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K-8 Special Education Teachers (Grades K-8) INSPIRE THE FUTURE!
Start Date: ASAP
Passionate K-8 educators are needed at the K12 partner school, Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!
MGLVA is a rapidly-growing organization that offers our teachers and staff members the excitement of exploring an emerging concept in education. Daily, our talented teachers and staff experience the impact they make on the lives of children. Join us, and be inspired by the potential of our students.
AS A VIRTUAL TEACHER, YOU WILL ENJOY...
Leading students through successful course completion Building a virtual environment conducive to learning Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student. Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment
Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
Equal Opportunity Employer
K12 Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Minimum six (6) months of student teaching experience Bachelor’s degree Appropriate state certification- Michigan K-8 Special Education 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)
Experience working with the proposed age group Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology 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
At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
Bachelor degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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