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Virtual Special Education Teacher Positions

September 17, 2020

Nationwide

Teacher

Description:

Passionate Educators are needed at our K12 partner schools and we want you to join our talented team! 

K12 believes in education for everyone. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better. 

K12 is currently hiring nationwide for multiple special education roles including immediate openings in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington. If you live in one of these states, please consider applying for a SY 20/21 teaching position! We have open special education roles in Elementary, Middle School and High School. 

The Special Education Teacher is a highly qualified, state certified educator responsible for delivering specific course content in an online environment. Special Education teachers provide instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs as defined by each student’s IEP.  The special education teacher is also responsible for the compliance documents required in serving students with special needs. Teachers typically work from home but must travel occasionally throughout the year to various school functions, such as state testing or as otherwise required by the school.    

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree(s) AND
  • Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience. Teachers with one or more years of teaching experience are required to provide past performance data
  • Transcripts
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Prior Year State Assessment Data
  • Reference Letter(s)
  • Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate state certification

Essential Functions:  

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.) 

  •  Implement instructional strategies that stimulate learning and increase student engagement 
  • Create instructional resources to meet the varying needs of students 
  • Collaborate with parents and colleagues to manage coarse goals, curriculum, and materials that enhance the learning experience 
  • Actively participate in Professional Learning Communities (or professional development) 
  • Host live synchronous sessions that promote a positive learning environment 
  • Analyze student data to prescribe remediation and enrichment as needed 
  • Participate in data analysis meetings to monitor student growth 
  • Collects data and work samples to support documentation of IEP goals; 
  • Documents all contact with parents, collaborations with general education teachers, and interventions with students 
  • Makes modifications and accommodations to K12 lessons and assessments as specified by the IEP 
  • Collaborates with general education teachers to ensure inclusion and success of student in the general education classroom 
  • Collaborates on all progress, semester and grade reports 
  • Provides special education services to students; supports general education teachers and parents with student accommodations to promote the attainment of IEP goals 
  • Communicates with parents and applicable related service staff to ensure that students with special needs are receiving the appropriate therapies 

Other Required Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Experience working with the proposed age group
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)
  • Ability to clear required background check(s)

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with the proposed age group
  • 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

How to Apply:

1) Please visit k12.com/careers to learn more about open positions in your state!  

2) Click “Teach With Us”

3) Search for your state