Wednesday Update for June 17, 2015

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Wednesday Update for June 17, 2015 


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General Announcements

Fall 2015 Graduate Supplemental Retention Scholarship
The Supplemental Retention Scholarship (SRs) offers limited tuition assistance for UF students enrolled in a Ph.D .or MFA degree program who have no more than three semesters to completion, and have exhausted all opportunities for a fellowship, assistantship, or other College/Departmental funding.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  The funding is designed to assist students with the completion of their degree programs by providing limited tuition assistance.   Information and applications are available at:

Deadline:  APPLICATIONS will be accepted until July 6, 2015

If you have questions concerning the Supplemental Retention Scholarship, please contact Sarah Perry at or at 392-6444.

ENC 5319- Scholarly Writing for Publication- Writing for Intersectional & Social Justice Research – Fall 2015
This workshop-style seminar is a valuable course for graduate students (and their advisor) as it will give a venue to make progress on and enhance thesis/dissertation writing or other research projects, allowing advisors to focus more on conceptual/methodological issues than on the writing. And, it brings a lens that many students are hungry for: intersectionality and social justice perspectives. See flyer for more details.

Opportunities and Employment

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, UF’s K-12 laboratory school, is seeking applicants for a full-time kindergarten teacher for one year beginning August 13, 2015.  Interested applicants should apply through GatorJobs:  Position: Visiting Elementary Instructor; Requisition Number: 0908377
To apply:

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, UF’s K-12 laboratory school, is seeking applicants for a part-time high school biology teacher for one year beginning August 13, 2015.  Interested applicants should apply through GatorJobs: Position: OPS Faculty; Requisition Number: T2648
To apply:

Exceptional Education Teachers- Orlando, Florida
Princeton House Charter School is seeking Exceptional Education Teachers with Prek-3rd and/or K-6th certifications to serve students with Autism. We are a public charter school located in Orlando, Florida. Please see flyer for further information.

Emerald Shores Elementary – Ocala, Florida
Currently hiring for 4th and 5th grade teachers, a librarian, and a guidance counselor. Application information located at:

Emerald Shores Elementary
404 Emerald Rd.
Ocala, FL 34472
Contact person:  Kathy Cook, School Secretary

The Teaching Center is looking to employ 7 graduate students this fall semester for the following: Mathematics Center tutor coordinator and supplemental instructors for courses in anthropology, humanities (Good Life), psychology, sociology, education, and public speaking. Employment would be quarter-time as teaching assistants (except for math coordinator which is half-time) or temporary OPS. To complete an employment application, please go to

We are looking for a highly organized individual who can use resources available to problem solve and accomplish various web tasks for the College of Education. Tasks require strong attention to detail and the ability to work under deadlines. The ideal candidate will take initiative in finding issues to fix on the website.

Help the Webmaster with updates to P.K. Yonge’s web presence and 130+ college subsites, including:
•Field basic help requests from faculty to make website changes
•Fix PDFs, tweak photos and prepare other documents to post to website
•Search for public domain and iStock images

Minimum Requirements:
Must have experience with WordPress’ content management system, plugins widgets, themes, etc.
Basic skills in Photoshop, Excel, Acrobat
CSS troubleshooting experience preferred

Complete the online application at

Teaching Positions
Ruth Rains Middle School, located in Cross City, Florida, has the following instructional openings available for immediate hire:

Reading (must be reading endorsed)
Middle Grades Science (may teach out of field up to 1 year)
Middle Grades English Language Arts

Applicants should send resumes to Alexa Mills via fax (352-498-1283) or email

Applicants must print an application online ( and mail or fax it to:

Attention: Nicole Chesser
16077 NE 19 Highway
Instructional Services Building 2
Cross City, FL 32628
Fax: (352) 498-1308

ROOMY LUXURY TRIMARK STUDIO APARTMENT JUST BECAME AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE UPCOMING 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR! Beautifully furnished. Also available is a parking space right next to your apartment. You don’t have to worry about furnishing your place and you don’t have to worry about roommate drama. Plenty of seating/lounging to host friends or family. Roomy high-end kitchen with granite. Washer & dryer in your apartment. Easy 1 block walk to campus! Very close to Norman, sorority row, and the rest of the UF campus. If you prefer, furniture can be removed and parking is an optional add-on. Please email for price and details:

Babysitting/ Nanny/ Tutoring

Tutor Needed
Looking for someone to help our 6 year old granddaughter while she is staying with us in Gainesville during the first and possibly second week of July. The two areas she needs help with are reading and math. Please contact Dr. Michael Weaver at or 317-379-6976.

Tutor Position at City College
City College’s Gainesville campus is seeking a tutor for the upcoming Summer Quarter. This is a part-time position, Monday through Thursday, 15 to 20 hours per week, at $12.00 per hour. The tutor would work with adult learners in morning and evening blocks on basic education subjects including College Algebra, English, Basic Mathematics, Reading Skills, and Computer Applications. If interested, please contact Jimmie Gunn at by Friday, June 19th.

English Writing Tutor Needed
I am looking for an English writing tutor for my son during summer break. My son will be in 11th grade and we are looking for someone who can help improve his English writing ability. Graduate student who is majoring in language art and native English. $15/hour but is negotiable. Contact

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