Work for the Upward Bound Summer Academy

Want to make a difference in the lives of our young people? Be a Summer Academy instructor!

The University of Dayton Upward Bound Program serves Dayton Public School students (grades 9-12) whose goal is a college education. They're motivated, eager and excited to prepare for a successful future.

This summer, you can help them prepare for college!

  • Instructor qualifications: To be Summer Academy instructor, you must have a bachelor's degree in math, science (biology or chemistry), or language arts; teaching licensure; and prior teaching experience.
  • Instructor duties: This innovative, six-week summer instructor position includes: creating and implementing lesson plans and hands-on activities, developing learning goals and objectives, and evaluating progress through tests, assignments and projects.
  • Summer Academy dates: Consult our academic calendar. All courses are taught at the University of Dayton.
  • Compensation: Summer Academy pay rate is based on qualifications and experience.
  • How to apply: Email your resume and cover letter to Upward Bound Program Director Ieesha Ramsey at upwardbound@udayton.edu. Annual application deadline is April 15 (or until filled).
  • Questions: Contact us.

Contact Us

University of Dayton Upward Bound Program

Fitz Hall 618 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2969

937-229-3580