BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
JOB TITLE: JROTC Instructor
REPORTS TO: School Principal
DEFINITION: Under the direction of the school principal, plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for secondary school students in the JROTC curriculum. Instructs and supervises students in a variety of school-related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Instructs cadets in the JROTC curriculum during the school year. Develops short and long range plans for achieving curriculum goals, gathers appropriate materials, establishes clear objectives for lessons, and formulates appropriate lesson plans.
- Meets and instructs assigned classes at designated locations and times. Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment.
- Recruits cadets and provides appropriate counseling to cadets enrolled in JROTC programs. Evaluates student progress and submits necessary government reports on a timely basis.
- Plans and implements instructional programs that adhere to system wide goals and priorities and meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
- Coordinates, plans and executes duties and responsibilities in conjunction with the BCPS JROTC Facilitator, and respective military service regional managers/directors.
- Organizes, supervises and participates in extracurricular activities for JROTC cadets to include color guard, drill teams and other special activities.
- Maintains knowledge of current professional military standards, including physical fitness requirements.
- Creates an instructional environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of cadets.
- Communicates standards, achievements, and deficiencies to students and parents. Meets with students and parents.
- Maintains complete and accurate student academic, attendance, and disciplinary records. Maintains JROTC student records as required by military service regulations and local policies. Monitors and assesses students' academic progress.
- Oversees the appropriate use and care of textbooks, instructional materials, uniforms, facilities, and equipment.
- Collaborates with school administrators, other teachers, paraeducators, parents, and community members in the education of students.
- Attends staff meetings. Serves on various committees.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Must be a retired officer or a United States Military Service Non-Commissioned Officer. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate of Arts or Bachelor's degree is preferred. A bachelor's degree is required for Senior JROTC Instructors. Must meet the minimum qualifications and standards required by the appropriate military branch.
Licenses and Certificates:
Must be certified as an instructor by their respective military service branch.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of military training. Knowledge of effective instructional techniques. Knowledge of instructional materials and equipment.
- Skill in instructing students. Skill in supervising students and managing behavior. Skill in preparing and implementing lesson plans. Skill in communicating with students, their parents, administrators, and others.
- Knowledge of and skill in the use of computers including word processing, database, spreadsheet and email applications.
- Ability to appropriately maintain confidential information.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The work of this class is generally performed in a school environment. Work may require the ability to move around the school and classroom.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Requires attendance at after-school and evening meetings and events.
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Position is eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement System.
This document describes the duties and responsibilities of a position. It shall not be held to exclude duties not referenced nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
Before you can be considered for employment, youMUSThave the following items attached to your application:
- Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
- Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted. Applicants should notify their reference proactively to inform them they will receive a form via email through a MAILBOT email address from Baltimore County Public Schools. Applicants should also inform their reference(s) of the job they are applying to.
- Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
- Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
- A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION (if applicable).
- A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
- A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
- A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS(if applicable).
- All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $ 100.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
- Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
- If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
- Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
- Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
- All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefitssession.
- Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360). Contact Information:
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204