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 Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online competitive math courses.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Develop and teach 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 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.
Minimum required education and related work experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in mathematics or related field; Master's degree is 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.
Required Special Skills and Knowledge:
Two years teaching or tutorial experience in mathematics related to the American Mathematical Competitions (AMC) 8, 10 or 12. Similar competitive exams may be substituted for the AMCs. Past participation in the AMCs or similar preferred.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
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 Adobe Connect
Physical requirements for the job:
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.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.
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
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