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Lead Instructor

College Prep Instructor - Team Lead

Blueprint Summer Programs (Pre-College Summer Program)


Job type: Seasonal/Temp

Salary: $700/Week, Plus Room and Board

Program Length/ Dates: Summer 2017, 2-3 weeks (Includes one week of on-site training)



Live on a beautiful college campus this summer and help make a difference in the lives of gifted high school students from around the world. Our national pre-college summer program is seeking talented and caring college students to join our summer staff in 2017 as Lead Instructors. Each summer, individuals in this role provide high school students with the educational experience of a lifetime. In this position you will be responsible for teaching one College Prep course, while supervising and guiding all on-site academic staff. Often referred to as one of "the toughest jobs you'll ever love", our Lead Instructor position is very demanding. However, the rewards are worth the hard work. If you are a compassionate leader with high energy and a sense of adventure, we want to hear from you!


Job Purpose:

Organize classroom activities and offer a positive academic experience with the purpose of preparing high school students for college, at Blueprint’s designated locations. This role will guide and supervise all academic aspects of Blueprint’s Summer Program at designated location, with the purpose of providing an exceptional educational experience for all students.


Essential Duties:

  • Provide a fun, distinctive and intensive educational course in a dynamic college setting
  • Teach Blueprint’s college-prep curriculum while providing a comfortable and personal classroom environment that helps students prepare for college
  • Facilitate and execute full day college and career readiness session(s)
  • Provide high school students with appropriate support, knowledge and encouragement to reach future goals
  • Be an instructional coach, visit other instructors classes at least two times a week, have individual meetings with them to provide feedback and opportunities for growth
  • Maintain a positive, professional on-campus presence at all times
  • Assist in supervising non-academic activities and providing general program/office administrative support
  • Assist in supervising all on-campus and off-campus activities, including student special events and road trips
  • Implement all program rules, procedures and safety guidelines

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of one year teaching experience
  • Thorough understanding of the college admissions process
  • Previous involvement in student organizations, career advising and/or academic administration
  • Must be able to travel to and from designated Blueprint Summer Program location

Desired Qualifications:

  • Summer/ enrichment program or adjunct teaching experience
  • Caring, compassionate and selfless
  • Passionate teacher with previous instructional coaching experience
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Organized, and systems oriented
  • Thrive in unstructured, high-intensity environments
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Quick thinking and entrepreneurial
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Team player; willing to participate in various program activities
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certification is a plus


This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.


Program Locations and Dates:

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA
    • Training Dates: July 2nd - July 8th, Program Dates: July 9th - July 23rd


About Blueprint Summer Programs and How to Apply

Our company offers personal, innovative, and fun pre-college summer programs for students entering grades 9 - 12 students. Here's what they get to do:

  • Experience college life and immerse themselves in inspiring and meaningful courses.
  • Live in residence halls on-campus with other students from around the country.
  • Get Ready For College - with our proprietary college prep curriculum.
  • Road trips! Travel to big cities, famous landmarks and popular attractions.

To be considered, candidates must submit a resume through our online application. For more information about Blueprint Summer Programs and a full list of our available positions, please visit

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