The Naval Academy Preparatory School, located within the confines of Naval Station Newport in Newport, RI, is a critical component of the United States Naval Academy (USNA) where we enhance Midshipman Candidates’ moral, mental, and physical foundations to prepare them for admission to, and success at, the United States Naval Academy.
The incumbent will support these activities by:
Provide Out of Class Academic Instruction – Provide individualized extra instruction by appointment and on a walk-in basis. Monitor study periods, sometimes involving large groups of students, including providing tutoring, maintaining an environment conducive to learning, mentoring students in study strategies, time management, and positive work habits. This will be done by a combination of traditional work day, evening periods and weekend hours when classroom instructors are not available.
Coordinate with and Support Math Faculty – Provide feedback concerning student progress, including issues with problem solving or mathematical deficiencies, to the student’s instructor. Support the creation of learning aids such as worksheets and written solutions. Log the time spent with and type of help given to each student in the electronic spreadsheet so that the faculty can track student effort. Fill in for instructors in the classroom when an absence is anticipated well in advance.
Support School-wide Mission – Provide leadership for curricular activities and collateral duties, as assigned. Participate in suitable professional development.
Coordinate with Supervisor - Provide overall support of divisional tasking. Ensure balance between critical job elements. Timely support of division administrative requirements in a professional fashion, to include submission of academic reports and personnel performance appraisals.
This will be a 10-month per year appointment during the initial 3-year contract period. Renewal of this appointment is anticipated and will be contingent on the performance of the incumbent during the contract period as well as the needs and emerging plans relating to the Naval Academy Preparatory School's Mathematics Division curriculum. Salary for this position will be commensurate with the expertise and responsibilities of the position.
Applicants must have:
a Bachelor's in Science or Mathematics or a field requiring a significant mathematics coursework from an accredited college or university;
teaching experience in Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus and/or Calculus; and
have the ability to teach mathematics classes at the high school and introductory undergraduate level.
US Citizenship required.
Internal Number: NAPS-20-21-5
About United States Naval Academy
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.