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.
We are seeking CTY Online Programs Instructor - Visual Fluency who supports academically talented students enrolled in Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online critical reading and writing courses.
NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible. This position is not available for visa sponsorship.
Multiple Positions Available.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Guide students through lessons within curriculum defined by CTY.
Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, Zoom, and email.
Provide timely, detailed written feedback to students on coursework and course progress.
Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom.
Report concerns with students, courseware, or systems to supervisor.
Suggest improvements to course content.
Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule provided by CTY.
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 Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in Reading, Writing, Literature, or Education with a specialization in English.
Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
Two years teaching, tutoring or related experience is required.
Master's Degree is strongly preferred.
Experience working with 7-15 age group and with gifted students from diverse background is preferred
Experience teaching Grammar and Visual Fluency courses is preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent communication skills.
Computer or Other Special Needs:
Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle and Zoom.
Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
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.
Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and evenings as determined with supervisor.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, or an area in which JHU has an authorized business entity.
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.
CTY Online Programs offers students in grades preK-12 challenging academic coursework throughout the year. For more information, please visit: cty.jhu.edu/ctyonline
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.
Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor - Visual Fluency Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $21.00 - $24.15 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Hours Vary / 27hrs week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Telecommute Department name: DE Writing Humanities Social Science Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
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