Our part-time staff are excited to facilitate learning and create an environment for students to succeed. We are committed to helping our students feel success and growth by providing thoughtful, intentional academic experiences, and sharing our own excitement around academic content.

– Seasonal Teaching Positions –

Summer Academy Middle School Teacher

Our middle school teachers teach their own class in Math, Science, Global Connect or Language Arts, lead a small reading group and create an elective based on their unique talents and interests. Student U teachers work full-time in the summer, creating lesson plans, teaching their own classes and working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students and part-time during the school year tutoring at our after-school program.

Summer Academy High School Teacher

Our high school teachers are experienced school teachers and professionals from Durham and the surrounding community. They teach in a five-week academic enrichment program designed to support our rising 9th and 10th grade students as they transition to and through high school. Student U high school teachers work full-time in the summer, teaching their own self-designed course while working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students. Courses encompass the Humanities, Math, Science, Art, Wellness, and College Prep.

Returning Summer Academy Middle School Teacher

Returning Summer Academy High School Teacher

Summer Academy Mentor Teacher

Mentor Teachers serve as an important support role in our Summer Academy program. Each mentor will own a part of the instructional day at Student U. This includes academic core classes like Math, Science, English and Global Connect along with Read Fearlessly (small reading groups) and electives (teacher designed courses based on teacher interest).

Summer Academy Interventionist

Student U Summer Interventionists are licensed, experienced educators who are present part-time in the summer to support middle school students who are behind grade level in some capacity and/or could benefit from more individualized instruction.

Summer Academy Internship Coordinator

The Summer Internship Coordinator position is designed for a person with strong communication and leadership skills and a desire to support students in reaching their college and career goals. The Coordinator will be responsible for managing the daily operations of Student U’s on-campus summer internship program for rising juniors and seniors and facilitating professional development sessions for all interns (on-campus and off-campus) once a week.

Summer Academy Operations Assistant

The Student U Operations Assistant will support our Operations & Facilities Manager and the Operations Team each day during the Summer Academy to ensure that all 6-10th graders have a great summer experience. The summer operations team works to make sure each day runs effectively which includes everything from transportation, food, and technology. The Operations Assistant will play an important role for program success which include overseeing Student U’s healthy food initiative. Interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed application to Cameron.Phillips@Studentudurham.org.

– School Year Part-time Teaching Positions –

High School Academic Coach

A Student U Academic Coach is responsible for supporting and advocating for the academic success of a small cohort of Student U high school students within Durham Public Schools. Ideal candidates for this position have a proven record of developing strong relationships with students, strong collaboration and communication skills, and experience working with students in an academic capacity. The commitment is February-May 2020.

High School Advocate

High school advocates will work closely with Student U’s high school staff to support students and their families as they prepare for high school graduation and college acceptance. The high school advocates will be responsible for mentoring, supporting and advocating for a small cohort of students within their school. The commitment is Mid February - June 15th, 2020.

– Full-time Opportunities –

Student U is committed to fostering an inclusive culture within our organization where people from various backgrounds can participate fully and equitably, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our mission.

There are currently no openings for full-time positions. If you are interested in a Durham where all students succeed and want to share your brilliance with our community contact us.