Classified title: CTY DE Instructor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/3/MB Starting Salary Range ($s): $19.00 - $26.12 per hour Employee group: Limited Schedule (hours/days): 1.5 hours on Tues/Weds/Thurs. End date for position 5/30/2018 Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Exempt Location: Mount Washington Campus Department name: Deans Office Personnel area (School): Academic and Business Centers
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.
Teach the Baltimore Emerging Scholars Engineering curriculum after regular school hours.
Teach Engineering curriculum for 3rd graders developed by CTY.
Monitor student performance and progress.
Differentiate instruction for individual students as appropriate.
Provide regular feedback to CTY supervisor on how students are doing. Evaluate the curriculum's effectiveness and assist in refining the curriculum after students complete the course.
Practice positive and effective classroom management.
Handle student conduct issues according to protocols.
Communicate with students, parents, host school administrators and supervisor to resolve any issues with students or the course/program implementation.
Cooperate with and help facilitate CTY research efforts related to CTY Baltimore Emerging Scholars (e.g. administration of tests, surveys, interviews, etc.)
Supervise and mentor a classroom assistant, if one is assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with significant coursework in early education, engineering, or a related field. Graduate degree, graduate work and Education courses are preferred.
Two years of teaching experience is required. Experience teaching the age group is preferred but not required.
Access to a personal computer and car/transportation to and from Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School and Cecil Elementary School.
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.
Required Special Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to teach using engaging, student-centered methods. Excellent communication skills. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, especially those from urban populations.
Internal and External Contacts Required as part of the job:
CTY Baltimore Emerging Scholars staff, Baltimore City Public Schools contacts, school principal, classroom assistant, students' parents/guardians
Physical Requirements for the Job:
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.
The person in this position needs to be able to travel to schools offering the program in Baltimore City and Prince George's County. The person must be able to move around a school building to access the assigned room. This position constantly communicates with students during lessons and frequently with parents, supervisors and other adults about student progress and any concerns. A significant portion of the curriculum is hands-on activities, meaning the candidate should have fine motor skills to model expectations to students. The person must be able to exchange information in all situations accurately and tactfully.
Aside from working in the schools on a scheduled basis, the candidate should be prepared to travel to CTY's Main Office for training and meetings with stakeholders.
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.
Travel to local area schools is required: Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School and Cecil Elementary School.
Must be able to teach the Baltimore Emerging Scholars Engineering curriculum after regular school hours.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.