Science Instructor

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Instructors are paid $30 per hour for four hours on Saturdays.



Start Date


Application Deadline



1251 North Clybourn Avenue
1st FLR, Rear,
United States


Near North Development Corporation is a non-profit community development organization with over 50 years of experience housing families and providing supportive community services, particularly in youth development. Near North Development Corporation has operated the North Town College Prep Program for the past fifteen years, which offers college preparation skills and opportunities to high school students in the form of college tours, college readiness workshops, ACT and SAT test taking classes, financial aid and scholarship search information.

The Near North Development Corporation Upward Bound Program is federally funded program through the Department of Education. The program serves first generation, low-income, learning and/or physically, and at-risk students. The program is designed to generate in students the skills and motivation necessary to complete high school and to enter and succeed in a program of post-secondary education The Upward Bound Programs are currently seeking Teachers and Tutors for the following subjects:

Science Instructor Job Description

·      Teachers must possess a Bachelor's Degree in the area of instruction

·      Candidates must work on Saturdays

·      Use independent judgment and initiative

·      Maintain contact with NNDC UB Assistant Director, and occasionally the Director

  • Experience working with academic support programs for at-risk students
  • History of overcoming barriers similar to those confronting NNDC UB participants (first generation college, low income, learning and/or physically disabled students)
  • Experience advising/counseling/teaching at the high school or college level
  • Final candidates must pass a fingerprint background check
  • Final candidates must provide transcript(s)

Bammeke Jenkins, Director

Near North Development Corporation

Upward Bound Program

312-337-5666 ext.5



This is a part-time position and there are no benefits provided.

Our Instructors work alternating Saturdays during the Academic Year and four days a weeks for five weeks during the summer.

Level of Language Proficiency

Ideal candidate will speak, read and write English and Spanish fluently.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Send resume, cover letter and list of references to:

Bammeke Jenkins, Director

Near North Development Corporation

Upward Bound Program

312-337-5666 ext.5