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Job Req ID:  62936

ITGL Teaching and Technology Specialist

The Johns Hopkins University School of Education (SOE) invites applicants for the position of ITGL Teaching and Technology Specialist  (Teaching Assistant) for the International Teaching and Global Leadership (ITGL) Cohort. The Specialist will assist in providing course and technology support to and facilitate communication between the students and faculty.


The Specialist’s goal is to support the success of the course and students by providing students with additional academic support. The Specialist will assist students in understanding content by using various teaching/tutoring strategies.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The Specialist will assist faculty instructor(s) with:

  • Preparing materials for coursework sessions
  • Grading coursework assignments
  • Facilitating and supporting classroom interactions and discussions including, though not limited to, small group work and breakout sessions
  • Various course-related administrative and technology tasks
  • Help maintain course Blackboard sites, including but not limited to posting assignments, editing and posting notes and/or Power Point slides for student access
  • Performs other duties as assigned by faculty.
  • Supporting the implementation of the digital portfolio, including but not limited to assisting with portfolio presentation preparation, assisting with task card review and approval, and providing general student support as needed
  • Supporting cohort wide technology initiatives, including but not limited to creating Microsoft Forms, tracking Microsoft Form responses, and assisting with updates to the cohort site
  • Supporting the new STEM Focus Area, including but not limited to conducting STEM research, providing STEM support for course creation, and assisting with other STEM related duties as assigned
  • Provide Extended Learning support, including but not limited to updating the cohort site, tracking student sign up at individual locations and providing general support as needed
  • Engage in weekly planning conversations with the faculty instructor(s) and lead
  • Be present for each course session
  • Engage in instructional planning sessions with the ITGL faculty


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Education experience in PK-12 classroom or higher education


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or Master's Degree candidate
  • Fluent in Mandarin
  • Background in virtual reality and artificial intelligence


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse populations
  • High level of comfort with technology and the online course format
  • Strong knowledge of content area for specific courses
  • Strong knowledge of research methodology, learning sciences, learning theory, or other theories of learning


Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certifications:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Blackboard and related programs


Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Working Title: ITGL Teaching and Technology Specialist 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE 
Starting Salary Range: $18.86 - $25.93/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: 37.5/ Monday - Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: ​​​​​​​Homewood Campus

Department name: ​​​​​​​International Teaching and Global Learning
Personnel area: School of Education


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.


Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.


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