Department: Educ Ctr for Talent Developmnt Salary/Grade: TMP/01
Online High School Instructor Gifted LearningLinks (GLL)
Please include a cover letter noting which subject matter you are interested in teaching with the application for full consideration of the temporary opportunity. Currently we are hiring for our 2019 – 2020 academic year: All positions are teaching online between September 15, 2019 and July 31, 2020. Instructor subjects are listed below:
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.
GLL offers a wide range of Honors/AP® courses in Language Arts, the Humanities, Math, Science, and Technology for grades 6-12. All courses offer one or two semesters high school credit. AP® course syllabi will need to be submitted to the College Board for authorization. Students have up to 18 weeks to complete a single semester, and up to 36 weeks to complete a two semester course. All Honors and AP® courses are offered year-round. All positions at this level are expected to teach an entire academic year, August 15th through July 31st.
Instructors are responsible for the design and implementation of their course curriculum. All courses are delivered online using our learning management system (LMS), Schoology. Instructors are expected to respond to student inquiries within 24 to 48 hours and provide for regular “real–time” interaction. Compensation is based on enrollment and ranges from $175 (one semester) to $325 (two semesters) per student. Stipends are available for new course development. We offer individualized technical support and professional development opportunities for effective online instruction.
Experience teaching language arts at the high school level (Grades 9-12)
Experience with current technologies including Schoology or other LMS, and other Web 2.0 tools
Online teaching experience
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.
Master’s degree and /or experience working with the academically high achieving population preferred
Computer (Windows or Mac platform) with a current operating system
Reliable broadband internet service
Valid email account
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36888
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.