CTY Online Programs Instructor – History at Johns Hopkins University
Job Req ID: 31996
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’re 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 nature or purpose of the job:
The instructor supports academically talented students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online History courses for grades 2-12 students.
Note: This position is not benefits eligible.
Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Multiple Positions Available
- Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule provided by CTY.
- Suggest improvements to course design and contents.
- Communicate with students, parents, IT, program administrators and supervisor to resolve any course related issues.
- Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom.
- Provide timely feedback and encouragement to students and their parents on coursework and progress.
- Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, Zoom, phone and e-mail.
- Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
- Develop and teach lessons within curriculum defined by AP College Board and 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.
Degree of independent action performed on the job:
- Moderate degree of independent action.
Internal and external contacts required as part of the job:
- Collaborative relationships with the Program Manager, supervisors, administrators, and staff. Frequent contact with students and parents via telephone, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software.
- Two years of teaching or tutorial experience in History or related area.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in History or related field
Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula. 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.
- Master’s degree is strongly preferred
- Knowledge and experience with AP courses is preferred.
Required Special Skills and Knowledge:
- Extensive communication and organizational proficiencies along with excellent interpersonal skills.
- Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to prepare lesson plans and audio-visual aids per the required curriculum.
- Knowledge of teaching History courses to grades 2 – 8 students will be an advantage.
- Knowledge of AP U.S. Government History course and exam content.
- Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses and preparing high school students for the AP exam is preferred
Computer or other special needs for the position:
- Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle and Zoom.
- Machines and/or equipment used on the job, include % of time used:
- Computer, 100%
Physical Requirements for the Job:
- 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.
- 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
- Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery
- Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
- Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, and must either live in the US or another area in which JHU has a business entity.
- 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.
- CTY Online Programs offers students in grades preK-12 challenging academic coursework throughout the year.
Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor
Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor – History
Starting Salary Range: $21.00 – $24.15 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Hours vary
Exempt Status: Exempt
Department name: 10000114-DE Writing Humanities Social Science
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers