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CTY Online Programs Instructor - High School Competitive Math

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve.

General summary/purpose:

The CTY Online Instructor for High School Competitive Mathematics will mainly be responsible for teaching high school level online competitive math courses, including Competitive Math Prep, Competitive Math I, and Competitive Math II.  These courses prepare students for the AMC 8, AMC 10, and AMC 12 and AIME Competitive Math Exams. 

Phone calls to students, parents and schools are required. The instructor is the student's main contact point and he or she ensures that every student has an outstanding learning experience with CTYOnline.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
  • Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, Adobe Connect, Skype and e-mail.
  • Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on coursework and progress, according to a rubric.
  • Communicate with students, parents, IT, program administrators and supervisor to resolve any course related issues.
  • Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule provided by CTY.
  • Working closely with program managers on course related issues and working as a team member to provide support to other CTY Online instructors, as necessary.
  • Additional duties include assisting with the development of course related materials;  updating and developing curriculum; participating in new course development; working closely with program managers on course related issues; assisting with the training and supervision of other instructors; and working as a team member to provide support to other CTY Online instructors, as necessary.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in mathematics or related field is required; Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
  • Two years of related experience is required, such as instruction or tutoring of elementary school students, either through online or classroom instruction.
  • Must have demonstrated success teaching high school competitive math.
  • JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
  • Must have a computer with broadband Internet access.
  • Familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle, Adobe Connect and Skype.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software, as needed.

Required Special Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive, proactive, and professional written and spoken communication skills using various technology is critical.
  • Must be very student-oriented.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with online course management systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with LaTeX, and proficiency with Gmail & related Google Apps as well as the ability to find and use free online tools related to each course

Internal and External Contacts Required as part of the job:

Daily contact with students, schools and parents via phone, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software. Frequent interaction with CTY Online staff to resolve problems and attend to program requirements.

Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Ability to access and transmit information using a computer.
  • Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
  • The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone or Skype and possibly face to face with internal and external audiences and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
  • Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and evenings as determined with supervisor.
  • Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.

Additional Information:

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
  • The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
  • All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.

 

Classified title: CTY DE Instructor

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $21.00-24.15 per hour

Employee group: Casual

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Exempt

Personnel area (School): UN12/CTY

Org unit name and #: 10000113 – DE Math Science Computer Science

Department name: CTY Online Programs

Schedule (hours/days): Hours and Schedule Will Vary

Location: Telecommute 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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