Department: Educ Ctr for Talent Developmnt Salary/Grade: TMP/01
Temporary Online AP® High School Instructor
Department: Educ Ctr for Talent Development Salary/Grade: TMP/01
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 2021 – 2022 academic year: All positions are teaching online between September 1, 2021 and August 17, 2022. 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.
CTD Online 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 semester-equivalent high school credits. AP® course syllabi will need College Board authorization. Students have up to 18 weeks to complete a one-credit and up to 36 weeks to complete a two-credit course. Honors and AP® courses are offered throughout the academic year. 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 feedback and guidance in a timely manner. Compensation is based on enrollment using a tiered model starting at $1500 for 1-credit courses and $2600 for 2-credit courses. Stipends are available for new course development. We offer individualized technical support and professional development opportunities for effective online instruction.
Experience teaching at the high school level
Proficiency 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.
Previous high school AP® course teaching experience
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Computer (Windows or Mac platform) with a current operating system
Reliable broadband internet service
Valid email account
Recent participation in an AP® training workshop
Experience working with the academically high achieving population
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: 39909
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.