Academic Skills Teacher/Specialist, Western NH Region


Durham, New Hampshire

Date Posted May 16, 2023
Industry Other Teaching Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed No
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified



Academic Skills Teacher/Specialist, Western NH Region

Summary of Position
Recruit, select and provide services to a caseload of 265 middle school and high school students at Fall Mountain Regional, Mascoma, Newport, and Stevens High Schools and Indian River, Newport and Claremont Middle Schools. Provide participants with educational, career, financial literacy and financial aid information to promote persistence, graduation from high school and enrollment and graduation from college. Submit supporting data and reports. Interact with school and community professionals.

Acceptable minimum level of education

Acceptable minimum years of experience
3-5 years

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Other minimum qualifications

Masters degree, preferably in Education, Counseling or Human Services and two years experience working with middle school and high school students or Bachelors degree and four years of related experience. Experience in using a variety of computer applications. Attention to detail.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Preference for candidates who live in the western region of the state near the school districts that will be served.

Salary Information
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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EEO Statement
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Institution Information
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here:

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Recruit, select and provide services to 265 middle school and high school students in target area. Provide educational, career, college, financial literacy and financial aid information. Provide academic support and advising, individually and in groups. Resolve problems of program participants using appropriate advocacy and assistance.

Collect data for program and USDE reports. maintain necessary records and files on program participants.

Work with school personnel and other professional organizations to increase knowledge and continually update and improve the quality of services to participants. Attend seminars, staff meetings and workshops.

Plan, organize and implement college visits, job site tours and other experiences for program participants.

Establish contact with parents via workshops, meetings, email and telephone as needed.