The Junior Statesmen Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) civic education organization that for more than 75 years has helped over 500,000 student leaders prepare for a lifetime of active citizenship, is hiring faculty for its 2017 JSA Summer Schools at Georgetown, Stanford and Princeton to teach the following subjects:
JSA Summer School prepares high-achieving high school students for success in college and beyond. They provide rigorous, advanced academic instruction while building key leadership and success skills, and providing a truly unique and valuable set of experiential learning activities. During their time on campus, students complete a midterm exam, final exam and 12-15 page research paper. Students also partake in a public speaking and debate practicum. This experience serves as a practical demonstration of the academic curriculum and a forum for student debate on contemporary public policy.
These college-level courses are designed to prepare for the Advanced Placement Examination or considered as a semester Honors History/Elective Course.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in History, Political Science, Economics, Communications or the Humanities; Prior experience teaching college students.
For AP courses: Familiarity with AP course curriculum and exams.
Compensation: Stipends for JSF Faculty begin at $4,000. Room and board will also be provided throughout the program.
All interested candidates should apply at: summer.jsa.org/faculty-application
About the JSA Summer School
The JSA Summer School offers a challenging, dynamic academic experience for high school students who have a passion for politics and government. For 75 years, non-partisan Junior Statesmen programs have provided an unparalleled training ground for the students who will be the civic leaders of their generation. Junior Statesmen Summer Programs prepare students to tackle the challenges facing their communities, our nation and the world.
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