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Johns Hopkins University CTY Online Programs Instructor - AP Economics in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is seeking a CTY Online Programs Instructor for AP Economics who will support academically talented students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online Economics courses for grades 2-12 students.

NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible.

Multiple positions are available.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop and teach lessons within curriculum defined by AP College Board or CTY.

  • Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.

  • Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, Adobe Connect, phone and e-mail.

  • Provide timely feedback and encouragement to students and their parents on coursework and progress.

  • Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom.

  • Communicate with students, parents, IT, program administrators and supervisor to resolve any course related issues.

  • Suggest improvements to course design and contents.

  • Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule provided by CTY.

Machines and/or Equipment Used:

  • Computer, 100%

  • Broadband, 100%

Degree of Independent Action Performed:

  • Moderately Supervised (overall objectives are given, supervisor and incumbent collaborate, moderate level of autonomy).

Internal & External Contacts Required:

  • Collaborative relationships with the Program Manager, supervisors, administrators, and staff.

  • Frequent contact with students and parents via telephone, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in Economics or related field. Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

  • Two years of teaching or tutorial experience in Economics or related area. AP knowledge is advantage

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience teaching Economics to grades 2-12 students.

  • Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses and preparing high school students for the AP exam is advantage.

  • Knowledge of Economics course and exam content.

  • Ability to prepare lesson plans and audio-visual aids per the required curriculum.

  • Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Extensive communication and organizational proficiencies along with excellent interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 and email 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.

Additional Information :

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, and be based in the US or another jurisdiction where JHU has an authorized business entity.

  • 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

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

Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor

Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor - AP Economics

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $21.00 - $24.15 per hour

Employee group: Casual / On Call

Schedule: Hours Vary/27 hrs week

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: Telework

Department name: 10000114-DE Writing Humanities Social Science

Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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