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JobID 6022 : ROTC Army Instructor

Grand Rapids, MI

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rn Bargaining Unit: GREOA
rn Salary or Pay Rate: $36,011
rn Earning Days: 52 Weeks – 40 Hours per Week
: Our mission is to ensure that all students are educated, self-directed and productive members of society.
rnThe employee conducts classroom and extracurricular instruction in accordance with the US Army Program of Instruction and the guidance of the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. for the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
Essential functions, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the duties, knowledge and skills outlined in this job description. This list is illustrative only
, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by employees in this position. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
rn Conduct the JROTC program in accordance with applicable law, GRPS policy, and Army/Cadet Command regulations and policies.
rn Assist the SAI in preparing an annual Master Training Plan, developing a schedule for the year reflecting school and JROTC objectives and activities. Include cadets in the planning phase and organize cadets and resources toward the objectives.
rn Accountability of JROTC property. Issue uniforms and equipment as required to cadets. Carry out logistics tasks. Prepare requisitions. Maintain arms and supply operations in accordance with regulatory guidance.
rn Assist the SAI in recruiting and retaining students. In support of the SAI’s plan market the JROTC program in school and community, and maintain enrollment standards.
rn Teach the Leadership Education portion of the curriculum to the JROTC cadets and assist the SAI when needed. Achieve the curricular requirements and learn standards of the Program of Instruction (POI). Attain and improve proficiency in all military and other subjects taught. Continuously improve instruction by staying abreast of new and alternative instructional and motivational techniques. Recommend changes to the curriculum and teaching methodology.
rn Assist the SAI in counseling and mentoring cadets on their academic performance as members of the Corps of Cadets. Assist interested students in applying for the Senior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (SROTC) scholarships and completing service academy applications.
rn Accomplish required school tasks. Participate in staff meetings, school committees and student activities. Perform professional responsibilities duties required of other teachers in the school or as requested by the administration.
rn Assist the SAI in the Planning, organizing and conducting hands-on training that builds from instruction in the classroom; color guard, marksmanship, drill teams, and JROTC social activities, such as military ball, awards banquets, fitness challenges.
rn Conduct risk assessment to mitigate the possibility of an accident for all activities, observe, enforce Army, and school safety guidelines.
rn Develop professional qualifications. Participate in recurring instructor conferences and other professional development opportunities offered by the school district. Meet any continuing education requirements of the state, school district, or USACC.
rn Assist the SAI in Preparing the unit for official visits by dignitaries, tri-annual formal inspections, and mandated assist visits from high headquarters.
rn Plan and coordinate cadet and instructor’s attendance to the annual JROTC Cadet Leadership challenge (JCLC), conduct training and other activities as prescribed by the JCLC commander.
rn Set an outstanding personal example of professionalism, social and personal behavior and appearance for cadets, colleagues and the community.
rn Actively participate in building activities, meetings, parent conferences, staffing, training, IEPC, when appropriate, as determined by the administration.
rn Interact with students, parents, administrators, staff and the community in positive supportive and cooperative ways.
rn Other duties as assigned.
rn Bachelor’s Degree Desired. Associates Degree must be obtained within 5 years from the date of hire.
rn Must be a retired Non-Commissioned Officer from the US Army. Retirement date cannot exceed three years and must be receiving retirement pay.
rn “Gray-Area” National Guard and Reserve members with at least 20 years of creditable service for retired pay and a minimum of 3600 total points for retired pay and who meet all other prerequisites may be considered for AJROTC hard-to-fill-instructor positions.
rn Be a citizen of the United States.
rn Meet the requirements of Army Regulation 145-2 and United Army Cadet Command Regulation 145-2
rn Meet the retention medical fitness standards and weight standards of CCR 145-2.
rn Have an excellent record of military performance. Record free of any adverse action military or civilian.
rn Have the mentality, personality, appearance and bearing to represent the Army well in the civilian community.
rn Have good moral character, instructional ability and be able to challenge, motivate and influence young people in a positive manner
rn Meet administrative requirements of the certification process, have a satisfactory interview, and be determined by Cadet Command to meet the criteria outlined above.
rn Persons whose evidence is anything less than the highest ethical standards (lying, cheating, stealing), inability to relate appropriately to persons of the opposite gender (sexual harassment, misconduct). Persons who would cause the Army to have less than complete confidence in their reliability (alcohol abuse, drugs, financial irregularity) or trustworthiness to be in the classroom with cadets (child abuse). If any of the above applies, those candidates need not apply.
rn Persons whose background checks, which are conducted by the Army for every person as part of the hiring process, would produce information inconsistent with eligibility need not apply. National level checks include:
FBI records check
rn FBI Fingerprint check
rn Defense Security Service Records Check
rn Military Records Review
rn Central Registry of Spouse &/or Child abuse or neglect
rn School Official’s Authority:
AR 145-2 and CCR 145-2 states that the Army and hiring officials have equality in approving the hiring of prospective instructors. Approval by both the Army and the school is required. GRPS also requires local agency checks paid for at the applicant’s expense.
rnPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and TIME REQUIRED: Teaching requirements (not all-inclusive): Teach 4-6 hours per day, plus related administrative time. Usually 5 days per week or as addressed in the instructor contract with the school. Generally, these are the same days and hours as other teachers under contract by the school district. The workweek is scheduled for 40 hours on site.
Integrated Curriculum Training: These activities reinforce classroom instruction and offer cadets the opportunity to enhance their personal skills, discipline, teamwork, and self-esteem. They require instructor supervision, participation, teaching, and are conducted in addition to the hours of classroom and administrative duties.
rnrn Color Guard
rn Drill Team
rn Marksmanship Team
rn JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge
rn JROTC Cadet Stall Training
rn Other special activities selected by the cadets and their instructors and approved by the school such as banquets and ceremonies. An instructor can expect to devote at least one full Saturday per month to cadet integrated curricular training; at least one weekend per years for coordination meeting for JCLC as well and 1 to 2 weeks temporary duty at the JCLC site; 2-3 days at Cadet Staff Training, several evenings in support of school functions (parent teacher conferences, homecoming, prom). Others may occur in addition.
Mentoring/Counseling: Time varies widely. All instructors have an obligation to counsel and mentor cadets on their military and academic performance.
rnThe physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below 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.
rnWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk, hear (in a quiet or noisy environment), taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust/focus.
rnJROTC Instructors must have a physical and medical fitness level that permits them to participate fully in all JROTC activities. This includes participating in marching, the ability to lift and move boxes of curricular materials and other equipment and the stamina to conduct a full day’s training for a week at a time.
rnThe noise level in the work environment is usually loud to moderate. Work is performed indoors although there will be required outdoor activities. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.
rnWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to compare, analyze, communicate both orally and in writing in the English language, copy, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile and negotiate.
rnJROTC Instructors must have the mental strength to provide consistency in judgment and behavior and exhibit a positive, supportive outlook toward cadets and program.
rn**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. manages employment applications online. Applications must be completed online at ****. No hardcopy applications/resumes will be accepted for this position. Computer terminals are available in the GRPS Franklin Campus lobby from 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday-Friday, for applicant use (Monday – Thursday during the summer).
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. will not discriminate
against any person based on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, height, weight, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability or veteran status.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Assistance with the application process may be requested though the Human Resources Department at 616 819-2022
or ****
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