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College Prep Instructor

College Prep Instructor

Blueprint Summer Programs (Pre-College Program)

Job type: Seasonal/Temp

Salary and Benefits: $600 / week

Paid Training: Housing and Meals Included

Program Length/ Dates: Summer 2018, 2- 3 weeks (See program locations and dates below)


About Blueprint Summer Programs

Our company helps high school students succeed in college from Day 1 through personal, fun and innovative summer programs. Here’s why students come to Blueprint:

  • Get Ready For College: Blueprint’s proprietary College & Career Readiness curriculum, custom-developed academic courses and on-campus living help students more successfully navigate the transition from highschool to college
  • Choose the Right Major: Inspiring courses taught by top-notch instructors help students choose an area they would like (or not like!) to study
  • Decide Where to Go to College: Living on a college campus and taking classes that focus on personal goals, budget and admission requirements help students feel more confident about what college is the ‘right fit’ for them
  • Rock their College Applications: Hands-on activities and workshops dedicated to organizing the college search and application process, writing stellar personal statements and engaging in effective college interviews all set students up for success as they apply for admission!
  • HAVE FUN! Road trips, evening activities and tours of popular attractions make for a fun and memorable summer!

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 (see specific program dates and locations below).

Essential Duties:

  • Hours of Instruction range  from 8:30am-11:00am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and are from 8:00-4:00pm the first Wednesday of program week.
  • Must be available from 4:00PM through 10:00PM to assist with evening activities, as assigned by your Program Director.
  • Must be available and on campus Saturday and Sundays. Duties to be assigned at the discretion of your Program Director.
  • Teach Blueprint’s college-prep curriculum while providing a comfortable and personal classroom environment that helps students prepare for college
  • Provide high school students with appropriate support, knowledge and encouragement to reach future goals.
  • Provide a fun, distinctive and intensive educational course in a dynamic college setting
  • Facilitate and execute full day college and career readiness session(s)
  • Plan and execute all day-to-day class functions
  • 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 the drive to impart knowledge and mentor youth
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Organized, and systems oriented
  • Thrive in unstructured, high-intensity environments
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Able to walk long distances, daily (around a college campus)
  • Quick thinking and entrepreneurial
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Team player; willing to participate in various program activities


How to Apply:

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



Program Dates and Locations

Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

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