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 are 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.
The CTY Online Programs Instructor, will mainly be responsible
for teaching Chess courses. As an online math instructor, the
individual will be responsible for promptly replying to emails;
providing detailed feedback on exams according to a rubric;
arranging & holding live review sessions with students and actively
checking in on all assigned students; helping to resolve any
Phone calls to students, parents and schools are required. The
instructor is the student's main contact point and he or she
ensures that every student has an outstanding learning experience
with CTY Online.
NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible.
NOTE: Multiple positions available.
NOTE: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
+ 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.
+ Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on
coursework and progress, according to a rubric.
+ Communicate with students, parents, IT, program administrators
and supervisor to resolve any course related issues.
+ Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom
+ Promptly replying to emails, providing detailed feedback on
exams according to a rubric.
+ Working closely with program managers on course related issues
and working as a team member to provide support to other CTY Online
instructors, as necessary.
+ Submit hours worked via established system according to
schedule provided by CTY.
+ Produce curriculum materials for a course for academically
talented students, including objectives, lecture scripts,
assignments, activities/exercises, quizzes, exams, solution files,
rubrics, and other course related materials.
+ Modify and evaluate course materials in LMS for accessibility,
and approved format.
+ Additional duties include assisting with the development of
course related materials; updating and developing curriculum;
participating in new course development; working closely with
program managers on course related issues; assisting with the
training of other instructors; and working as a team member to
provide support to other CTYOnline instructors, as necessary.
+ 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
+ Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time
with or without notice.
+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in
mathematics or related field is required; Additional (graduate)
education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by
the JHU Equivalency Formula.
+ At least two years of related experience is required, such as
chess teaching/tutoring experience.
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.
+ Master's degree in mathematics or related field is strongly
+ Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
+ Direct chess coaching or other related experience is highly
**Required Special Skills and Knowledge:**
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
+ Positive, proactive, and professional written and spoken
communication skills using various technology is critical.
+ Must be very student-oriented.
+ Ability to quickly learn new software, as needed.
**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 Skype.
**Physical Requirements for the Job:**
+ Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended
periods of time.
+ 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 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.
+ 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.
+ 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
+ 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.
+ CTY Online Programs offers students in grades preK-12
challenging academic coursework throughout the year. For more
information, please visit: cty.jhu.edu/ctyonline
Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor
Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor - Chess ?????
Starting Salary Range: $21- $24.15 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: hours vary / 27 hrs week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Department name: 10000113-DE Math Science Computer Science
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
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