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UVA |Northern Virginia Summer Programming Instructor (Staff and student wage)
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UVA |Northern Virginia Summer Programming Instructor (Staff and student wage)

Virginia Jobs
Fairfax, VA
  • $4,000 Weekly
  • Full-Time

UVA|Northern Virginia is hosting its Summer Programming in Northern Virginia during Summer 2024. This program is for high school students (rising 10-12 grade) and will run June 17 - July 26, 2024. It bridges the gap between curriculum and interest-based learning and will offer both in-person (Fairfax, VA) and online programming. We are looking for instructors to teach 1-2-week courses in Northern Virginia or online. Instructors are responsible for designing a curriculum grounded in learning objectives, developing a syllabus, and delivering instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide an exceptional classroom experience for learners (academic, interactive, equitable, and thoughtful)
  • Create a robust syllabus with measurable learning outcomes, to include both content-based outcomes and soft skill outcomes.
  • Attend workshops and check-ins prior to the start of instruction
Time Commitment
  • Course Design, which includes up to five 1:1 check-ins with UVA | Northern Virginia program staff
  • Course time, including prep time before and after program.
  • In-person courses run 9am - 4pm. The instructor should plan to be in the classroom 30 minutes before the start of class.
  • Online courses will include 2-hour synchronous sessions midday and asynchronous work time. In addition, instructors will dedicate 2 hours a day to office hours or 1:1 student consultation.

2 Week Courses (In-Person) - $4,000
  • Course Design $1000
  • Teaching $3000
1 Week Courses (In-Person) - $2,500
  • Course Design $1000
  • Teaching $1500
1 Week Course (Online) - $2000
  • Course Design $1000
  • Teaching $1000
Pending availability, Instructors can teach more than one course or session. Please note that a course design fee is only paid for the first session of a course. Instructors will be paid $1500/week for each additional session of the same in-person course and $1000/week for each additional session of the same online course. Breakfast and lunch are provided for in-person courses. Housing is not provided.

We are hiring Instructors for the following courses:

Introduction to Python (2 weeks in-person)
  • Session 1: 06/17/24-06/28/24
  • Session 2: 07/08/24 -07/19/24
Introduction to Branding and Marketing (2 weeks in-person)
  • Session 1: 07/15/24-07/26/24
Introduction to Branding and Marketing (1 week in-person)
  • Session 1: 07/08/24-07/12/24
College Essay Writing (1 week online)
  • Session 1: 07/08/24-07/12/24
  • Session 2: 07/15/24-07/19/24
  • Session 3: 07/22/24-07/26/24
Creative Writing (1 week online)
  • Session 1: 06/17/24-06/21/24
  • Session 2: 07/24/24-07/28/24
Forensic Science (2 weeks in-person)
  • Session 1: 06/17/24-06/28/24
Application Materials

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach:

--Cover Letter, to include the course for which you're applying and all teaching experience


--Mock syllabus for your desired course including:
  • Learning objectives
  • Outline of Concepts
  • Short paragraph on teaching style
Evaluation Process
  • Phone Screen
  • First Round Zoom Interview
  • Second Round Sample Teaching Session
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and will be evaluated on a rolling basis . Applications will close when all courses are staffed.

In addition to applicants external to UVA, this position is open to UVA graduate students, faculty and staff. Undergraduate students who have completed their 3rd year by June 2024 may also apply.

If you have any questions, please reach out to

If you are a current UVA employee, please apply internally on Workday by typing "Find Jobs" in the search bar.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

Education: 3 years of college
Experience: Relevant teaching experience


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job occasionally requires traveling some distance to attend meetings, field trips, and programs.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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Posted date

October 31, 2023

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