Summer Algebra Institute Instructor


The Summer Algebra Instructor will  guides the educational experience of our Scholars for our Summer Algebra Institute program. During this 6-week program from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM, instructors will teach scholars aged 9th-12th grade in cohorts of up to 25, about basic algebraic fundamentals as defined by the program through both written and digital mediums. This will include instruction using online tools, walking scholars through culturally relevant projects, STEAM activities, and college knowledge activities. This position is vital to the academic and developmental success of our Square Root Academy Scholars.

Compensation: $25.00/Hour

Commitment: Full Time; M-F, for 6-week term


Live Instruction and Activities

  • Lead classroom instruction Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM

  • Use classroom-based learning as the primary mode of instruction

  • Use data reports generated by EdReady to supplement class-based learning

  • Facilitate STEAM projects that help students exercise math concepts and support interest in STEAM majors and professional fields

  • Facilitate culturally relevant projects that help students see themselves in STEAM fields

  • Support college knowledge activities

Data Collection

  • Administer MDTP pre- and post- assessments and reflection exercise

  • Administer EdReady pre-test diagnostic

  • Use MDTP and EdReady data reports to guide student learning

Other Duties

  • Oversee curriculum implementation

  • Assist in organizing the SAI culminating ceremony

  • Facilitate field trips to industry and University tours.

  • Embody and promote the Square Root Academy culture and values.


  • Bachelor's or post-Baccalaureate degree

  • Teaching credential in Mathematics

  • 3 or more years of teaching experience

  • Knowledge of college admissions requirements

  • Knowledge of achievement gap and education disparity or desire to learn more and contribute to change

  • Passion for STEM education

  • Have a team-oriented mindset

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter, credentials and availability to:

KT Hughins, Operations Coordinator