McCormick County School District Position Description
POSITION TITLE: ARMY JROTC INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATIONS:
Only personnel qualified by US Army Cadet Command (USACC) are eligible for employment as instructors.
Report to: Principal
JOB GOAL: To instill in students the values of citizenship, service to the community and the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment. Incorporate 21st Century learning, support school-wide expectations for learning, promote healthy lifestyles, develop leadership, strengthen positive self-motivation and enhance global awareness to include providing a historical perspective of military service.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: The AI will manage in coordination with the SAI the standard operating procedures relating to the administration, control, and training of JROTC Cadets. Procedures include the appointment, promotion, and demotion of Cadet Officers and noncommissioned officers. In addition:
1. Manage the JROTC unit according to school rules, regulations, and policies.
2. Advise school authorities on policy and regulation changes within CCR 145-2.
3. Maintain good relations with school authorities, faculty, and the student body.
4. 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 Army.
5. Enroll students in JROTC and support school officials while executing the curriculum and the integrated extra-curricular activities.
6. Manage the published Master Training Schedule.
7. Maintain contact with parents of assigned Cadets experiencing academic or behavioral problems.
8. Ensure JROTC unit areas are neat and orderly; current chain of command photos, Cadet Creed, core abilities and mission statement are present; and secure all sensitive items.
9. Share responsibilities for teaching the JROTC curriculum IAW Training Schedule.
10. Maintain a current copy of DA Form 3126 and/or DA Form 3126-1, a completed service learning checklist/rubric, a current copy of a bond/insurance certificate, and manage required JUMS reports.
11. Manage accountability of equipment, in coordination with the SAI/Primary Hand Receipt Holder, in accordance with AR710-2, including items requiring formal accountability (i.e., air rifles), informal accountability (i.e., clothing) and durable items costing $5,000 or less (i.e., automation, computers, audiovisual), but still requiring property accountability.
12. In addition to classroom instruction, a number of activities will require JROTC Instructors to work outside of the regular school hours. An Instructor‘s work week could easily exceed 50 hours and may include additional weekend activities.
a) Raider Challenge
b) JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)
c) JROT2955C Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB)
d) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
e) Drill and Rifle Competitions
f) Physical Training
g) Holiday Parades and Ceremonies (Veteran's Day, Memorial Day, etc.)
h) Color Guard Detail (Home Football Games, Parades, Ceremonies, etc.)
13. Just as any other teacher, JROTC Instructors are required to perform additional duties as required by the school. Additional duties may include hall monitor, chaperone, event security, test proctor, cafeteria duty, Substitute Teach other classes, etc.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 10 Months. An additional 10 days are reported to 4th Brigade, USACC through the Superintendent of Schools on a memorandum with the exact dates of summer training events and logistical requirements.
EVALUATION: Be prepared for scheduled and unscheduled classroom evaluations throughout the school year in accordance with school policy.
McCormick High School