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Naval Science Instructor (44)

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TitleNaval Science Instructor
Posting ID44
Description

SUMMARY  

Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will ensure effective development as college and career ready adults.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   

  • Teaching the prescribed 3- or 4-year Naval Science curriculum, to include military drill and physical fitness, and employing instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Counseling students in the NJROTC program and mentoring cadets and assisting with higher education or employment opportunities and goals.
  • Writing/updating lesson plans and other lesson preparation requirements. Provides individualized and small group instruction to meet the needs of each pupil.
  • Requisitioning all government furnished equipment (includes uniforms, training aids, books, drill rifles, air rifles, and organizational equipment).
  • Maintaining current inventories to include cleaning, tailoring, and surveying of uniforms; surveying old and worn government property; and performing simple preventive maintenance of training aids and devices.
  • Inventory control of all government furnished equipment/materials (including annual wall-to-wall inventories) to include ensuring proper physical security.
  • Planning extracurricular NJROTC activities (including color/honor guard ceremonies, team competitions, field trips, basic leadership training, ship cruises, etc.).
  • Preparing periodic reports as required by Navy and District policies and procedures.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in the Navy, Marine Corps, and District policies.
  • Attending Navy-sponsored training to keep abreast of current requirements of program management.
  • Assessing unit progress to assure NJROTC program objectives are met and ensuring continuous progress consistent with Navy and District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Participates in continuous high-quality professional development in order to enhance professional growth and development.
  • Establishing rapport with school counselors, faculty, and staff members to achieve organizational goals in order to make the entire school a positive and productive learning environment for students.
  • Making annual presentations of the NJROTC program to students at feeder schools for the purpose of recruiting new cadets into the program.
  • Maintaining financial accounts and preparing vouchers for reimbursement of expenditures to the school, made in support of the NJROTC program.
  • Establishing contact with civic groups to obtain their recognition and support of the NJROTC program.
  • Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all activities. Plans, establishes, and maintains procedures for managing pupils’ behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere and to maximize instructional time.
  • Uses a variety of formal and informal assessments to guide instruction and provide feedback during instruction.
  • Maintains availability for students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  • Supports and enforces school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies governing student life, conduct, and behavior in a fair and just manner.
  • Meets organizational timelines and performs all assigned duties and activities in a timely manner.
  • Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Associate’s Degree or higher.

 

Requires Commercial Drivers License or a willingness to obtain a commercial driving license.

 

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS  

Certification as a Naval JROTC Instructor from the US Navy.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Oversees the work of assigned instructional aides and volunteers.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS  

Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and instructional manuals.  Ability to design and write professional development plans, reports and data entry procedures.  Ability to effectively present professional development and training and respond to questions from groups of educators, trainees, media, administrators and organization members.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and in the display and interpretation of data. Ability to apply basic concepts of statistical analysis, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to interpret and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work related issues and problems.

 

Ability to quickly assess employee, departmental, and administrative needs and provide timely feedback. Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to provide instruction to ESOL students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the “chain of command” as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures. Presents a positive image of the District at all times.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

 

Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.

 

Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, and the school community.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff and district employees.  Ability to implement a flexible work schedule to meet the reporting deadlines.   Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.  Ability to perform duties with a high level of detail and accuracy. Ability to self-monitor and manage multiple tasks while working individually and with members of a group.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds such as boxes of materials.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as furniture or boxes of materials.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, listen and/or reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision.  Some driving required.  Duties of the job require frequent use of a computer monitor and related equipment.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Office environment with limited exposure to environmental conditions.  The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day. Frequent interruptions and immediate attention to unexpected situations are expected.  

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT  

12 Month Contract

Teacher Pay Scale equivalent to retired service rank

 

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board policy.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Month
LocationNewton-Conover High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/09/2022