Length of Appointment : July 11 through August 14, 2020 (in Abu Dhabi from July 11 to August 5 and at an assigned global site (Florence, Italy or New York from August 6 to August 14), with attendance at approximately two meetings prior to the program's start for orientation activities.
Dates are subject to change. Program Overview : The NYUAD Summer Academy is a cross-cultural program designed to enhance the academic profile of highly motivated Emirati high school students about to start their 11th year.
The program features intensive instruction in Critical Writing and Thinking, Mathematical Reasoning, Test Preparation, and Leadership Development and Public Speaking over the course of two summers and an intervening academic year.
Each summer, students receive approximately three weeks of instruction at the NYUAD campus before traveling to Florence, Italy (1st summer) and New York City (2nd summer) for approximately ten days.
Responsibilities : + Meet individually with students during study hall, meals, breaks, and in the evenings to assist with reading and homework assignments + Advise students on the development of individualized college application plans, in conjunction with Summer Academy and NYUAD admissions staff + Assist instructors in class with group work and with judging presentations, as necessary + Assist chaperones with supervision of students during co-curricular activities in Abu Dhabi, New York, and / or Florence, including evening activities + Report any instances of student misconduct, academic performance concerns, and health issues to Summer Academy management + Contribute to the overall collegial atmosphere of the Summer Academy Requirements : + Bachelor's degree or equivalent + Available to travel to Abu Dhabi, and New York or Florence (per individual assignment), during the dates listed above + Demonstrated interest in cross-cultural education and enthusiasm for teaching