The instructor supports academically talented students enrolled in Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) elementary school level online math courses.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, Adobe Connect, Skype and e-mail.
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.
Internal and external contacts required as part of the job:
Collaborative relationships with the Senior Program Manager of Mathematics, supervisors, and CTYOnline administrators and staff. Frequent contact with students, schools, and parents via telephone, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in mathematics or related field with two years teaching, tutoring experience; K-6 teaching certification 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.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Two years of online or classroom instruction and/or tutoring elementary/middle school students.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle, Adobe Connect and Skype.
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 telephone or Skype and possibly face to face 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 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.
CTYOnline 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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