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Temporary-AP English Literature and Composition Instructor (GLL-Stem Program)

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Company: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, IL

Date Posted: May 21, 2014

Source: HigherEdJobs

Please attach a cover letter for full consideration for the temporary opportunity of Temporary Online Instructor, Gifted Learning Links. Please indicate the course or courses you are qualified to teach from the list below. The Center for Talent Development (CTD) at Northwestern University is dedicated to helping gifted children, age 4 through grade 12, reach full potential. Our Gifted LearningLinks (GLL) provides online courses to academically talented students from all over the country and world who are seeking rigorous, engaging courses they may otherwise not be able to take in their area or with their schedules. GLL instructors are responsible for teach challenging material via a course management system (CMS) and by utilizing current web tools. GLL students often accelerate through the curriculum, and instructors are expected to respond to students within 24-48 hours. Currently we are hiring for our 2014-15 academic year. This course is scheduled to begin August ...

Please attach a cover letter for full consideration for the temporary opportunity of Temporary Online Instructor, Gifted Learning Links. Please indicate the course or courses you are qualified to teach from the list below. The Center for Talent Development (CTD) at Northwestern University is dedicated to helping gifted children, age 4 through grade 12, reach full potential. Our Gifted LearningLinks (GLL) provides online courses to academically talented students from all over the country and world who are seeking rigorous, engaging courses they may otherwise not be able to take in their area or with their schedules. GLL instructors are responsible for teach challenging material via a course management system (CMS) and by utilizing current web tools. GLL students often accelerate through the curriculum, and instructors are expected to respond to students within 24-48 hours. Currently we are hiring for our 2014-15 academic year. This course is scheduled to begin August 15,
2014. Opportunities to teach additional courses may be available. Course name: AP English Literature and Composition for STEM-Focused Students This course is to be designed to align with the AP English Literature and Composition learning outcome objectives while appealing specifically to students interested in pursuing careers in STEM-related fields. A substantial subset of assigned readings should appeal to students with interests in science and technology (such as works of science fiction, works with major characters involved in science/technology, etc.) Novels, drama, and poetry studies will be selected from the AP list available on page 52 of the document at http://apcentral.collegeboard.com... Applicants who have prior AP teaching experience and/or have completed AP Summer Institute Training are preferred. For additional information about GLL, please visit http://ctd.northwestern.edu... Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development.

Temporary Job Description:
Compensation is $300 per student for a two-semester course plus an additional stipend for course development. We offer individualized technical support and professional development for effective online instruction. This course will begin August 15 and run the duration of the 2014-2015 school year. Teaching opportunities for additional courses may be available.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required, master's degree and /or experience working with the academically high achieving population preferred. Teaching Certification preferred. Instructors should be subject matter experts and experienced in classroom communication and management. Instructors need to be adept at using multiple teaching strategies, assessing student needs and progress, and differentiating instruction for the varied abilities of gifted learners. Experience with online learning a plus.

Software Required:
Blackboard or Schoology LMS and Adobe Connect (provided) and email connectivity This job is open for online applications. For consideration, please click on the link below. You will be directed to Northwestern University's electronic recruiting system, eRecruit, where you will search and apply for current openings. To apply for this position in eRecruit, enter the Job Opening ID number in the appropriate search field. Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your resume. For all resumes received, if there is interest in your candidacy, the human resources recruiter or the department hiring manager will contact you. Job Opening ID number for this position is #23266 http://www.northwestern.edu... "As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment." "Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities."

Date:
5/21/2014

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