Summer Science and Math Instructors (New York, NY)
Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
May 23, 2018
New York, New York
2400.00 - 3000.00
Contract - Faculty
4 Year Degree
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is currently seeking science and math instructors for our summer day program in New York, NY, at the Speyer Legacy School.
What is CTY?
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY), a world leader in gifted education, offers summer academic programs at colleges, universities, and independent schools around the world. CTY gives highly qualified students the opportunity to engage in an intense immersion in a particular subject. In addition to rigorous academics, students enjoy a rich experience outside the classroom through recreational activities.
Why teach for CTY?
work with highly motivated and talented students in an environment that is focused on learning rather than grades
be a part of an intellectual community
work alongside dedicated educators and administrators from across the country and around the world
develop professionally and share strategies in a supportive, collegial environment
limited class size (12-15 students), plus an instructor and assistant for each class, ensures a low student-teacher ratio
The Edible World (grades 3-4)
In this course, students take a closer look at the common products on grocery shelves and use these items as a springboard to learn about chemistry and biotechnology.
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (grades 5-6)
In this course, students develop reasoning, logic, and critical-thinking skills through problem solving and exposure to a wide range of topics in mathematics.
Numbers: Zero to Infinity (grades 4-5)
In this course, students learn to make accurate estimations, develop computational strategies, and appreciate and understand the magnitude of extremely large and extremely small numbers.
Instructors' daily working hours are class times and additional class planning and preparation time as needed.At day sites, instructors are responsible for working student arrival day of the opening weekend. In addition, instructors may also work Saturday of closing week, if needed. Otherwise, instructors do not have scheduled responsibilities on the weekend.
Dates of Employment:
Session 1: June 28 to July 21, 2018
Session 2: July 21 to August 11, 2018
Terms of Employment:
Starting salary is $2,400 to $3,000 for a three-week session
Lunch is provided daily
Employees pay their travel to and from program location
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.
Teaching experience, preferably with children or adolescents
Course work in the appropriate field with a GPA of 3.2 or better
Comfortable using Microsoft Office and web-based applications such as Box