • Short paragraph on teaching style

Evaluation Process
  • Initial meeting to outline what candidate will teach and how they are qualified to teach it (sample syllabus)
  • Meeting where candidate teaches 1 concept - 15 mins - candidate will be evaluated on ability to instruct
  • Final meeting to discuss potential dates

Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2023and will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Application will close when all courses are staffed.

This position is open to UVA graduate students, faculty and staff. Undergraduate students who have completed their 3rd year by June 2023 may also apply.

If you have any questions, please reach out to northern@virginia.edu.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


Education: High school diploma/GED
Experience: Relevant experience in the field being taught.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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