AFJROTC Instructor Duty Application Process and Notes
Thank you for interest in becoming an AFJROTC instructor! Although retired, AFJROTC instructors continue to wear the uniform and represent the Air Force in the performance of their duties. As such, instructors are required to maintain certain standards of conduct, performance, uniform wear, weight and body fat standards, and grooming standards to maintain their certification to teach the AFJROTC curriculum. Please review the following links for more information regarding AFJROTC instructor requirements.
NOTICE TO ALL NCOS: Effective 1 August 2012, a minimum of a Bahelor degree is required for submission of an instructor application. NCO applications received on or after 1 Aug 12 without a Bachelor degree will not be accepted.
A completed and approved AFJROTC Instructor Application is required before being eligible to apply for an instructor position vacancy.
Applications are screened for approval based on minimum criteria outlined in Title 10, USC, Section 2033, AFJROTC requirements, the member's Air Force record, and high standards of military bearing, moral character and appearance.
Each approved application is scored based on the applicant's individual qualifications to include highest military grade held; command/command chief experience; all civilian education; all military education, military and civilian teaching experience; experience working with youth and results of an instructor application interview conducted by an AFJROTC officer instructor.
2) SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
Electronic Application: Complete the Application for Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor Duty via Online Application and electronically "Submit".
The Application Package: The following documentation is required to complete your application. To expedite, please Scan and email to HQ-InstructorMgmt@afjrotc.com. (Note: Submit documents as a .pdf file and photo as a .jpeg file. Due to size and firewalls, it may be necessary to submit documentation via two emails: 1) Performance Reports as one file; and 2) Remaining documents under a separate email.) Please refer to section 3 for assistance if you cannot scan and email the required documentation.
Application Signature Release Page (if you do not receive a Signature Release Page upon submission of the electronic application, please contact the appropriate Human
Resources Assistant listed in Section 3)
Current color full-length photograph in Air Force short-sleeved or long-sleeved blue shirt and slacks uniform (.jpeg file--head-to-toe pose facing the camera).
Last 10 signed Performance Reports* (not to include any LOEs). (May include copies of Training Reports to cover date gaps).
National Guard Members: If performance reports are not available, a minimum of three current letters of recommendation are required from commanders, supervisors, or First Sergeants attesting to the
member's quality of military service, professionalism, integrity and leadership ability
If awarded 30% disability or more, you must provide the entire multi-paged Rated Decision of the AF Physical Evaluation Board findings or VA Disability Determination to ensure medical qualification for AFJROTC Instructor Duty
Copy of Retirement Orders* (copy of the on-line HQ AFPC retirement application approval is acceptable until actual retirement order is received)
Gray-Area Guard/Reserve Members require copy of DD Form 214/NGB Form 22, Retirement Orders, and Point Summary Report (verification of at least 3,600 retirement points and verification of at least 20 satisfactory service years required. Request via HQ ARPC)
Copy of your highest academic degree held from an accredited institution (i.e. copy of the diploma or transcripts reflecting degree conferred)
Application interview with a current AFJROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI) at a high school nearest to you. The SASI will forward the completed interview to HQ AFJROTC for inclusion in your application. It is recommended that each applicant spend one day "shadowing an instructor" to become more familiar with AFJROTC instructor duties to determine if this is the full-time job you want to pursue. A list unit list is located at "AFJROTC Units" on our website. (Please refer to Section 3 for assistance if you need a point of contact/phone number to schedule an application interview.)
* Note: If you do not have copies of your performance reports, retirement orders, and/or DD Form 214, you may request them from: http://www.archives.gov/veterans
3) NEED ASSISTANCE OR HAVE QUESTIONS?
Please contact the appropriate HQ AFJROTC Human Resource Assistant based on the corresponding letter of your last name.
Commercial: (334) 953-xxxx
Toll Free:1-866- 235-7682, option 4
551 East Maxwell Boulevard
Officer Extensions: Last name (A-K) 0261; (L-Z) 7744
Resumes, biographies, or decoration citations are not required and are not considered in the application scoring process.
Submission of the electronic application does not constitute an application being completed to pursue advertised vacancies.
Applications are processed as soon as possible, but the review process may take 3-4 weeks based on volume received. Each application is worked based on date received. Patience is appreciated.
You will be notified if any corrections or mission documentation is required.
Applicants have the responsibility to submit all support documentation via email within 45-calendar days of electronic application submission. Applications not completed within 45-calendar days will be closed.
Applications and documentation received by Instructor Management are the property of the U.S. Government and will not be returned
For JROTC related questions please call Comm (334) 953-7513
For OTS - AMS related questions please call Comm (334) 953-8424
For OTS - BOT related questions please call Comm (334) 953-9675
For OTS - COT/RCOT related questions please call Comm (334) 953-0349
For those interested in attending BOT or COT, please utilize www.airforce.com to locate a recruiter in your area.
If you are having problems contacting a recruiter or have questions regarding what a recruiter has provided you, please contact 1-800-423-USAF(8723).
For ROTC and BOT Enlisted related questions please call your local Education Office. Not going through your local Education Office can prevent acceptance into a ROTC/BOT program.
For all other ROTC related questions please call AFROTC Recruiting at 1 (866) 4AFROTC