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CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish

Job Overview for CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish

Pay Rate per Hour:

Minimum: $19
Maximum: $27

Class Size:


Student Ages:

Elementary & Junior (age 5-15)
High School & College Prep (age 15-18)

Class Schedule:

Morning (9am-12pm)
Afternoon (12pm-3pm)
Late Afternoon (3pm-6pm)

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CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish Job Description

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.

Note: This position is not benefits eligible.

Multiple Positions Available

General Nature or Purpose of the Job:

The instructor supports academically talented students enrolled in Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) online Spanish courses.


  • Develop and teach lessons within the curriculum defined by CTY.
  • 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.
  • Provide timely feedback to students and their parents on coursework and progress.
  • Coordinate with a teaching assistant (TA) for tutorial sessions. The TA will be assigned to the course by CTY.
  • Manage student behavior and discipline in the online classroom.
  • Report concerns with students, courseware, systems or TA to supervisor.
  • Suggest improvements to course contents.
  • Submit hours worked via an established system according to the schedule provided by CTY.

Other Duties:

  • 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.

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.

Machines and/or equipment used on the job, include % of time used:

  • Computer, 100%

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.

Additional Information:

  • 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.
  • 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: cty.jhu.edu/ctyonline

CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish Job Requirements

Degree of Independent Action Performed on the Job:

  • Moderate degree of independent action.

Internal and External Contacts Required as part of the Job:

  • Collaborative relationships with the Program Manager, supervisors, and CTYOnline administrators and staff.
  • Frequent contact with students and parents via Skype, email, and web-based virtual meeting room software.

CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish

Required Special Skills and Knowledge:

  • Native-like proficiency in Spanish language.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students to develop their written and conversational skills in Spanish.
  • 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.

Minimum Required Education and Related Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in relevant subject area or related field is requried; Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Two years teaching or tutorial experience in Spanish language is required.
  • Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish Salary and Compensation

Working Title: CTY Online Programs Instructor – Spanish

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Starting Salary Range: $19.96 to $27.44 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Telecommute
Department name: 10000114-DE Writing Humanities Social Science
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

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Company Information for CTY at Johns Hopkins University

The world leader in gifted education since 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world. We serve bright learners and their families through our research, advocacy, and counseling, as well as our signature gifted and talented summeronlineinternational, and family programs.CTY students comprise the most promising minds of the next generation. There are nearly 150,000 CTY alumni around the world, including the founders of Facebook and Google, Intel Science Talent Search winners, Rhodes Scholars, and MacArthur Fellows. At CTY, bright students have the chance to participate in challenging educational opportunities they won’t experience anywhere else. Just as important, they’ll find a safe, welcoming circle of peers, mentors, and teachers who understand advanced students. And they’ll make lifelong friends who share their passion for learning.Learn more about CTY, our Talent Search, and our gifted programs by attending a free online webinar, or by visiting us on the web at http://cty.jhu.edu/start.