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Johns Hopkins University CTY Online Programs Instructor - College Mathematics 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.

General Nature or Purpose of the Job:

This CTY Online Programs instructor will mainly be responsible for teaching students in at least two college level online math courses, such as Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and theoretical courses in general mathematics, real or complex analysis, or number theory.

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.

  • Arranging & holding live review sessions with students and actively checking in on all assigned students.

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

  • Promptly replying to emails, providing detailed feedback on exams according to a rubric.

  • Communicate with students, parents, IT, program administrators and supervisor to resolve any course related issues. Phone calls to parents and schools are required.

  • 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 and supervision of other instructors; and working as a team member to provide support to other CTYOnline instructors, as necessary.

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

Degree of Independent Action Performed on the Job:

  • Large degree of independent action. Generally work independently.

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.

Required Special Skills and Knowledge:

  • Two years teaching or tutorial experience in Advanced Placement and college level mathematics. Excellent communication skills. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Required Education and Related Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in mathematics or related field with two years teaching, tutoring experience in mathematics; Master’s degree is strongly 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.

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.

  • Familiarity with online course management systems and Microsoft Office Suite, experience with LaTeX, and proficiency with Gmail & related Google Apps as well as the ability to find and use free online tools related to each course.

Machines and/or Equipment used on the Job, Include % of Time Used:

  • Computer, 100%

  • 40% live interaction with students via phone, virtual meeting room.

Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.

  • 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 face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.

  • 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.

  • Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and evenings as determined with supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Additional Information:

  • NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible.

  • NOTE: Multiple positions available. This position is telework eligible.

  • NOTE: 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 entity.

  • 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.

  • CTYOnline offers students in grades preK-12 challenging academic coursework throughout the year. For more information, please visit:

Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor

Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor - College Mathematics ​​​​​

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $21 to $24.15 per hour

Employee group: Casual / On Call

Schedule: varies

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: Telework

Department name: 10000113-DE Math Science Computer 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 . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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.