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Program Description

Upward Bound Math Science and Classic Upward Bound are federally funded pre-college programs that prepare first-generation students for success in education beyond high school. These programs annually serve 150 students from Kanawha, Logan, Fayette and Logan counties. The average class size is 10 - 18 students.

Tutor/Counselor Positions

Employment dates

June 5 - July 12, 2015

Pay rate

$400 per week


West Virginia State University

To apply

Contact the TRIO office at 304-766-3120


Instructor Positions

Employment dates       

June 7 - July 2, 2015

Pay rate

$500 per week


WV State University

To apply

submit a letter of interest and resume to carybw@wvstateu.edu


Available Teaching Positions

  • Math Instructor (Math 2, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • English Instructor
  • Anatomy/ Biology Instructor
  • Physics/ Chemistry Instructor
  • Robotics Instructor
  • Latin  Instructor
  • Computer Technology Instructor
  • Forensic Science Lab Instructor
Instructors are responsible for teaching approximately four hours each day in their respective discipline (Monday through Friday). In addition, all instructors are expected to:
  • Develop innovative and interactive instructional programs to engage students
  • Maintain a positive learning environment
  • Maintain attendance, grade, and evaluation records for assigned students on a weekly basis
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans and homework schedules
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, parent/student summer orientation, awards ceremony, family picnic and UB Olympics


  • West Virginia teaching certificate or demonstrated knowledge and the ability to develop innovative and interactive instructional courses that will engage and inspire students.
  • Instructors selected to interview will be required to present a brief lesson demonstration as part of the interview process.

Additional Information

For more information call (304) 766-3120.
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