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 tutorial assistant supports academically talented students
enrolled in Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online
Spanish courses and clubs.
Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Note: This position is not benefits eligible.
_Multiple Positions Available_
**Primary Duties and Responsibilities:**
+ Assist students in improving their writing skills.
+ Converse with students in Spanish via Zoom.
+ Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing
established learning objectives.
+ Interact independently with students using distance education
technologies, primarily Moodle, Zoom and e-mail.
+ Occasional support with parent correspondences.
+ Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on
coursework and progress.
+ Coordinate with the course instructor to conduct tutorial
+ Report concerns with students, courseware, or systems to
+ Suggest improvements to course content.
+ Submit hours worked via established system according to
schedule provided by 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.
**Minimum Required Education and Related Work Experience:**
+ High school diploma/GED required.
+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
preferred. Advanced native-level speaking proficiency may be
considered in lieu of a directly related degree.
+ Experience working as a tutor or teaching assistant for at
least one semester.
**Required Special Skills and Knowledge:**
+ Native-like proficiency in Spanish language.
**Preferred Special Skills and Knowledge:**
+ Demonstrated ability to teach elementary, middle, or high
school students to develop their written and conversational skills
+ Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
+ Extensive communication and organizational proficiencies along
with excellent interpersonal skills.
**Degree of independent action performed on the job:**
+ Moderately Supervised (overall objectives are given,
supervisor and incumbent collaborate, moderate level of
**Internal and external contacts required as part of the
+ Collaborative relationships with the World Language Program
Manager, Spanish instructors, and CTY Online Programs
administrators and staff. Frequent contact with students and
parents via Zoom, email, and web-based virtual meeting room
**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, Adobe Connect and Zoom.
+ Machines and/or equipment used on the job, include % of time
+ Computer, 100%
**Physical requirements for the job:**
+ Ability to access and transmit information using a
+ Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad
and other office machinery.
+ The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via
telephone, email, and Zoom with internal and external audiences and
must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these
+ Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and
evenings as determined with supervisor.
+ 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
+ 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 offer students in grades preK-12
challenging academic coursework throughout the year. For more
information, please visit: cty.jhu.edu/ctyonline
Classified Title: Tutorial Assistant Distance Education
Working Title: CTY Online Programs Tutorial Assistant - Spanish
Starting Salary Range: $15 - $17 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Hours Vary/ 27 hours a week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Department name: 10000114-DE Writing Humanities Social
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
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