CTY Online Programs Instructor - Language Arts
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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CTY Online Programs Instructor - Language Arts
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 todays 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 seeking a CTY Online Programs Instructor-Language Arts

We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTYs 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. We are seeking a CTY Online Programs Instructor who supports academically talented students enrolled in Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online critical reading courses.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and teach lessons within curriculum defined by CTY. Lectures are not required.
  • Monitor student progress and assist students in accomplishing established learning objectives.
  • Interact independently with students using distance education technologies, primarily Moodle, phone and video conferencing software, and e-mail.
  • Provide timely written feedback to students and their parents on coursework and progress.
  • Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom.
  • Report concerns with students, courseware, or systems to supervisor.
  • Suggest improvements to course contents.
  • Submit hours worked via established system according to schedule provided by CTY.


  • This position does not offer benefits.
  • This position does not offer sponsorship.
  • Multiple positions are open.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in required subject area or related discipline.
  • Two years teaching or tutorial experience in required subject area or related discipline.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Degree is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, especially gifted students aged 7-15 years, is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work a minimum of 10 hours each week. Fifteen hours or more per week preferred.

Computer or Other Special Requirements
  • Must have a computer with broadband Internet access; familiarity with Online education technologies a plus, such as Moodle, Zoom, and Skype.

Internal & External Contacts Required
  • Collaborative relationships with the Program Manager, supervisors, and CTYOnline administrators and staff.
  • Frequent contact with students, schools, and parents via telephone, email, and web-based messaging and/or virtual meeting room software.

Physical Requirements
  • 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.

Additional Information
  • Applicants must provide a written response to the prompt 'Write Sample Feedback for One Lesson to Student and Parents. Follow this link to access the required writing prompt.
  • Work hours vary and are flexible; including weekends and evenings as determined with supervisor.
  • Instructors must check email daily and respond within 24 hours. [I would like to update this to 48 hours or one business day, whichever is sooner]
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, or an area in which 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.

Classified Title: CTY DE Instructor
Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor - Language Arts

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Min/Mid/Max Hourly Range: $20.56-$28.28-$35.99 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee Group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Remote
Department name: CTY Online Language Arts
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/


[I would like to update this to 48 hours or one business day, whichever is sooner] will be omitted from Additional Information.

This position is not benefits eligible.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Multiple positions available.

This position is telework eligible.

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

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

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. 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 campus. 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.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-CTY-Online-Programs-Instructor-Language-Arts-MD-21209/1003160100/

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