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Special Education Teacher-Grades K-12

November 19, 2018

Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma

Description:

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

Passionate Special Education Teacher-Grades K-12 are needed at the K12 partner school in the following states; Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Louisiana, Oregon, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

In order to support our partner school goals of innovation and transformational learning, teachers are required to hold an active teaching license in the state and reside in that state. Teachers also participate in professional development experiences face-to-face and other school actives.

As A Special Education Virtual Teacher you will:

  • Take ownership for student’s academic progress and attendance, communicating high expectations and showing active interest in student’s achievement
  • Prepare students for high stakes standardized tests
  • Conduct live Synchronous Teaching – minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Asynchronously support objectives, including composing/sending emails, planning course objectives, preparing learning plans, and using data to determine student needs
  • Collaborate with local/regional/ national teams and instructional coaches regarding instruction, resources, interventions and data-driven decision making
  • Under guidance from principal and coach, augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures using appropriate asynchronous and synchronous tools
  • Make placement and promotion decisions by generating formal and informal reports regarding student progress, alerting administrators to concerns about student performance and progress
  • Establish and maintain positive rapport with families and regularly communicate with students and learning coaches/parents on an ongoing regular basis
  • Support learning coaches/parents with student curricular and instructional issues in a virtual classroom environment, in line with academy policies and procedures
  • Support students and learning coaches with the set-up and maintenance of their learning environment including basic computer troubleshooting
  • Understand how both diverse and unique characteristics of students and their families impact required support
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the stakeholders
  • Respond to students, parents and colleagues in timely manner
  • Organize social and educational activities for students and families, including sponsorship of virtual clubs, outings, marketing events or other extracurricular activities as required
  • Travel to testing sites to proctor state exams

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Appropriate state certification
  • Meets state’s NCLB’s Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a virtual environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools
  • Experience teaching online (virtual) and/or in a brick-and-mortar environment
  • Familiar with Blackboard Collaborative or other online platforms
 

TO APPLY:

Email to Courtney Jacob at: cjacob@k12.com or Call: 703-483-7205

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