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Alfred University Summer Reading/Writing Instructor in Alfred, New York

Opportunity Programs seeks a summer job for a Reading/Writing instructor from 7/14/23-8/12/23. This instructor must be able to think creatively while also being detail-oriented and organized. They need to be able to synthesize information from many different sources into a cohesive whole that is engaging and interesting for students.


  • Develop lesson plans, teach mechanics and creativity in writing, and teach reading.

  • Educate students in the basics of reading, writing, and reviewing poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction.

  • Assess student performance, adjust curriculum and create individual study plans, edit written essays.

  • Plan and implement educational goals and objectives.

  • Organize and run all classroom activities, including homework assignments and grading.

  • Modify curriculum to adjust to time constraints and student abilities.

  • Cover the principles and uses of rhetoric, as well as writing strategies across academic disciplines.

  • Work with a diverse student population.

  • Teach students through developmentally appropriate reading, writing, and study skill strategies to help them become college ready.

  • Guide students in use of proper grammar, spelling, college level vocabulary, and introduce and implement proper MLA and APA citation formats.

  • Speak about plagiarism in college.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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