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.
The instructor supports academically talented students enrolled in Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online competitive math courses.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Adobe Connect, and e-mail, and within the course LMS (Moodle).
Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on coursework and progress.
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.
Daily contact with students, schools and parents via phone, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software.
Frequent interaction with CTYOnline staff to resolve problems and attend to program requirements.
Note: Multiple positions available. (2)
Education Work Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in mathematics or related field.
Master's degree is strongly preferred.
Two years teaching, tutoring experience in high school or college courses is required.
MathCounts teaching experience is highly preferred.
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.
Special Skills and Knowledge:
MathCounts instruction and/or tutoring experience is strongly preferred.
Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle and Adobe Connect.
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 email, telephone, or Skype 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.
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