Want to teach young students? Being an instructor is quite a noble job, right? But what if you are instructed to teach young cadet students? Willing to try this noble job? Then become a JROTC Instructor and see what awaits you when you become one.
JROTC Instructor is the one who instructs secondary school students that are under the JROTC curriculum.
Being an instructor of young cadets entails the following duties:
All the requirements that are needed to perform this job should all be approved by an employee. Being a JROTC Instructor requires you to withstand longer periods of sitting and standing that is needed in their work. They should be able to perform multi-task such as dialing a telephone, entering data into the computer or typewriter, read information on a computer screen and other printed materials needed for teaching. They too should be able to understand and hear their student’s speech in a normal classroom setting and telephone calls also. They need to have a physical ability to lift heavy materials which is about 20 to 50 pounds, climb stairs and work faster.
If you want to be a JROTC Instructor you need to be a retired United States Army Non-Commissioned Officer and should have a bachelor’s degree. Must have a teaching license and got all the requirements approved by Department of the Army. You need to have JROTC certification and know the duties of a JROTC instructor. And lastly he must know some instructional techniques, communication skills and patience to motivate students.
The duties of JROTC instructors are performed inside the school environment. They can be away for some filed trips too. The JROTC instructors are employed in the school and not in the Army. They have contract usually at the school for one year which is negotiated between the parties. They can still receive their retired pay from the government. This salary of a JROTC instructor can be higher as long as it is in accordance with school policy.
If you are retired Army personnel, you can still extend your services by being a JROTC instructor. You can mold these young cadets to be an effective citizen in the country and at the same time paid for the services that you rendered to the school.
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