In partnership with the principal and in collaboration with other teachers, the JROTC works to instill in students in secondary educational institutions, the values of citizenship, service to the community and the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. It incorporates 21st Century learning, supportive of school-wide expectations for learning results promotes healthy lifestyles, develops leadership, strengthens positive self-motivation and enhances global awareness to include providing a historical perspective of military service using district tools and strategies to recognize student achievement, employ appropriate corrective discipline in addition to meeting the diverse student needs of the district.
The Dayton Way
- Support and maintain the District’s core principles in the areas of professionalism, engagement, curriculum, instruction, culture, and customer service. Demonstrate courage, compassion, patience, and a passion for teaching in daily activities.
- Meet the challenges of delivering education in an urban school setting. Use instructional methods to help struggling learners reach grade level; navigate competing instructional initiatives and find ways to apply them to the classroom effectively; and build confidence in students, parents, and guardians that academic achievement is attainable through sustained effort.
- Collaborate effectively with teachers and administrators to implement instructional strategies that promote student success in content areas.
- Build positive rapport and trust with families and community partners to facilitate their engagement in education efforts.
- Participate in district-organized professional development activities and seek out opportunities for self-development to improve instruction design and delivery skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Incumbent performs a majority of the following duties)
- Teaching the prescribed 3- or 4-year Naval Science curriculum.
- Instructing in military drill.
- Create and update lesson plans for the NJROTC curriculum and other lesson preparation requirements.
- Mentor cadets and assist with higher education or employment opportunities and goals.
- Requisitioning all government furnished equipment (includes uniforms, training aids, books, drill rifles, air rifles, and organizational equipment).
- Arrange cleaning and tailoring of uniforms. Surveying old and worn uniforms and other government property.
- Manage and conduct the JROTC unit according to school rules, regulations, and policies.
- Maintain good relations with school authorities, faculty, and the student body.
- Conduct a public affairs effort in the local area middle and elementary schools, among school and community officials, civic groups, parent-teacher groups and other individuals or groups, designed to further the understanding of JROTC, the school and the Navy.
- Enroll students in JROTC and support school officials while executing the curriculum and the integrated extra-curricular activities.
- Prepare weekly training schedules.
- Perform simple preventive maintenance of training aids and devices.
- Inventory control of all government furnished equipment/materials (including annual wall-to-wall inventory).
- Ensuring proper physical security of all government furnished equipment/materials.
- Planning extracurricular activities for the NJROTC unit (including color/honor guard ceremonies, drill team and rifle team competitive meets, field trips, basic leadership training, ship cruises, etc.).
- Preparing periodic reports on program administration and logistics.
- Keep current and abreast of new developments and organizations within the Navy.
- Assess unit progress to assure NJROTC program objectives are being met.
- Attend Navy-sponsored training to keep abreast of current requirements of program management.
- Participate in courses of instruction to improve teaching abilities.
- Maintain financial accounts of the operating budget.
- Prepare financial vouchers to the Navy for reimbursement of expenditures to the school, made in support of the NJROTC program.
CORE BEHAVIORS & COMPETENCIES
- Coping with Stress = think critically and solve problems in difficult situations; capable of handling interruptions effectively
- Attention to Detail = able to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
- Presentation Skills = creatively share information verbally and in writing to build interest and engage student learners; organize and present information in meaningful, easy-to-understand ways
- Adaptability and Flexibility = willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
- Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Must pass Federal and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation background check in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code Section 3301-83-06
- In no instance will an NSI be higher in rank than the SNSI for that JROTC unit nor will two instructors of the same rank/grade be permitted to run a JROTC program
Knowledge & Experience
- Have at least 20 years of active duty service in the United States Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard as a commissioned officer in grades W-2 through 0-6 OR Noncommissioned Officers must be in the grades of E-6 through E-9.
- Have retired in the last 6 years OR be retired and not receiving retirement benefits OR have been approved for retirement benefits for a medical disability in the past 6 years AND attained the educational degree requirements.
- Knowledge of differentiated instruction, child development principles, and a wide range of instructional and intervention strategies
- Ability and willingness to utilize technology in the enhancement of student learning
- Effective time management skills
- Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs
- Occasionally lift and/or move lightweight items up to 40 lbs.
- Ability to read and write to complete forms and reports
- Work is performed in a classroom setting
- Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
- Work may be subject to frequent interruptions
- Potential for exposure to irate parents or disruptive students
- Some assignments are subject to completion within strict timelines
- Periodic travel for meetings, professional development activities, and work assignments