SENIOR ARMY INSTRUCTOR
ARMY JUNIOR ROTC
August - June work calendar Pay
IAW ARMY REGULATION
Benefits pursuant to contract
between GRPS & GREOA
METHOD OF APPLICATION
All valid applicants must submit a complete electronic
application, resume and transcripts via the electronic
A complete job description and electronic application
can be accessed on the district website at
. No paper applications/resumes will be accepted. No
telephone calls please. Posting timeline:
August 19, 2011-
Classroom and extracurricular
instruction in accordance with the US Army Program of
Instruction and the guidance of the Grand Rapids for the
Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
Conduct the JROTC program in accordance with
applicable law, GRPS policy and Army /Cadet Command
regulations and policies
2. Prepare an
annual Master Training Plan. Develop a schedule for the
year reflecting school and JROTC objectives and
Include cadets in the planning phase and
organize cadets and resources toward the objectives.
Perform administrative tasks. Maintain
electronic student records; provide enrollment and other
student reports as required by the United States Army Cadet
Command (USACC); meet school administrative
Carry out logistics tasks. Prepare
requisitions. Maintain arms and supply operations in
accordance with regulatory guidance.
Recruit and retain students. Market the JROTC
program in school and community. Maintain enrollment
Teach JROTC cadets. Achieve the curricular
requirements and learn standards of the Program of
Instruction (POI) Attain and improve proficiency in all
military and other subject taught. Continuously improve
instruction by staying abreast of new and alternative
instructional and motivational techniques. Recommend changes
to the curriculum and teaching methodology.
Counsel and mentor students 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.
Accomplish required school tasks. Participate
in staff meetings, school committees and student activities
Perform duties required of other teachers in the
Plan, organize and conduct hands-on training
that build from instruction in the classroom; color guard,
marksmanship, drill teams, and JROTC social activities, such
as military ball, awards banquets, fitness challenges.
Conduct risk assessment to mitigate the
possibility of an accident for all activities; observe and
enforce Army and school safety guidelines.
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.
Prepare the unit for official visits by
dignitaries, Tri-annual formal inspections, and mandated
assist visits from high headquarters.
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.
Set an outstanding personal example of
professionalism, social and personal behavior and appearance
for cadets, colleagues and the community.
Responsible for actively participating in
building activities, meetings, parent conferences, staffing,
training, IEPC, when appropriate, as determined by the
Interact with students, parents,
administrators, staff and the community in positive
supportive and cooperative ways.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Be a
citizen of the United States
Be retired from the US Army, Army Reserve, or
the US Army Michigan National Guard. Retirement date cannot
exceed 3 years and must be receiving retirement pay.
Be a commissioned officer with bachelor's
Have no court martial's
Meet the retention medical fitness standards
and weight standards of CCR 145-2.
Have an excellent record of military
Have the mentality, personality, appearance
and bearing to represent the Army well in the civilian
Have good moral character, instructional
ability and be able to challenge, motivate and influence
young people in a positive manner
Meet administrative requirements of the
certification process, have a satisfactory interview, and be
determined by Cadet Command to meet the criteria outlined
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
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
National level checks include:
FBI records check
Defense Security Service
Central Registry of Spouse
&/or Child abuse or neglect
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
Approval by both the Army and the school is
required. GRPS also requires local agency checks paid for at
the applicant's expense.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and
requirements (not all inclusive): Teach 4-6 hours per day,
plus related administrative time. Usually 5 days per week or
as addressed tin the instructor contract with the school.
Generally these are the same days and hours as other teachers
under contract by the school district.
Work week is scheduled for 40 hours on
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
JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge
JROTC Cadet Stall Training
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.
Physical and medical fitness:
JROTC cadets are very
active physically, and 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.
Mental and emotional stresses are facts of
life for school teachers.
It is an occupation filled with tremendous
rewards and, on occasion, profound disappointments. JROTC
Instructors must have the mental strength to provide
consistency in judgment and behavior and exhibit a positive,
supportive outlook toward cadets and program.
This description is
intended to describe the type and level of work being
performed by a person assigned to the job. It is not an
exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required
by a person so classified