We are currently hiring for our 2022 – 2023 academic year. All positions are teaching online between September 1, 2022 and August 17, 2023. We are seeking instructors for the following courses:
AP® Human Geography
AP® Art History
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. Courses are offered throughout the academic year. All courses are delivered online using our learning management system (LMS), Schoology.
Instructors are responsible for performing assigned duties and responsibilities in a responsible manner consistent with the expectations as described in the job description and all Northwestern University rules and regulations, including:
Reviewing CTD training materials and policies
Designing a course that meets CTD’s expectations, including incorporating best practices in gifted and online education
Working with staff to ensure the course matches the program's values and includes review and reflection
Responding to student inquiries within 24-48 hours (not including holidays), and providing support to assist students in staying on pace with course work completion.
Providing feedback and guidance in a timely manner
Completing semester and end of course narrative student evaluations
Previous high school AP® course teaching experience
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.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Computer (Windows or Mac platform) with a current operating system
Reliable broadband internet service
Recent participation in an AP® training workshop
Experience working with the academically high achieving population
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
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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.